The Modfather plays the London Brixton Academy 15th birthday party...

Paul Weller has been confirmed to play at the LONDON BRIXTON ACADEMY’S fifteenth birthday party on May 21, can reveal.

The night will be the culmination of nearly two months of birthday activity for the London venue, which also includes gigs from Macy Gray (April 6), Gomez (April 16), Primal Scream (April 21-22) and Leftfield (May 20).

A spokesperson for Brixton Academy told “We wanted Paul Weller because he is from south of the river and respect is due! Like The Academy, his career has spanned over 15 years, and like The Academy, he’s still doing the business!”

Tickets for the Birthday Party go on sale at 9am tomorrow morning (March 29), priced #25. Support acts for the gig will be confirmed nearer the time.

As previously announced on, Paul Weller is also scheduled to embark on a full UK tour in April, in support of his new album ‘Heliocentric’, which is released on April 10 through Independiente.

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