Scissor Sisters to play V Festival warm-up

The band play a preview show in London...

Scissor Sisters are to do a club show to warm-up for their headline appearance at V FESTIVAL.

The band headline this month’s event at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in Stafford (August 20-21), but will precede the dates with a show at the London Forum (August 18).

A statement on the band’s official website reads: “Next Thursday the band will be previewing a large section of their V set with a special surprise gig at London’s Forum.”

”Proceeds from the gig will go to the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Joe Strummer Foundation For New Music.”

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (August 11) at 9am via [url=] A limited number will also be available at the box office at London Astoria at face value, and are limited to two per person.