Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig running order announced

There's a few tickets left for tonight (Feb 26) gig and after show

The Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig takes place at London‘s O2 Arena this Thursday (February 26), and we’ve got the full running order (including stage times) below.

Headlined by this year’s Godlike Genius recipients The Cure (who are due to be awarded the honour at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 the night before), Franz Ferdinand, Crystal Castles and White Lies also play the Big Gig.

Zane Lowe is set to host the evening.


The Big Gig stage times are as follows:

White Lies – 6:50pm (GMT)

Crystal Castles – 7:35pm (GMT)

Franz Ferdinand – 8:25pm (GMT)

The Cure – 9:30pm (GMT)


Doors open at 6:30pm (GMT).

The last few tickets for this year’s Big Gig are available to buy now – including 70 standing tickets that have just been released thanks to production changes.

Plus tickets for the after party at Matter which features The Filthy Dukes playing live are also up for grabs.

To check the availability of Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig 2009 tickets and get all the latest news, go to NME.COM/biggig.