Magic Numbers and Young Knives to launch new Oxford venue

The city's Carling Academy is go

The Magic Numbers and The Young Knives will play special one-off shows this weekend to mark the opening of the Oxford Carling Academy, previously known as the Oxford Zodiac.

The Magic Numbers will perform tomorrow night (September 21) at the venue, with Oxford residents The Young Knives playing on Saturday night (September 22).

The Young Knives are set to showcase material from their recently recorded second album, which is set for release in early 2008.

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