The Kent weekender keeps getting bigger.
All Saints, Enter Shikari, Everything Everything, The Darkness and more will perform very special intimate shows across the country on Wednesday 26 September 2018.
The shows are in support of Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s largest independent music therapy charity, who have selected acts that represent the diversity of the organisation.
Proceeds from each ticket sold go towards the charity, raising awareness of the work undertaken in Nordoff Robbins’ centres as well as their partner organisations.
The eleven shows will take place in Brighton, London, Bristol, Southampton, Manchester and Glasgow.
Katie Melua, The Skins, Everything Everything and Nina Nesbitt will take to venues across London, while All Saints and Enter Shikari will play separate shows in Brighton. Ska legends The Beat will take to Southampton, as will party maestro Hot Dub Time Machine.
Elsewhere, The Darkness will take to Bristol, Gilbert O’Sullivan to Glasgow, and Lisa Stansfield to Manchester. All shows will take place on 26 September 2018.
Here’s how that line-up looks in full:
All Saints, Komedia, Brighton
Enter Shikari, Concorde 2, Brighton
Everything Everything, Garage, London
Nina Nesbitt, Omeara, London
The Darkness, Fleece, Bristol
The Skints, Birthdays, London
Hot Dub Time Machine, Joiners, Southampton
Katie Melua, Borderline, London
Lisa Stansfield, Matt & Phreds, Manchester
The Beat, Engine Rooms, Southampton
Gilbert O’Sullivan, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow
“We are excited to be part of the Get Loud line up this year for Nordoff Robbins,” Everything Everything announce. “The charity are helping so many people through music therapy and it feels good to know that our music will help to spread the message of their vital work across the country and help raise awareness.”
Enter Shikari agree, speaking of their forthcoming Brighton show. “We’re proud to be able to work with Nordoff Robbins’ on their Get Loud campaign. It’s been a while since we last played the Concorde 2 in Brighton, but to be able to return there in support of a charity that do amazing things with music to improve people’s lives seems like a great excuse.”
Nordoff Robbins uses music to support those with life-limiting illnesses, disabilities or emotional challenges. They host open access centres alongside 150 partner organisations, with public support by the likes of Nile Rodgers, Dame Shirley Bassey, Ellie Goulding, The Script, Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden and more.
Their music therapists work across the centres, schools, nurseries, hospitals, care homes, prisons, community centres and more.
Get Loud launched in 2016, having raised over £280,000 to date.
Tickets for the Nordoff Robbins Get Loud sessions will be available from 9:00 on Friday 3 August 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.