Teenage Cancer Trust announces line up for annual > Royal Albert Hall SHOWS >   >  > Monday 21 ­ Sunday 27 March 2011 >  >   >  > Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity that helps young people fight cancer, today (7 > February), announces the line-up to its eleventh, annual music and comedy gigs > at the Royal Albert Hall. >  >   >  > An evening of comedy kicks off seven star-studded nights on Monday 21 March.  > The evening includes Liverpudlian stand-up and comedy award winner, John > Bishop, Edinburgh festival favourites and TV regulars Kevin Bridges and Greg > Davies, plus other very special guests. >  >   >  > On Tuesday 22 March Squeeze will mark the 30th anniversary of their seminal > album East Side Story in true South East London style.  Since reuniting in > 2007, Squeeze have undertaken four major sold out tours of the US and UK and > have become firm festival favourites, with hits like Up The Junction, Tempted > and Cool For Cats.  Long-time friends and collaborators, The Feeling, will be > special guests on the night, alongside a few other surprise appearances. >  >   >  > Fresh from a February tour of the US and Canada, Scottish rock trio and Brit > Award nominees Biffy Clyro play their first UK date of 2011 on Wednesday 23 > March. This is their second appearance for Teenage Cancer Trust, having first > performed in 2006.  This is their only available UK date before July when they > headline Sonisphere Knebworth and play as special guests to long time Teenage > Cancer Trust supporters Foo Fighters at this year¹s sold out Milton Keynes > gigs. >  >   >  > Following the phenomenal success of Quadrophenia for Teenage Cancer Trust in > 2010, on Thursday 24 March, Roger Daltrey CBE, will perform The Who's 1969 > rock opera Tommy as well as early hits including material from Live at Leeds. > The legendary musician and the driving force behind Concerts for Teenage > Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall will perform the album about the ³deaf, > dumb and blind kid.²  Selling over 20 million copies worldwide, Tommy was > inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for Œhistorical, artistic and > significant¹ value. >  >   >  > On Friday 25 March Liam Gallagher also returns to Teenage Cancer Trust¹s stage > after Oasis played in 2002, this time with new band Beady Eye. Formed with > Oasis band members, guitarist Gem Archer, bassist Andy Bell and alongside > drummer Chris Sharrock, the band will play songs from their eagerly > anticipated debut album, Different Gear, Still Speeding, including new single > The Roller.   >  >   >  > An explosive live performance is guaranteed on Saturday 26 March when Editors > break from writing their fourth album and return to the live stage for the > first time since completing their 2010 world tour.  With two UK number one > albums in An End Has A Start and In This Light And On This Evening and a > string of hit singles from Munich to Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors and > Papillon, Editors will perform their first 2011 date ahead of co-headlining > Spain¹s SOS 4.8 festival with Suede at the end of April. >  >   >  > MOBO Award winning rapper Tinie Tempah plays the grand finale on Sunday 27 > March, marking the Londoner¹s first appearance at the Royal Albert Hall and a > fantastic opportunity to catch a huge star in the making in the intimate, > atmospheric and iconic venue.  The breakout star of 2010, who is also the most > nominated artist at this year¹s Brit Awards, will play hits from Disc-Overy.  > The album debuted at number one in October 2010 and includes chart topping > singles Pass Out, Written in the Stars, Frisky and Miami 2 Ibiza.  >  >   >  > Longstanding Teenage Cancer Trust patron Roger Daltrey CBE comments on this > year¹s line-up, "These gigs have raised nearly £10 million in 10 years and > they make a real difference to the lives of thousands of young people with > cancer.  We¹ve had both legends and rising stars play for Teenage Cancer Trust > over the years and 2011 is no different. I¹m truly grateful to everyone for > their support.²  >  > Simon Davies, CEO of Teenage Cancer Trust, ³Music plays a huge role in most > young people¹s lives, whatever they are going through, and it¹s a big part of > Teenage Cancer Trust.  We¹re immensely proud of these gigs which help us raise > the money we need to give young people with cancer access to the best possible > care and professional support.²  >  >   >  > The full line for Concerts for Teenage Cancer Trust at The Royal Albert Hall > is confirmed as follows: >  > ·        Monday 21 March:       Comedy with John Bishop, Kevin Bridges and > Greg Davies > ·        Tuesday 22 March:        Squeeze and The Feeling > ·        Wednesday 23 March: Biffy Clyro > ·        Thursday 24 March:       Roger Daltrey CBE performs The Who¹s Tommy > ·        Friday 25 March:                        Beady Eye > ·        Saturday 26 March:       Editors > ·        Sunday 27 March:          Tinie Tempah >   >  > Support acts will be announced in due course, see www.teenagecancertrust.org > for details.    
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