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Teenage Cancer Trust attracts big names

The full line-up for the 2016 Teenage Cancer Trust shows has been revealed.

The Vaccines, Simply Red, New Order, and David Gilmour will be performing at the series of concerts held over five nights at the Royal Albert Hall. They join the previously announced Bring Me The Horizon, who perform on 22 April 2016.

Tickets for the newly announced acts go on sale on 19 February.

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David Gilmour returning to Royal Albert Hall

David Gilmour returns to the Royal Albert Hall in 2016, following a run of five sold-out shows at the iconic venue earlier this year.

“The voice and guitar of Pink Floyd” is back at  the hall on 25, 28, 29, and 30 September 2016.

Tickets for Gilmour’s only UK concerts to be announced for 2016 go on general sale on 4 December at 10 am.

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David Gilmour: The nights of wonder

David Gilmour | Royal Albert Hall | 23 September 2015

Growing old isn’t easy. Even if you’re a global music icon. Do you dye your hair, get the brand back together, and play 40-year-old hits to sold-out stadiums around the world? Or record Christmas carols and Sinatra cover versions, stuff your shows with growled new songs, and reimagine beyond recognition the one bonafide classic you do play?

Sensibly, for his first solo London show in almost a decade, David Gilmour chooses neither extreme. Sure, he plays seven tracks from an album released less than a week ago. But they fit almost seamlessly into a carefully curated setlist that lovingly embraces the songs that helped sell 250 million albums. And although the legacy of the band he’s retired looms large from the vintage clips projected on the familiar circular screen to the retro laser spectacle of ‘Comfortably Numb’ this is by no means a Pink Floyd revival.

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