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Pulp To Play Teenage Cancer Trust Gig
The Quietus , February 21st, 2012 10:11

Macca also along. Pulp live pic by Hayley Hatton

Pulp, Paul McCartney, Jessie J, Florence & The Machine and Example will play this year's series of Royal Albert Hall gigs in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust, it was announced today.

"Every year my team and I work really hard to make these concerts for Teenage Cancer Trust something special," said Roger Daltrey, Teenage Cancer Trust patron. "This year is no exception and the line up of artists donating their time and talent is incredible, I hope there's something for everyone."

"I’m proud to be a patron of Teenage Cancer Trust. I’ve been involved for nearly 20 years, and this is the twelfth year we’ve staged these shows. I might be a rock star, but I’m also a dad. I know teenagers aren’t children, and they’re certainly not quite adults either. They’re a group all on their own and they need to be recognized as that. The work Teenage Cancer Trust does building hospitals wards that don’t feel like hospitals and bringing these young people with cancer together is invaluable. So to all parents out there, these are your teenagers, support this charity. "

The dates run as follows below, and tickets go on sale from this Friday, February 24th at 9am.

MARCH

29th - Paul McCartney 30th - Example 31st - Pulp

APRIL 1st - Jessie J 3rd - Florence & The Machine

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