Manic Street Preachers Plan NHS Support Shows

The band will play two gigs in Cardiff later this year in support of the NHS

Wizard Welsh power trio Manic Street Preachers have just announced two shows in support of the NHS: one for staff, the other open to the public, with all money set to go to charity.

The Manics will play Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on December 4 and 5, marking their sole Welsh dates this year. The first show will be free and open to NHS staff as well as a guest of each staff member, while the second will be open to everybody with all profits going to NHS Wales charities. Ticket purchases for that show will be capped at four per person. Tickets for both dates go on sale this Friday (April 10) at 7pm GMT here.

The band released a statement saying: "We wanted to do something to show our appreciation, love and respect for the NHS and its amazing brave workers. One free show and one fundraising show seemed the best way for us to express our deep gratitude for all their heroic work."

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