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Blur and Oasis officially end Brit Pop Wars, team up to tackle cancer

05 December 2012, 13:57 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton


The Brit Pop Wars are over, our friends, as Blur and Oasis join forces to tackle cancer.

The line up for next year’s Teenage Cancer Trust gig series has just been announced, with Noel Gallagher set to play a show with former rivals Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon.

Gallagher released the following statement on the news:

“Teenage Cancer Trust do a brilliant job, and I’ve always been more than pleased to lend my support over the years.

“It’s also now a charity that is very close to the hearts and minds of dozens of acts in the world of music. It’s an honour to have the task of putting together the bills for next year’s series of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.”

Speaking to NME at a press conference in London this morning, Gallagher mentioned the possibility of a collaboration with the Blur pair:

“Will we play together? I hope so.”

The gig is set to take place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 23 March 2013, with all the dates as below:

19 – Ryan Adams, Plus special guest Beth Orton
20 – An evening of comedy with Russell Brand, Noel Fielding
21 – Primal Scream
22 – Kasabian
23 – Noel Gallagher, plus Damon Albarn & Graham Coxon
24 – Rizzle Kicks, Labrinth

Tickets go on sale Friday 7 December at 9.30am.

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