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The Maccabees, Alt-J, Michael Kiwanuka announced for Mercury live gig

15 October 2012, 12:14 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton


The Maccabees, Alt-J and Michael Kiwanuka have been revealed as the next acts to perform at the Mercury Prize series of live events.

The trio will play the special show at LSO St Luke’s in London next week (Wednesday 24 October), with tickets available through a ballot system here.

The Maccabees were shortlisted for their latest record Given To The Wild, while Alt-J and Michael Kiwanuka are each being honoured for their debut album releases.

The full list of Mercury nominations is as below:

Ben Howard
Django Django
Field Music
Jessie Ware
Lianne La Havas
The Maccabees
Michael Kiwanuka
Plan B
Richard Hawley
Roller Trio,
Sam Lee

Check out Best Fit’s own alternative Mercury list here.

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