more acts announced for Mencap's Little Noise Sessions

The King Blues, Erik Hassle, Alex Gardener and Ellie Goulding

The King Blues, Erik Hassle, Alex Gardener, and Ellie Goulding have been added to the line-up for this year's acclaimed Mencap's Little Noise Sessions which take place at Islington's Union Chapel.

Alex Gardener will open for Mika on 18th November, acoustic ska band The King Blues start the show for Lostprophets on 20th November and Welsh synth-pop starlet Ellie Goulding will get things going on 22nd November, followed by Swedish pop/funk/electro wunderkind Erik Hassle ahead of headliner Florence & The Machine.

They join the previously announced line-up including Editors, Mika, Lostprophets, Taio Cruz, Tinchy Stryder and Florence & The Machine. Now in its fourth year, these special gigs are hosted and curated by Mencap ambassador Jo Whiley with all proceeds going to learning disability charity, Mencap.

Also set to perform in the stunning surroundings of the Union Chapel are The Maccabees, Bombay Bicycle Club, Everything Everything, Paloma Faith, The Blackout and Golden Silvers more performers and special guests still to be announced.

The line-up so far:

Monday 16th November
The Maccabees
Bombay Bicycle Club
Everything Everything

Wednesday 18th November
Paloma Faith
Alex Gardener

Friday 20th November
The Blackout
THE King Blues

Saturday 21st November
Taio Cruz with special guests Tinchy Stryder and Chipmunk

Sunday 22nd November
Florence + The Machine
Golden Silvers
Erik Hassle
Ellie Goulding

To register for tickets visit Registration is open now, and will last until Tuesday 13th October, with all proceeds going to the learning disability charity, Mencap.

There are 1.5 million people with a learning disability in the UK, who are among the most excluded and disadvantaged people in our society. Money raised at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions will go to Mencap arts awards projects to help people with a learning disability. Mencap directly supports people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose and challenge prejudice.

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article by: Scott Williams

published: 07/10/2009 08:50

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