line-up revealed for one off Children In Need Rocks concert

Take That, Muse, Sir Paul McCartney, Dizzee Rascal, Paolo Nutini, Mika, Snow Patrol, and more

news: Friday 16th October 2009

Take That, Muse, Sir Paul McCartney, Dizzee Rascal, Paolo Nutini, Mika, Snow Patrol, Leona Lewis, Dame Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Cheryl Cole, and Lily Allen have been announced for a massive concert for Children In Need, the BBC have confirmed.

The line-up for Children In Need Rocks at London's Royal Albert Hall was revealed this morning on Radio 1. Take That singer/songwriter Gary Barlow was expected to make the announcement but was forced to cancel due to a family bereavement. Barlow said in a statement: "It's fantastic to be able to kick off BBC Children In Need 2009 in such a special way. I've always wanted to do something like this and I can promise a night to remember, a night that will, I hope, play a small part in changing the lives of disadvantaged children across the UK."

The event will be hosted by Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles with Peter Kay, Fearne Cotton, James Corden, and Sir Terry Wogan also appearing on the night.

The concert will take place on Thursday 12th November, as part of a week of Children In Need-related events and will be broadcast on the BBC.

To have a chance to buy a maximum of two tickets, fans must register their details by clicking here before noon on Tuesday 20th October.

Successful applicants, drawn through a random ballot happening on Tuesday 20th October, will be notified the following day by email. Tickets for the concert will be priced from £50 to £100.

article by: Scott Williams

published: 16/10/2009 10:15


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