Olly Murs and Amy Macdonald added to Mencap's Little Noise Sessions line-up

plus Lawson, Jessie Ware, Karin Park and Loveable Rogues

news: Thursday 25th October 2012

More acts have been added to the line-up for Mencap's Little Noise Sessions held again this year at St.John-at-Hackney from Tuesday 20th until Sunday ­25th November 2012.

Now in their seventh year, Mencap's Little Noise Sessions take world-class bands out of their comfort zone to present a rawer, purer sound meaning the crowd get to witness something very special each night.

X Factor's Olly Murs is confirmed to headline Tuesday 20th November, with support coming from pop four-piece Lawson, and Britain's Got Talent's Loveable Rogues.

The headliner for Sunday 25th November, has also been announced as multimillion album selling Scottish singer/songwriter Amy Macdonald. She will be joined by Sweden's Karin Park, and other special guests still to be announced.

Friday's special guest joining The Maccabees, and Jamie N Commons is London songstress Jessie Ware.

Pre-sale tickets for Tuesday 20th November and Sunday 25th November will be available from 9am on Monday 29th October to people who have signed up to the Mencap Little Noise backstage area. To register for pre-sale tickets sign up to Mencap Little Noises' backstage area www.littlenoisesessions.org.uk/subscribe. Tickets will go on general sale on Wednesday 31st 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.


Tuesday 20 November
Olly Murs
Loveable Rogues

Wednesday 21 November
Richard Hawley
First Aid Kit
King Charles

Thursday 22 November
Special guests to be announced

Friday 23 November
The Maccabees present 'Given To The Wild'
Jamie N Commons
Jessie Ware

Saturday 24 November
Noah and the Whale
Lucy Rose

Sunday 25 November
Amy Macdonald
Karin Park
Special guests to be announced

The full line up will be announced in the coming weeks, so check out www.littlenoisessions.org.uk for all the latest news and ticket prices.

article by: Scott Williams

published: 25/10/2012 14:10

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