Roger Daltrey’s final waltz with Teenage Most cancers Belief as singer steps down as live performance collection curator
This yr’s Teenage Most cancers Belief live performance collection will function headline reveals from The Who, Squeeze, Noel Gallagher’s Excessive Flying Birds, Younger Fathers and The Chemical Brothers. The gigs, which is able to takes place on the Royal Albert Corridor between 18 March and 24 March, concludes with ‘Ovation’ – A Celebration of 24 Years of Gigs For Teenage Most cancers Belief the place plenty of Roger Daltrey’s associates be a part of forces to honour his final yr as curator of the occasion.
The Who singer, who will proceed as an honorary patron, has tirelessly fundraised and advocated for the charity for practically 25 years.
Among the biggest acts on planet pop, together with Sir Paul McCartney, Oasis, Muse, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, The Treatment, Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, and Take That, have all beforehand graced the well-known stage in support of the trigger.
Daltrey’s “unstoppable drive”
Kate Collins, Chief Govt of Teenage Most cancers Belief, mentioned: “These live shows have raised over £32million and Roger’s tireless drive has helped Teenage Most cancers Belief change the lives of younger folks with most cancers on a scale that was unimaginable on the first present in 2000. It’s time to have fun his unstoppable drive, dedication, dedication and management… and what higher approach to do it than with this superb line up.”
The invoice for this yr’s occasion contains three nights of celebrations with Daltrey himself. The Who will carry out with an orchestra on 18 and 20 March, alongside very particular company Squeeze, who’re themselves celebrating their fiftieth anniversary this yr.
Whereas, on 24 March, ‘Ovation’- A Celebration of 24 Years of Gigs For Teenage Most cancers Belief will function an unlimited array of stars who’ve helped set up these gigs as a celebrated annual occasion. Artists corresponding to Kelly Jones, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend, Eddie Vedder, and Paul Weller are all set to supply their help to assist shut this yr’s live shows.
Speaking in regards to the 2024 collection, Noel Gallagher, whose Excessive Flying Birds headline on 21 March, mentioned: “Teenage Most cancers Belief proceed to make an actual distinction to youngsters in what undoubtedly should be probably the most difficult years of their lives. Having carried out on the very first occasion again in 2000 it’s a charity very near my coronary heart. Collectively we are going to make the night time distinctive… I’d purchase a ticket if I had been you.”
Full 2024 Teenage Most cancers Belief live shows line-up
Mon 18 March: The Who with Orchestra, with particular company Squeeze
Tues 19 March: Night Of Comedy – line-up to be introduced
Wed 20 March: The Who with Orchestra, with particular company Squeeze
Thurs 21 March: Noel Gallagher’s Excessive Flying Birds, with particular company Blossoms
Fri 22 March: Younger Fathers plus particular company
Sat 23 March: The Chemical Brothers plus DJ James Holroyd
Solar 24 March: ‘Ovation’ – A Celebration of 24 Years of Gigs For Teenage Most cancers Belief
For tickets, which go on sale at 9am GMT on 12 January, click on right here