Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Noel Gallagher returns

Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has signed up to play his only two concerts this year, for the Teenage Cancer Trust charity shows.
Great deals on musical instruments

Noel Gallagher has announced his first concerts after quitting Oasis.

The songwriter - who left the super-group last August after having a huge bust-up with his brother Liam - has agreed to perform at two of the Teenage Cancer Trust's annual charity concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall next month.

This will be the fifth time Noel has featured in the trust's yearly events, which have been some of the "best nights" he's ever had performing in the UK.

Noel said: "Ten years ago I got a call from Roger Daltrey asking me to join him for the first ever concert for the charity.

"Since then I've been honoured to support this amazing charity. I've had some of the best nights I've ever had on a UK stage."

Patron of the charity Who frontman Roger Daltrey is thrilled to have Noel confirmed for the March dates.

He said: "It's a blinder. I'm over the moon. It will be Noel's only shows this year, so those nights will be special."

The 42-year-old guitarist will join Arctic Monkeys, The Specials, The Who, Them Crooked Vultures, Suede and boy band JLS for the series of concerts.

Roger is delighted to have secured such a diverse line-up.

He said: "Kids have to start somewhere and JLS are for young people. Music snobs might turn their noses up but there's no place for them in the business."

The charity - which aims to provide specialist teenage cancer units at UK hospitals - has hosted shows for the past decade to raise funds and awareness of the cause.

Roger added: "When The Who first got together in 2000 to raise money for this brilliant charity, I had no idea we'd achieve so much from these shows. In the last ten years we've raised over £8.7 million, helping Teenage Cancer Trust to open nine more specialist cancer units for young people across the UK."

Electronic band Depeche Mode will open this year's event with a special show on February 17, to celebrate the ten-year anniversary.

The Who will close the concerts on March 30 with a performance of 'Quadrophenia'.

The 2010 Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall line-up:

February 17 - Depeche Mode

March 22 - Them Crooked Vultures

March 23 - Jimmy Carr, Noel Fielding and Rod Gilbert

March 24 - Suede

March 25 - Noel Gallagher

March 26 - Noel Gallagher

March 27 - Arctic Monkeys

March 28 - JLS

March 29 - The Specials

March 30 - The Who

Posted on 1 Feb 2010 10:30 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25
thumbnail

Aiming to provide equal educational opportunities for children across the U.K, NYMAZ outline the importance of technology in today's learning environment.

10 Mar 2017 12:22
thumbnail

Suffering from a shortage of funds in recent years, the Welsh educational system has experienced a slump in students who are expressing interest in music.

14 Feb 2017 13:19

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

Renowned for their legacy of revolutionary amplifiers and guitar pedals, Gurus have fast established themselves as a leading voice in the guitar industry

15 May 2017 17:04
thumbnail

Control the harmonic content and output of your tone in one fell swoop. Designed for all things gritty and tenacious, Earthquaker's Erupter puts fuzz back on the map.

10 May 2017 16:55
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48