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The band is appearing at Concorde 2 on February 19 as the opening act for the Brit Week series, raising money for War Child.

Other acts including indie band Keane and rapper Aitch will play at various venues around the country.

The senior music manager at War Child, Clare Sanders Wright, said: “I am so excited to announce the line-up for Brits Week 2024 and thankful to all of the brilliant artists donating their time to raise vital funds in aid of War Child.

“The past year is one that we will never, ever forget. Children have paid with their homes and their lives for wars they didn’t start.

“And then, there are the children who don’t make the headlines – children who might be completely forgotten. But there is hope. War Child help children put the pieces back together.

“The money raised from Brits Week 2024 will help War Child keep children safe. Whether it’s mental health first aid, food, or shelter, War Child work in the hardest-to-reach places to ensure that children and their families have hope for a brighter future.

“We are so grateful to the artists and our partners for supporting Brits Week 24. Thank you.”

February 21 features a “bumper bill” with Brit award-winning rapper Aitch taking over at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire while Baby Queen play Lafayette and Northern Irish rock band Ash will perform at The 100 Club.

They will be followed by Pendulum taking to the stage at Here at Outernet on February 23 and post-punk musical duo Sleaford Mods playing on February 28 in Scala, both located in London.

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The day before the annual award ceremony on March 2, rising stars CMAT and Venbee will perform at Bush Hall and Omeara respectively.

Indie rock group The Last Dinner Party, who have been named as BBC Radio 1’s Sound of 2024, will close out the string of concerts on March 4 at the Trades Club in Hebden Bridge.

Since Brits Week launched in 2009, the shows have raised more than £7 million for War Child, a charity which helps children affected by war.

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