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Gorilla. Arch 54/56 Whitworth Street West, M1 6 Manchester, United Kingdom
War Child BRITs Week together with O2 returns confirming its stellar lineup for 2018. It has been announced that the event will be expanding this year, for the first time since 2015, to Manchester. The series of gigs, traditionally held in London, gives fans the opportunity to see the biggest names in music in intimate venues while simultaneously raising money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. The lineup of shows will now feature an exclusive set at Manchester’s Gorilla from twice BRITs nominated four-piece Wolf Alice. Produced by AEG, BPI and War Child the charity for children affected by conflict, together with O2.
London will, once again, play host to a plethora of artists through a number of special gigs in the lead up to, and after, the BRIT Awards to celebrate some of the best of British music.
Two-time BRIT Award nominee Jessie Ware, BRITs Critics Choice winner Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Best British Female Solo Artist winner and multiple BRITs nominee Laura Marling, pop sensations The Vamps, art-electro indie rockers and multiple BRITs nominees alt-J, breakthrough rock band The Amazons, UK alt-rock band Deaf Havana performing an exclusive set, superstar Norwegian DJ, record producer and songwriter Kygo and American soul outfit Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats will all be performing at intimate venues across the capital.
As part of the music event Warner Music UK, Sony Music UK, Universal Music UK have each curated a night to showcase their most exciting new talent.
The prize draw for entry opens at 9:00am on Friday 19 January and closes on Monday 5 February. To enter the prize draw to win tickets to see the artist of their choice music fans can make a £5 donation at britsweekwarchild.co.uk. To maximise the chance of winning, fans can enter as many times as they like. There will also be a limited number of tickets for sale from the same date.
A limited number of tickets for some of the shows will be available to buy exclusively to O2 customers via PriorityTickets from 9am Wednesday 17th January.