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Hard Rock Calling: Charlatans to headline second stage and play Cafe


Story by Jack Foley

THE Charlatans will headline the second stage at the 2008 Hard Rock Calling concert in Hyde Park, London on June 28, with support from Eddi Reader and Scott McKeon, with more acts to be announced shortly.

The Charlatans will also perform an exclusive live set at Hard Rock Cafe London on April 24 to coincide with the re-launch of its London Vault.

The Charlatans’ show is one of three exclusive performances under the umbrella The Road To Hard Rock Calling.

KT Tunstall and Starsailor join The Charlatans in playing Hard Rock Cafes around the UK, leading up to Hard Rock Calling.

The Charlatans kick off The Road to Hard Rock Calling with their show at Hard Rock Cafe London on April 24, followed by a performance by KT Tunstall at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh on June 3 and Starsailor at Hard Rock Cafe Manchester on June 19!

Tickets for The Charlatans at Hard Rock Cafe London on 24 April can only be won via Virgin Radio; tune into Ben Jones or visit

Winners will also receive champagne and canapé VIP Private Vault tours.

The Charlatans release their 10th studio album, You Cross My Path, on deluxe double CD, single CD and vinyl, through Cooking Vinyl, on Monday, May 12.

The album, which was made available from Xfm’s website and the bands official site last month, has received over 90,000 downloads.