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Paul Weller to play seventh Teenage Cancer Trust gig (2013)

Story by Jack Foley

PAUL Weller has been added to the line-up for this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust concerts at the Royal Albert Hall (2013).

The longstanding supporter of the charity will play a seventh and final show at the venue on Monday, March 25.

Curated by Noel Gallagher, Weller’s last night gig follows a stellar line-up that already includes Ryan Adams, Kasabian, Primal Scream, Rizzle Kicks, Labrinth, Russell Brand and Noel Fielding.

Commenting on his involvement, Weller said: “I’m looking forward to getting on stage for the final night of Teenage Cancer Trust at Royal Albert Hall.

“I’ve always supported the charity and have seen first-hand how hard they work and what a huge difference it makes to the kids. When Noel asked me to headline I didn’t hesitate.”

Tickets for Paul Weller are priced from £25 (plus booking fee) and go on sale on Friday, February 1 at 9am.

Support slots announced:

Some of the support bands have also now been announced for the various concerts taking place across the week.

Kasabian will be joined by newcomers Dark Horses, while acclaimed band Palma Violets will support Weller.

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys will open for Noel Gallagher for a very special show featuring performances from special guests including Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon.

And Beth Orton will provide previously announced support for Ryan Adams.

The dates and acts are (all March 2013)…

19 – Ryan Adams plus special guest Beth Orton
20 – An evening of comedy with Russell Brand, Noel Fielding and very special guests
21 – Primal Scream
22 – Kasabian plus support from Dark Horses
23 – Noel Gallagher with special guests including Damon Albarn & Graham Coxon. Plus guest Gruff Rhys
24 – Rizzle Kicks and Labrinth
25 – Paul Weller plus special guests Palma Violets