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The Kooks to perform benefit gig for Strummerville (2009)

The Kooks

Story by Jack Foley

THE Kooks will perform a one-off benefit gig for Strummerville on Friday, August 21, in a special location under the West Way in West London.

The gig will mark the closing of Mick Jones’ Rock & Roll Public library, which runs until August 25. Find out more

All proceeds from the event will go to Strummerville – The Joe Strummer New Music Foundation – with the event also being held on the same date as Joe Strummer’s Birthday.

The limited 500 capacity location is held in special urban space, directly under the west way (by the covered in bit of Portobello market / next to the Public Library) and the nearest Tube is Ladbroke Grove.

Listings info:
Library Live – The Kooks plus support from Strummerville acts: Beans On Toast, Smokey Angle Shades, Nat Jenkins and special guests.

Friday, August 21.
Limited 500 capacity venue
Tickets: £15 on the door
Doors: 6pm – arrive early (first come, first served)
Nearest Tube: Ladbrooke Grove