Story: Jack Foley
SOME of the coolest names in dance have been confirmed to play
a special club night benefit at London's Astoria in aid of the
Save the Children of the Tsunami appeal.
Acts such as Nightmares on Wax (pictured), Basement
Jaxx, James Lavelle and Roots Manuva have all agreed to appear
in the all-nighter on February 2.
The event has been organised by Rhys Ifans, Samantha Morton and
celebrity friends on behalf of the charity, Save The Children,
and follows a night of bands at the same venue, including the
likes of Graham Coxon, Primal Scream and Spiritualized.
Taking place from 8pm until 3am,
the night boasts live performances from Roots Manuva, LCD Soundsytem
and Nightmares On Wax, as well as DJ sets from Felix B of Basement
Jaxx, Alison Goldfrapp, Andrew Weatherall and James Lavelle.
Tickets for the event cost £15 per night in advance and
are available from www.meanfiddler.com
or the box office on 020 7344 0044.
The full running orders are:
Roots Manuva Soundsystem P.A.
Nightmares On Wax
Felix B (Basement Jaxx)
Doors 8pm. Close: 3am
Children of The Tsunami. London Astoria, Charing Cross Road, WC2.