War Child BRITs Week Together with the O2 returns for its fifth year and strongest series of gigs yet. Fans will have the opportunity to see the biggest names in music in intimate venues across London. All of these events will be happening whilst raising money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. War Child UK raised an estimated £650,000 through BRITs Week shows last year. A significant increase takes place year on year by the organisation. BRITs Week is produced by AEG Presents, BPI and War Child, the charity for children affected by conflict, together with O2.
London plays host to a plethora of artists through a number of special gigs taking place between 11th and 22nd February. The events will happen around the BRIT Awards to celebrate another phenomenal year for British music.
The line up includes seven-time British chart topper and Grammy award winner Jess Glynne. Glynne is joined by international chart toppers and BRIT award-winning The 1975. Additionally, Anne-Marie, the artist named 2018’s biggest-selling UK debut artist, will be performing along with acclaimed BRIT nominee Jake Bugg and rising star Jade Bird. You Me At Six, the heartfelt rock band, will also be performing. Critics’ Choice nominee 2018 Mabel and quick-witted London rapper AJ Tracey will join them. All of the artists will all be performing in intimate and special venues across the capital. On top of that, the revered singer-songwriter Frank Turner will be DJing and curating a night with Xtra Mile Recordings. Turner will feature Johnny Lloyd and more exciting talent.
The Brits Are Coming!
As a result, fans will also be given a rare opportunity to catch Bristol rock band IDLES. Also, fans will have the chance to see renowned singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey and the potent combination of alternative-rock and electronic soundscapes from Enter Shikari who will also be playing. Acclaimed British DJ and broadcaster DJ Semtex, Ivor Novello winning songwriter Tom Odell and festival headliners Bring Me The Horizon will be joining them. However, living legend and one of the primary members of the inimitable Squeeze, Chris Difford, will also be offering a songwriting masterclass at the BRIT School.
The prize draw is open now and closes at 23:59 pm, Monday 4th February. Enter the prize draw and win tickets to see the artist of your choice. Music fans can also make a £5 donation to War Child at www.britsweekwarchild.co.uk. Fans can enter as many times as they like to maximise their chance of winning. There will also be a limited number of tickets for sale from Friday 18th January.
Therefore, A limited number of tickets for some of the shows will be available to buy exclusively to O2 customers. Those customers can access those tickets via Priority Tickets from 9am Wednesday 16th January.
War Child BRITs Week will be partnering with Twickets across all shows as their ethical resale partner.
The Brits Week Show Schedule:
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