LONDON, UK (Top40 Charts)
On Thursday, 19 December, Coldplay
present Under 1 Roof , a charity concert at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. The show will raise funds for Kids Company, which works with vulnerable children and young people in London and Bristol.
will be joined by David
Brent and Foregone Conclusion, Lily Allen, Dynamo
and Rizzle Kicks. The evening will be hosted by Fearne Cotton.
This is the second Under 1 Roof concert, which is the flagship event of Coldplay's ongoing relationship with Kids Company. The first U1R took place in 2011, when the band played London's O2 Arena
alongside Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, Tinie Tempah, Rob Brydon and Emeli Sandé. That show raised more than £400,000.
have also donated instruments and stage outfits used during their Mylo Xyloto world tour to be auctioned online in aid of Kids Company. The auctions are live on eBay at cldp.ly/KidsCoEbay now.
Said Colplay frontman Chris Martin: "Buying a ticket to this concert will guarantee two things: a totally unique never-to-be-repeated night of star-spangled entertainment, and money in the Christmas coffers of a charity that brings love and happiness to London's most vulnerable kids.'
Said Kids Company founder Camila
Batmanghelidjh: "When you feel happy your heart flips - Coldplay
have made thousands of children's heart flip not just through their music but through their kindness and support. The concert will bring together some incredible talent under one roof to help some incredibly courageous vulnerable children who are surviving their childhood so that they might have a brighter future."
Tickets for Under 1 Roof go on sale on Thursday, 14 November at 9am from www.gigsandtours.com/go/coldplayuor and www.eventimapollo.com