The 1975 announce intimate gig at Gorilla in aid of War Child

The 1975 frontman Matt Healey announced they would be playing an intimate gig at Gorilla in February for War Child

The 1975 Frontman Matt Healey announced via twitter that the band would be playing a gig at Gorilla for War Child UK.

The band are currently Stateside, touring their latest release, ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’.

The gig is lined up for February 1st as part of their UK and Ireland Tour Dates, where they will also play the AO arena.

Speaking on Twitter, Matt Said: “Hello everybody we are playing a show in Manchester on the 1st of February at Gorilla, all the money will be going to War Child so try and get tickets to that one!!”

Great venue, great band!

War Child UK supports children living in war town countries, supplying food, water and a safe place to call home. They are working in Ukraine, Yemen, and Afghanistan to get children the life-saving aid and psychological care they need, fast.

You can donate to War Child by clicking here. 

Gorilla have advised people who want to snaffle tickets, which are guaranteed to be rarer than hen’s teeth, by following them on twitter at @thisisgorilla and to sign up to their newsletter, which you can do by clicking here.

The Manchester Band met at Wilmslow High School in 2002, before they signed to Dirty Hit at Polydor Record.

The band consists of lead vocalist Matthew “Matty” Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald, and drummer George Daniel.

They  released their chart-topping self-titled album in 2013, which included major hits ‘Chocolate’ and ‘Robbers’.

Gorilla have issued a warning on their twitter this morning that said:

“We are aware of people trying their luck and promoting tickets for sale for the 1975. This is false information. No tickets of any kind have been released yet. Do not buy tickets from anywhere for any show unless advertised directly with us. Stay Safe.”

Looks like one you don’t want to miss!




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