Macmillan announce Brick Lane Takeover festival

United Kingdom United Kingdom | 10 June 2009

Frank Turner, Jersey Budd and Eight Legs are among the names set to perform at the event, which will run across seven venues in East London’s Brick Lane on Thursday 13 August.

Festival-goers will be able to buy tickets for £20 from 9am on Friday (12 June), which will give them access to all venues for 12 hours of music which will also feature performances from The Chapman Family, Danny And The Champions Of The World and many more.

Click here to see the latest Brick Lane Takeover line-up.

Speaking about the event, organiser Alex Blair said: “Macmillan’s Brick Lane Takeover is certainly one of the most ambitious and exciting events that Macmillan has put on!  Thanks to the generosity of so many bands and venues, we hope to raise £30,000 to help Macmillan continue to provide vital support to people affected by cancer.”

All proceeds from Macmillan’s Brick lane Takeover 2009 will go to the charity.

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wrote on Wednesday 10 June :

Frank Turner? Whats this Billy Bragg b*llocks? bring back A Million Dead!!! haha Go McMENTAL!

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