Gorillaz will placed on a free present for NHS employees (Image: Getty/PA)
Gorillaz have introduced they may carry out a free present for NHS employees at The O2 Area subsequent month.
The band, which was based by Blur’s Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, wish to give again to all of the frontline employees who’ve risked their lives caring for sufferers in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The live performance will happen on August 10, the night time earlier than their sold-out gig on the venue.
Tickets shall be accessible from The O2’s official website, and might solely be bought by ‘NHS employees and NHS contract employees who work in NHS hospitals within the UK’.
In typical Gorillaz trend, drummer Russel Hobbs mentioned in a press release: ‘Reap what you sow, y’know what I’m saying?’
He went on: ‘We don’t simply wish to say thanks, we wish to do thanks too, as a result of we care in regards to the individuals who take care of us.’
Steve Sayer, VP & Basic Supervisor at The O2 added: ‘That is such a giant second for us. Our first reside present in over 500 days, with one of many UK’s greatest bands taking part in to an viewers made up of NHS employees and their households.
‘We’ve got missed the followers and reside performances a lot, we couldn’t be extra proud to reopen with this occasion and to welcome such an incredible viewers.’
Gorillaz’s free live performance will happen on August 10 (Image: Getty Photographs)
Liam Gallagher will even be holding a free present for NHS employees in August (Image: Getty Photographs)
Gorillaz should not the one act who will placed on a free present on the O2, which can maintain a sequence of concert events all through August to mark the return of live music.
Liam Gallagher will also be playing a gig for NHS workers on August 17, after it was postponed from its unique date of October 29 final yr. He shall be joined alongside Primal Scream and Black Honey.
The Oasis star confirmed the brand new date for the live performance on Instagram, the place he wrote: ‘O right here we now have it the rescheduled NHS gig on the O2 with may Primal Scream c’mon you understand LG x. (sic)’
All ticket holders will have the ability to use their unique tickets for the rescheduled present.
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