Festival Flash

Liam Gallagher to perform with The Who’s band for Teenage Cancer Trust

A host of musicians will cover The Who’s classics at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust next month. Liam Gallagher has been confirmed to play – his first gig since recently announcing the split of Beady Eye.

Liam Gallagher to sing with The Who Band at Shepherd's Bush Empire for the Teenage Cancer Trust

Also confirmed are Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson, Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield, The Strypes, Brody Dalle, Tom Odell, Amy Macdonald, Andy Burrows, Rizzle Kicks, Geddy Lee of Rush and Wilko Johnson. They will be backed by “The Who Band”: drummer Zack Starkey along with Simon Townshend, Pino Palladino, Billy Nicholls, Frank Simes, Loren Gold and John Coury.