Noel Gallagher is to play his first solo shows since disbanding Oasis, performing twice at this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) shows, which take place in February and through March.
The guitarist, who has previously supported the charity, performing with Oasis as well as appearing solo, will this year headline the Royal Albert Hall, on Mar. 25 and 26
The annual TCT shows co-organised by the Who’s Roger Daltrey — the charity’s patron — will also see concerts by Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode and Foo Fighters/Led Zeppelin rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures.
Daltrey has also revealed that the Who’s headline show on Mar. 30, will be the group’s only UK live show in 2010.
A reformed Suede, minus Bernard Butler, have also been persuaded to perform for the charity which raises essential funds to build specialist teenage cancer units within the NHS. Suede will play on Mar. 24.
Tickets for all TCT shows go on sale Friday Feb. 5.
The full line-up for the 2010 Teenage Cancer Trust gigs is:
Depeche Mode (Feb. 17)
Them Crooked Vultures (Mar. 22)
Jimmy Carr, Noel Fielding and Rhod Gilbert (Mar. 23)
Suede (Mar. 24)
Noel Gallagher (Mar. 25, 26)
Arctic Monkeys (Mar. 27)
JLS (Mar. 28)
The Specials (Mar. 29)
The Who (Mar. 30)