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Kasabian to play Eden, Great Escape this summer

By | Published on Wednesday 18 February 2009

Kasabian have been confirmed for this year’s Eden Sessions, now in their eighth year. The band will play at the Eden Project on 4 Jul, ahead of Oasis, who are to play a rescheduled gig there on 14 Jul, after they were forced to cancel a September gig at the venue after the band’s Noel Gallagher was, as previously reported, injured by an onstage attacker at a show in Toronto.

Tickets for the news gigs go on sale on 24 Feb at 6pm at a cost of £35 each. The Eden Project’s creative director Peter Hampel says: “We’ve got our work cut out in 2009 to match last year’s success, but Kasabian are without doubt, one of the world’s top live acts and alongside Oasis, have given us the best possible start.”

Kasabian are also amongst the latest acts confirmed The Great Escape in Brighton in May. Organisers of the event, which takes place from 14-16 May, have announced that the likes of Little Boots, Lightspeed Champion, Holy Fuck, Metronomy and Danananakroyd will also be appearing.