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Villagers to support Elbow at the 02
Conor J O'Brien has been announced as special guest.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 18 Jan 2011
Elbow play their biggest Irish headliner to date on March 31 in the Dublin O2, and the Bury band have today announced that Villagers will be special guests on the night.
Tickets for the Dublin date are going for €44.20, and if you needed any encouragement to head down, the addition of the makers of our Hot Press Album Of The Year to the bill only serves to sweeten the deal.
In other Elbow news, the Mercury Prize winners will release their fifth studio album prior to the O2 show, on March 4.
A video of Guy Garvey & Co. performing one of the standouts, ‘Lippy Kids’, can be watched below.
Needless to say, we’ll have an in-depth interview with Elbow in a coming issue.
The Hot Press Newsdesk
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