The Vaccines, Elbow and Bastille have been confirmed for a number of intimate gigs as part of the charity War Child’s ‘Passport Back To The Bars’ series. A week of one-off shows will give fans a chance to see big acts in intimate venues, other acts also confirmed are Duran Duran, Ride and You Me At Six. Tickets for the shows will be available via a lottery, and entry for the lottery will cost £4.50 with at least £4.15 going to the War Child charity, which helps children in war zones. Entry is via text or via the War child website here. Elbow will be returning to The Roadhouse in Manchester on February 24, which Guy Garvey has said is the bands ‘Spiritual home’. The rest of the dates for the War Child gig series are below.
The Vaccines, Dublin Castle, London (February 16)
Duran Duran, Wilton’s Music Hall, London (February 19)
Ride, 100 Club, London (February 19)
You Me At Six, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London (February 22)
Bastille, Sofar Sounds House Party, London (February 23)
Elbow, The Roadhouse, Manchester (February 24)