Kaiser Chiefs have introduced that they are going to be headlining a London Christmas carol music remedy fundraiser live performance.
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The ‘Ruby’ hitmakers will carry out on the Nordoff and Robbins Christmas Carol which can happen at St Luke’s Church in London on Tuesday, December 12.
The service may even be hosted by Beverley Knight and Joe Stilgoe, with Knight main the viewers in conventional carols in addition to singing a couple of of her hits. Ayanna Witter-Johnson may even be performing alongside the Kaiser Chiefs. Go to right here to buy tickets.
Kaiser Chiefs have supported Nordoff and Robbins since they acquired the charity’s O2 Silver Clef award for Finest British Act in 2006, persevering with with a fundraising gig in 2016, breaking floor on the charity’s first music remedy centre exterior of London in Newcastle in 2017 and performing as a part of the Nordoff and Robbins digital Christmas Live performance in 2020.
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We may even be handled to a particular efficiency from @AyannaWJ
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Talking about their upcoming efficiency in a press launch, the band’s frontman, Ricky Wilson mentioned: “We’ve played a lot of memorable shows as a band, including a brilliant, intimate gig for Nordoff and Robbins a few years back, but this one really stands out. We can’t wait to be a part of this festive institution and rock the pews at St Luke’s Church with some of our anthems.”
He continued: “Music has been such an enormous part of our lives for the past 20 years and what Nordoff and Robbins’ music therapists can do with music’s power is remarkable. They are able to reconnect people who may otherwise feel isolated from the world – whether a young person with a life-limiting condition, those living with dementia, or somebody rebuilding their lives after an accident. We’ve been long-term champions of the charity’s great work and we’re proud to be continuing our support at this incredibly special Carol Service.”
Nordoff and Robbins’ skilled music therapists work with kids and adults with excessive life challenges, together with accidents, disabilities and terminal sickness. In 2022, Nordoff and Robbins music therapists held 46,453 remedy periods reaching 11,807 people all year long. The charity additionally labored with 359 accomplice organisations comparable to faculties, care properties and hospices to supply a lot wanted music remedy.
Sandra Schembri, the CEO of Nordoff and Robbins mentioned: “We’re excited and grateful for the incredible artists who are supporting this year’s Carol Service. As well as marking the festive season, we are coming together to celebrate the power of music in offering inclusion and belonging to people who might otherwise feel isolated.”
She continued: “We imagine that music is a superpower, and for purchasers like six-year-old Emmie who has Down’s Syndrome, periods along with her music therapist Nicky have helped her acquire confidence – giving her the chance to precise herself and develop her creativity.
“People like Emmie and her Mum, Lauren, are at the heart of everything we do and thanks to the money raised through the service, we can deliver music therapy to more clients across the UK, including some of the most vulnerable people in society. We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone to the spectacular setting of St Luke’s Church in London for this truly magical and uplifting evening.”
In different Kaiser Chief information, earlier this month, the band’s drummer and songwriter Nick Hodgson revealed the unique inspiration behind the band’s hit music ‘Ruby’.
In a brand new video characteristic posted by The Different Songs the place Hodgson retold the story for a stay viewers, he recalled enjoying a verse on the keyboard when somebody known as Ruby walked in, prompting him to sing the monitor’s well-known hook, “Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby…“.
“At the time we didn’t say who Ruby was,” he shared. “But I can tell you now that Ruby was a dog.”