Muse Announce Two London Fundraising Shows
Muse have announced a pair of London shows to raise money for charity. On 9 and 10 May the band will play the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith. Proceeds from the first show will support War Child and Médecins Sans Frontières’ relief efforts in Ukraine, while the second show will celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Big Issue.
Tickets for the shows go on sale at 9am BST on Wednesday 30 March and are available here.
We’re honoured to be able to play these shows over two nights for three outstanding organisations. They’re out there delivering vital services time after time for the most vulnerable people in society, both in the UK and abroad. Tickets on sale Wed 9am BST https://t.co/6xLVVMtql4 pic.twitter.com/zeoOhtoMF1
— muse (@muse) March 28, 2022
“We’re honoured to be able to play these shows over two nights for three outstanding organisations,” Muse said in a statement. “They’re out there delivering vital services time after time for the most vulnerable people in society, both in the UK and abroad.”
James Kliffen, Head of Fundraising at Médecins Sans Frontières, added: “In half a century of providing emergency aid, the last two years have been by far the most challenging. We’re responding to conflict and emergencies in countries like Ukraine, Afghanistan and Yemen, getting supplies and medics to where they’re needed most, whilst treating the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing climate change crises around the world.
“In choosing to support us, Muse and their fans are helping support some of the most pressing emergencies of our time, whether those are headline news or the world’s forgotten crises. On behalf of our patients and everyone at MSF, thank you for your support.”
There were 10.7 million children in Ukraine on 23rd February, the day before the invasion,” War Child CEO Rob Williams said in a statement. “At least 4 million of those are now sleeping wherever they can find shelter either in bunkers, in the countryside, in transit or in another country altogether.
“The money raised by Muse will make sure that we can respond quickly to children who need support. We could not do this without their help.”