Liam Gallagher to perform free concert for NHS staff

Lam Gallagher will perform a free concert for NHS staff at the O2 (PA Images)
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Liam Gallagher has announced he will performing a free concert exclusively for NHS staff.

The Oasis singer said the concert will take place on October 29 at the London O2 arena. 

Gallagher said it would be an honour to perform for staff and that they 'do an incredible job, we are very lucky to have them'.

NHS contract staff who work in NHS hospitals in the UK can apply for tickets, limited to two per person, from April 15. Successful applicants can take a non-NHS worker with them.

Gallagher is one of many acts who have recently announced benefit concerts. British singer Rick Astley said he will play two free concerts at the Manchester arena on October 28 and November 1.

While Welsh band Manic Street Preachers announced two concerts both at Cardiff's Motorpoint arena. The first on December 4 is free for NHS staff and a second, the following day, available to everyone with all proceeds going to NHS Wales.

The Script sold out their free concert at Dublin's 3Arena for 13,000 British and Irish national health workers in just half an hour last week.

Finally, song writers Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have also announced free concerts. The first in Nottingham on October 13 and another at Wembley on October 15.

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