Easy Life, Years And Years And More Confirmed For 2023 ‘Brits Week’ Shows
Produced by AEG Presents, BPI and War Child, the series will take place on the days leading up to next year’s Brit Awards on 11 February.
‘Brits Week’ for War Child is set to return in 2023, giving fans the opportunity to see leading UK artists in intimate music venues across the country. Easy Life, Years & Years and Beabadoobee are among the acts already confirmed to perform.
Produced by AEG Presents, BPI and War Child, the series will take place around next year’s Brit Awards (11 February 2023) to raise money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war.
Kicking things off ‘Brits Week’ on January 29 at Lafayette will be UK rock outfit The Hunna. On 1 February, Metronomy will be playing songs from their renowned catalogue at new London venue HERE at Outernet, followed by the chart-topping Years & Years on February 2.
Following her acclaimed debut album this year, Beabadoobee will be playing at Lafayette on February 3, the same night that 2022 Mercury Prize shortlisted Kojey Radical will take to the stage at east London’s XOYO.
Cambridge’s critically acclaimed bedroom pop artist Cavetown will play at Omeara on February 4, with Scottish four-piece The Snuts then taking BRITs Week to Glasgow, performing at Stereo on February 5.
Leicester’s Easy Life will be heading down to Bristol for a show at Trinity Centre on 7 February, while back in London, Sea Girls will bring their renowned live energy to the iconic 100 Club.
Chart-topping singer-songwriter Frank Turner + The Sleeping Souls will play at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on February 9. Rounding things off on February 10, 2021 BRIT Rising Star nominee Rina Sawayama will turn her electrifying live performance into an intimate acoustic show at London’s Lafayette and genre-blending duo Bob Vylan will be playing tracks from their new Kerrang! Award & MOBO winning album at Omeara. More acts on the 2023 line-up will be announced in January.
Simon Jones, senior vice president, live music international, at AEG says “Bringing back ‘Brits Week’ each year is always exciting, and for 2023, we’re going even further afield across the UK to bring very special underplay shows to people. Our AEG team and partners at BPI, War Child and Mastercard have all clubbed together to help create another incredible series, for what is a fantastic industry fixture year in year out, raising much-needed funds for a very important charity, War Child. The line-up keeps growing, and there’s even more to come, so keep your eyes peeled.”
Maggie Crowe OBE, BPI’s director of events & charities says: “Announcing this brilliant lineup with more names joining the class of Brits Week 2023 early in the New Year is just joyous. Music is therapy for the soul and listening to amazing artists of all styles and backgrounds in intimate venues is exactly how this special annual event works to raise much-needed funds for War Child – in what will be their 30th anniversary year. Our thanks to all the artists and their teams and to our valued friends and partners for making Brits Week possible.”