Having sold out their U.K. tour within minutes of going on-sale this morning, The Libertines decided that the current international refugee crisis that they will be donating proceeds from their U.K. shows to Migrant Offshore Aid Station. MOAS is a humanitarian organization formed to assist migrants at sea. Proceeds from the Glasgow show go to ‘The Invisibles’ a Glasgow homeless charity.
Also, these shows are the first club shows the band have played since March 2004.
The full list of dates are below..
Sunday 6th Glasgow Academy
Monday 7th Nottingham Rock City
Tuesday 8th Bristol Academy
Thursday10th London Electric Ballroom
Friday 11th Manchester Ritz
The likely lads have already released Gunga Din, Glasgow Coma Scales Blues, and Anthem for the Doomed Youth. Watch the wicked tune Gunga Din come to life below.
The new The Libertines album Anthems For Doomed Youth is release Friday September 11th.