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The Charlatans to play a night for Jon Brookes at the Royal Albert Hall

The Charlatans to play a night for Jon Brookes at the Royal Albert Hall

The Charlatans have announced plans to host a one-off charity concert in memory of former drummer Jon Brookes, who died earlier this year.

The band will play London’s Royal Albert Hall in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity on October 18. Tickets for the gig will go on sale at 10am on Friday morning [September 20].

Brookes passed away peacefully in hospital on the morning of August 13.

A statement released to announce the charity show reads: "Following the loss of our much missed friend and drummer, Jon Brookes, we, together with some friends, are putting on a show at the Royal Albert Hall. The show will benefit The Brain Tumour Charity, which Jon was involved with during his illness. It’s our way of raising money for research into and awareness of a cancer that will unfortunately affect many lives as it has ours. We look forward to seeing you at the Royal Albert Hall and making it a night to remember."

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