Kasabian To Headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Party

The band promise a 'special' New Year's Eve

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Kasabian have been announced as headliners for this year’s Hogmanay at Edinburgh’s Concert In The Gardens on New Year’s Eve.

Idlewild have already been confirmed as one of the support acts at the party in Princes Street Gardens in the city.

Kasabian front man Tom Meighan declared: “It is an honour to be asked to play Hogmanay this year. Scotland is always a special place to play and New Year’s Eve will be even more special. We promise.”

Edinburgh Hogmanay’s director of events Pete Irvine said: “We’re delighted we’ve got another strong line-up for the Concert In The Gardens.

Although we’ve altered the formula a bit from previous years, there’s no question the Gardens will rock.”

More artists for the concert are due to be revealed in the next few days.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay this year is a four-day festival, including street parties, candle lighting as well as a Viking Torch procession.

Tickets for the December 31 concert are £37.50 and will go on sale on Saturady November 3 at 9am.

Further information and tickets will be available from the event’s website here www.edinburghshogmanay.org/.

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