Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s largest independent music therapy charity, has announced the return of their ground-breaking Get Loud campaign which is supported by founding sponsors, SSE.

Taking place on Wednesday 26th September Get Loud will present ten celebrated UK artists performing at the same time in ten intimate locations around the UK. The eclectic range of artists performing this year are helping Nordoff Robbins celebrate the incredible diversity of their charity, as they reach out to anyone and everyone who can be helped by music therapy.

Tickets for the individual shows will cost £10 and go on sale via with all the proceeds going to raise awareness of the incredible work Nordoff Robbins does in their own centres and in their wide spanning partner organisations. The shows are as follows:

All Saints – Komedia – Brighton
Enter Shikari – Concorde 2 – Brighton
Everything Everything – The Garage – London
Nina Nesbitt – Omeara – London
The Darkness – The Fleece – Bristol
The Skints – Birthdays – London
Hot Dub Time Machine – Joiners – Southampton
Katie Melua – The Borderline – London
Lisa Stansfield – Matt & Phreds – Manchester
The Beat – Engine Room – Southampton
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Cottiers Theatre – Glasgow

Nina Nesbitt says “I am thrilled to be supporting Nordoff Robbins’ 2018 Get Loud campaign. Putting on this Get Loud show gives me the opportunity to bring my fans together to celebrate music, and the work this charity is doing to help people with so many different challenges in life, through music therapy”.

Watch a video of the announcement here:


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