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Kasabian announce May gig at Leicester City's ground

Kasabian are Leicester natives. Credit: PA

Kasabian have announced they will play a special one-off gig at the Leicester City ground as their team approach potential Premier League glory.

The rockers, who are from the Midlands city, said: "This has been an unbelievable year for the city and it seemed like the perfect thing to do this summer."

The gig will take place at the King Power Stadium on May 28th with tickets going on sale at 10am this Saturday.

Guitarist Serge tweeted: "We cannot wait to throw the city the greatest party they have ever seen. Sergio X."

Leicester City will play Manchester United at Old Trafford this Sunday May 1 with kick off at 2.05pm.

Second November date for Kasabian in Nottingham

Kasabian at their homecoming gig in Leicester Credit: Katja Ogrin/EMPICS Entertainment

Capital FM Arena Nottingham have announced a second date for Kasabian as part of their autumn UK tour. The band will play at the venue on 29 November.

The announcement of an extra date comes as tickets for the venue’s first Kasabian gig on 28 November are almost sold out, 75 minutes after going on sale.

The news comes after they headlined Glastonbury, following a historic hometown show in front of 50,000 people at Leicester’s Victoria Park.

Police: Kasabian's homecoming gig 'a great success'

Kasabian at their homecoming gig Credit: Katja Ogrin/EMPICS Entertainment

Kasabian's homecoming gig to 50,000 fans last weekend was a 'great success' according to Leicestershire Police.

They say that although public transport became busy, people were patient, and although 26 mobile phones were reported as stolen, ten were returned to their owners.

There was one minor public disorder incident.

Crowds at Kasabian's gig Credit: Katja Ogrin/EMPICS Entertainment

This weekend the band will headline at Glastonbury - performing on the famous Pyramid Stage.


Kasabian wow 50,000 as concert hailed 'great success'

Kasabian's lead singer Tom Meighan lapping up the atmosphere on stage in the band's homecoming gig in Leicester Credit: PA
50,000 revellers packed into Victoria park for Kasabian's massive homecoming concert Credit: PA
Guitarist Sergio Pizzorno described the event as the biggest party the city has ever seen Credit: PA
Tom Meighan of Kasabian on stage in Victoria Park in Leicester. Credit: PA
There's no rest for the Leicester-band, who close Glastonbury with a headline set on the Pyramid stage next week Credit: PA

Victoria Park set for Kasabian's Leicester gig

Thousands are expected to flood into Victoria Park for Kasabian's massive home-coming gig in Leicester.

Watch: Kasabian promise 'greatest party' Leicester has ever seen

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