Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has welcomed today's announcement confirming Kasabian's homecoming gig at the city's Victoria Park in June 2014.
"Leicester is incredibly proud of Kasabian and we are delighted to host this homecoming concert to celebrate these local heroes. There can be no doubt that this will be one of the musical highlights anywhere in the country next summer."
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