The Libertines will stream a two-hour stay particular this weekend, that includes performances from quite a few musicians, comedians and poets, in addition to the band themselves.
The present, named RKD TV, will probably be broadcast from The Waste Land pub, a part of the band’s new Margate hotel The Albion Rooms, on Saturday (November 21) from 9-11pm GMT.
Tickets are £4, with a part of the proceeds going to the homelessness charity Shelter. You should buy them here.
Forward of the present, The Libertines have put out a name for followers to submit their very own artistic work, and can embody the most effective submissions as a part of this system.
“We’ve already obtained a bunch of nice folks signed as much as entertain you from first to final orders, however we’re additionally holding some all vital slots open so that you can get entangled too,” mentioned the band.
“For those who’ve obtained one thing you’d wish to contribute – perhaps a track, or poem, a narrative or, properly, no matter you want – we wish to hear from you. We’re not pigeon-holing this, so you may recommend no matter you wish to us at [email protected] Simply drop us a line together with a video clip of what you wish to carry out on the night time. We’ll get again to our favourites and invite you to affix us in performing stay (from your private home) through the broadcast.”
Comedians on the invoice embody Seann Walsh and Matt Forde, whereas Mike Garry, Toria Garbutt and extra will present poetry. Comic Paul McCaffrey and poet Luke Wright will compere.
“George Orwell wrote this essay referred to as The Moon Below Water, which was concerning the excellent pub – proper all the way down to the glasses and the ambiance,” Barat defined. “On the finish of it he mentioned, ‘You wish to know the place this pub is? Nicely, it doesn’t exist’. The problem was to make that place exist. To date, I can have time right here.”