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- Posted on Jan 25th 2010 5:28AM by Julian Marszalek
Best described as "intimate", tickets for the 300-capacity gig go on sale this Wednesday morning (Jan. 27) at 9am.
Also scheduled to help with the birthday festivities are post-hardcore rockers Enter Shikari and the homegrown talent that is Paulo Nutini, scheduled to play on Feb. 8 and 17 respectively.
The venue -- profiled by Spinner last year -- has always prided itself for spotting new talent and this was never more evident than a two-week period in May 1993 that saw performances from Radiohead, the Verve and a Mancunian support band called Oasis. It was at this show that Oasis were spotted by Alan McGee, who decided on the spot to sign the band to his Creation label.
Speaking of the venue in 2001, Manic Street Preachers' singer-guitarist James Dean Bradfield was fulsome in his praise saying, "King Tut's was the first venue to treat us properly and give us hot food on tour."