LONDON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Youth homelessness charity Centrepoint and promoters SO-UK have brought together some of the biggest names in UK Soul, Blues and R'n'B for one night only at Indigo O2 on 17th April to help give homeless young people a future.
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"SO-UK: Centrepoint Sessions" is a sublime evening of UK Soul starring much loved artists from the UK soul movement: Carl McIntosh and the Loose Ends Experience, Omar, Junior, Imaani, Terri Walker, Don-e, Natasha Watts, Maya Blu, Femi Fem, Ronnie Herel, Fitzroy Facey (Soul Survivors), Sammy Confunktion - all keeping the vibe alive till the early hours. Young people supported by Centrepoint will also be performing during the evening.
This event is part of the Centrepoint Sessions series - previously starring Laura Mvula and Jamie Cullum. All proceeds from 'SO-UK: Centrepoint Sessions' will directly benefit homeless young people.
Centrepoint works with more than 8,000 homeless young people each year. As well as a safe place to stay, the charity also provides vulnerable 16-25-year-olds with vital support in tackling physical and mental health problems as well as helps to return to education or find a job.
Tickets are priced from £25 - £50 and can be purchased from: http://bit.ly/SoUKCentrepoint
Jonathan Ward, Celebrity & Major Donor Manager at Centrepoint, said: "It's fantastic to see some of the biggest names in UK soul come together and support our work with homeless young people. This is such an exciting line-up; get your tickets now, we expect them to go fast!"
- Centrepoint is the leading charity for homeless young people aged 16-25.
- Centrepoint supports 8,400 homeless young people a year directly and through partner organisations.
- It provides accommodation-based and floating support services in London, the North East of England and Yorkshire. These include emergency night shelters and accommodation-based short stay services, as well as specialist services for care leavers, ex-offenders, young single parents, foyers and supported flats.
- Centrepoint's work is about more than just providing a safe bed for the night; Centrepoint helps young people to turn their lives around by gaining essential life skills; tackling their physical and mental health issues and moving into education or employment.
- Through policy work, Centrepoint aims to influence public policy, campaigning on behalf of the young people it supports and homeless young people throughout the UK.
- Founded in 1969, Centrepoint has helped more than 104,000 homeless young people.
- HRH The Duke of Cambridge became Centrepoint's Patron in 2005.
For more information, please visit http://www.centrepoint.org.uk
SOURCE Centrepoint, The Youth Homelessness Charity