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Noel Gallagher declares Tom Meighan as 2023 UK area tour help act

Noel Gallagher declares Tom Meighan as 2023 UK area tour help act


Noel Gallagher‘s Excessive Flying Birds have introduced former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan because the help act for his or her 2023 UK area tour.

Gallagher and his band will hit the highway later this yr for a sequence of gigs behind new album ‘Council Skies’.

Now, it’s been confirmed that Meighan will help the band on the December dates, which start in London at Wembley Area. It comes after he performed with Gallagher at an Essex present this weekend (August 5).

Meighan was convicted of abusing his companion, Vikki Ager, in 2020 and sentenced at Leicester Magistrates Courtroom to hold out 200 hours of unpaid work after pleading responsible.

Across the time of the conviction, he parted methods with Kasabian – the chart-topping band he co-founded in 1997 – and defined that he had struggled “for a few years with alcohol habit” in addition to seeing the occasions as a “wake-up name”. He and Ager went on to be married, with Meighan identified with ADHD and saying that he was “deeply ashamed” of his abusive actions.

He went on to launch a solo profession on the finish of 2021, and play plenty of headline reveals and pageant dates.

Tom Meighan
Tom Meighan. CREDIT: Gus Stewart/Redferns

Earlier this yr, organisers of Sheffield’s Be Reyt Competition defended their resolution to guide Meighan because the headline act for the Could occasion.

In a press release, they deemed the reserving a “second likelihood”. The shop and venue File Junkee together with pageant organisers Community issued a press release, explaining why they booked Meighan as a headline act, and inspired followers to help the artist as he’s “working exhausting to raised himself”.

See Meighan’s UK area tour dates with Noel Gallagher beneath.

14 – OVO Area Wembley, London
15 – Utilita Area Birmingham, Birmingham
17 – Cardiff Worldwide Area, Cardiff
18 – First Direct Area, Leeds
20 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
21 – M&S Financial institution Area, Liverpool

Reviewing Gallagher’s latest out of doors London gig, NME wrote: “Whether or not Oasis get again collectively over the subsequent yr stays to be seen. For now, Gallagher senior nonetheless makes a reasonably good substitute. Plus he’s a rattling sight higher than any AI replication of the band.”



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