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Electric Proms line-up unveiled
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets will play songs from their debut album

This year's BBC Electric Proms is to expand to two cities with bands appearing in London and Liverpool for the first time.

The Last Shadow Puppets and Tony Christie will be playing in Liverpool.

The Streets, Nitin Sawhney, who will be performing with The London Undersound Orchestra, Wild Beasts and XX Teens, will also be appearing in the capital.

The five-day music festival will be held from 22-26 October. Tickets go on sale on 17 September.

The event is normally held around various venues in Camden including The Roundhouse, KOKO and The Barfly. But this year organisers decided to expand the event.

Last year Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc Party, Editors, Reverend And The Makers, Mark Ronson, Chemical Brothers and Sir Paul McCartney were among the acts who performed.

The first BBC Electric Proms was held two years ago when Damon Albarn and Paul Simonon's The Good, The Bad and The Queen played their debut live show.



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