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Crisis Presents 2013

Crisis Presents 2013

Crisis returned to the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London on Friday 20 December with a line up of the UK's hottest new musical talent.

Jake Bugg, Bastille, Michael Kiwanuka, AlunaGeorge, Foxes and Al Doyle (Hot Chip) came together to celebrate Crisis at Christmas and raise essential funds for our year round services.

The event also featured a special performance by singers and musicians from our London Skylight centre.

Watch a video of Bastille performing at Crisis Presents 2014

Crisis Presents 2013 is in association with CODA and Live Nation

James Arthur and Friends at St John on Bethnal Green

James Arthur with Crisis members

Crisis supporter and X Factor champion James Arthur performed an exclusive intimate gig at St John on Bethnal Green on Tuesday 10 December 2013.

Crisis Presents 2012

Paul Weller and Emili Sande performing

Paul Weller, Emeli Sandé, Miles Kane and host Ben Elton performed at Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo on 19 December 2012.

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Crisis Stand Up and Rock

Tim Minchin at Crisis Stand Up and Rock

Stand Up and Rock was headlined by rock legend Paul Weller, a longstanding supporter of Crisis.

Ross Noble was the compere while Tim Minchin, Jo Brand and Graham Coxon provided laughter and music on 20 December 2011. The acclaimed Choir With No Name - made up of homeless or vulnerably housed people, including clients of Crisis - opened the show with rousing Christmas classics.

Crisis Hidden Gigs: Coldplay

Coldplay performing

Crisis held two Hidden Gigs with Coldplay in December 2010. The events, one in Newcastle and the other in Liverpool, raised £250,000 for Crisis. 

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Crisis Hidden Gigs

The Choir with no name

In 2009 Crisis organised a series of unique gigs around London featuring some of the UK's leading musical talent.

The location of the events were announced 24 hours before, highlighting the unstable housing situation of many people. Hot Chip, David Gilmour, Amadou and Miriam, Starsailor, Pendulum, The Magic Numbers, Dodgy and Noah and the Whale were among the acts who took to the stage for Crisis.

Watch a video Hot Chip made with our members of their single 'Over and Over' to promote Hidden Gigs

Crisis Consequences

Supergrass performing at Crisis Consquences

Crisis' first major music event took place at the Camden Roundhouse in March 2008 and featured Paul Weller, Supergrass, The Noisettes, Dirty Pretty Things, Ed Hardcourt, The Enemy and New Young Pony Club amongst others.

Alongside the gig the song 'Consequences' featuring Beth Ditto, Paul Weller, Gaz Coombes, Andy Rourke and Pearl Lowe was recorded and released as a single.

Watch a video of 'Consequences' here.

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