The Fratellis and Kaiser Chiefs among artists in Virgin Radio’s Big Thank You Tour for key workers

Virgin Radio UK is staging three gigs for key workers in its Big Thank You Tour, to recognise those who helped Britain through the height of the pandemic.

The gigs are being held at the OVO Hydro arena in Glasgow on 20 December, the AO Arena in Manchester on 21 December and culminating in The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on 23 December.

A number of leading acts will be fronting the gigs, split across the venues including The Fratellis, The Vaccines, Kaiser Chiefs, Tom Walker, Tom Grennan, Del Amitri, David Gray, Newton Faulkner and Isaac Stuart.

Virgin Radio Content Director, Mike Cass said: “At Virgin Radio UK, we wanted to do what we could to celebrate our key workers and thank them for everything they have done for us all during the pandemic. The Big Thank You Tour will be one big rock star thank you, from some of the best names in the business with lots of great music.”

Virgin Radio is offering free tickets to key workers – that’s anyone from the NHS staff and emergency service workers, to postmen, binmen, pharmacists, supermarket workers, teachers and many more.

To secure free tickets, key workers should register at


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