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Xfm will be once again taking over O2 Academy Brixton for a night of incredible entertainment - and this year we've excelled ourselves...
The headliner for XFM's Winter Wonderland with Rocksmith at O2 Academy Brixton on December 17 is....
As confirmed by the XFM Breakfast Show with Danny Wallace this morning we can tell you that Tom Smith and co will be helming our annual London show, now back for its ninth consecutive year and once again in support of War Child.
The band - who are currently working on their fourth album - will perform their only scheduled date until next summer as part of our incredible line-up.
"It is our pleasure to be part of XFM's Christmas do this year," frontman Tom commented. "To help this wonderful station celebrate will be a lot of fun. The night is made all the more worthwhile for us by being in aid of War Child, a longstanding charity which continues to do amazing work and has continued to work hand in hand with bands and musicians we love. The original Help album sits proudly on my shelf still."
Joining Editors on the bill for the London leg of XFM's Winter Wonderland with Rocksmith are The Courteeners - Liam Fray and the rest of team Courteener are currently working on the follow up to 2010's Falcon but are coming to join our indie Christmas celebration.
They're followed by the amazing Australian band The Temper Trap.
The wonderful Lucy Rose and fabulous Theme Park will be helping to get the party started as XFM's Winter Wonderland with Rocksmith takes over O2 Academy Brixton on Monday December 17, hosted by XFM's Danny Wallace.
The night also includes the presentation of the coveted XFM Inspiration Award to a very special guest.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow (October 26) at 9am and will be available via the XFM Ticket Shop.