13 Aug 2007

The Knives Are Out For Iggy and The Stooges

13 August 2007

Mercury Music Award nominees, The Young Knives are the last band joining legendary Godfather of punk, Iggy Pop and one of rock's hottest new bands, The Dirty, for the 'Rock the House Live' gig on 31st August.

Supporting Iggy and the Stooges are current leaders of the post-punk revolution The Horrors, Sons and Daughters and Sunshine Underground adding to the star-studded line up ready to rock Harewood House in support of The Children’s Society.

Henry Dartnall, from The Young Knives, said: “We are honoured and excited to be playing such an amazing show in such an incredible setting and to top it all, for a great cause.”

Iggy said: “I'm getting a big kick out of making music for the Children's Society. All kids deserve a good childhood.”

The ‘Rock the House Live' gig takes place at the Harewood House mansion in Leeds with tickets costing £26 each*. The event will cover a large area of the grounds offering an eclectic mix of opulence with Rock and Roll. Tickets are selling fast so fans are urged to purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment. 

Notes to Editors:

For images and information, please contact Gareth Watkins in the media team on 020 7841 4422.

Telephone ticket outlets:
Ticketmaster 0845 145 1161
Harewood House 0113 218 1000
Crash Records Leeds 0113 243 6743
Jumbo Records Leeds 0113 245 5570

  • ‘The Children’s Society Rock the House Live’ will be held at Harewood House, Leeds on Friday 31st August 2007.
  • Rock the House Live is a half-day concert starting ay 4pm and continuing until 11pm.
  • Funds raised from Rock The House will go towards continuing efforts and ensuring that all children are afforded the opportunities and support they deserve.
  • The Children's Society is a national charity driven by the belief that every child deserves a good childhood. To that end it provides vital help and understanding for those children who face the greatest danger, discrimination or disadvantage; children who are unable to find the support they need anywhere else.

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*Ticket price subject to booking fee