Firm donates thousands of tickets for troops

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music organiser AEG Live has donated thousands of tickets to members of the armed forces.

Servicemen and women plus their families will be able to see a huge array of superstars including The Strokes, Beck, Kylie Minogue, Blur, The Who, Union J, Chic ft. Nile Rodgers as well as comedians Ed Byrne, Ardal O’Hanlon and Jim Jefferies.

Colin Chapple, of AEG Live, said: ‘I look forward to welcoming the troops and their families to the best shows this summer.’

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