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Portishead playing first show in seven years at War Child benefit concert

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Portishead will end their seven-year live hiatus next month at a concert in support of the U.K.’s War Child charity.

The show takes place May 2 at England’s O2 Academy Bristol venue. Proceeds will benefit War Child efforts to help children and refugees affected by war, specifically in Ukraine amid Russia’s ongoing invasion, and in Yemen, which has been plunged in civil war since 2014.

Tickets to attend in-person will be available via raffle, which you can enter by donating to War Child. The more you donate, the more entries you’ll receive. All donations will be matched by the U.K. government.

Even if you don’t win a ticket, all who enter the raffle will receive a link to watch the concert stream live online.

Portishead played their most recent show in 2015. The group’s latest album is 2008’s Third.

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