Blink 182 announce one-off London show

Blink 182 have announced a one-off London show ahead of their appearance at this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals.

The pop-punk trio will perform at O2 Academy Brixton in London on August 6.

Speaking of the show, Mark Hoppus of the band said: “We’re very excited to preface the Reading and Leeds festivals with this Brixton Academy warm-up date.”

The Brixton date will be their first UK date ahead of their slot at Reading and Leeds festivals this August Bank Holiday weekend. Also headlining this year are Arctic Monkeys, Paramore and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Blink 182 will play at Brixton Academy on Wednesday 6 August, 2014. Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on Friday 27 June.