Brian May on BBC NewsBrian May, Lily Allen and Kerry Ellis are just some of the stars to appear at a charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall in April.

Iconic rock legend May, founding member of Queen, is to join the line up of performers as a special guest at the major one-off concert. The gig entitled City Rocks is to be held at the Royal Albert Hall in support of Coram, the world’s oldest children’s charity which is celebrating its 275th birthday this year.

Brian will be joined on stage by Kerry Ellis, who was the first to play the lead female role in Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’. In 2011, Brian and Kerry partnered to write and produce Kerry’s debut album ‘Anthems’ and they are currently working on her follow-up album.

Others to perform at the event include Sophie Ellis-Bextor, most recently a finalist on Strictly Come Dancing and who launched her new album, ‘Wanderlust’, in January; and Maverick Sabre, who has been championed by BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s MistaJam’s ‘Ones to Watch’ and whose debut album charted at No.2 in the UK.

City Rocks is being produced by impresario Harvey Goldsmith CBE, lyricist, Don Black OBE and Rocket Music Entertainment.

Tickets for City Rocks are now on sale at the Royal Albert Hall box office or by calling the Coram City Rocks office on: 020 7520 0324.

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