Verve drummer to sit in for The Charlatans

Indie stars name temporary replacement for Jon Brookes

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The Verve's Pete Salisbury has been announced as temporary drummer for The Charlatans. Salisbury will sit in with the indie rockers while Jon Brookes is treated for a brain tumour.

Brookes collapsed during a US gig with the band last week and has since been flown back to the UK for treatment.

Salisbury will be behind the kit at the following October shows:

Oct 5 – Hatfield, Forum
Oct 7 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
Oct 8 – Edinburgh, Picture House
Oct 9 – Dundee, Fat Sam's
Oct 11 – Liverpool, O2 Academy
Oct 12 – Nottingham, Rock City
Oct 14 – Leeds, O2 Academy
Oct 15 – Sheffield, O2 Academy
Oct 16 – Manchester, Apollo
Oct 18 – Oxford, O2 Academy
Oct 19 – Bristol, O2 Academy
Oct 21 – Norwich, UEA
Oct 22 – London, Brixton Academy
Oct 23 – Birmingham, O2 Academy