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Foo Fighters to close Prince Harry's sporting event

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Jul 29, 2014 | 8:52am EDT

Rock band Foo Fighters will headline the closing concert for British royal Prince Harry's Invictus Games competition in September (14). The Everlong hitmakers will top the bill for the gig, which celebrates the end of the Paralympic-style sporting competition for wounded military personnel, which was organised by the royal. The rockers announced the news on their Facebook.com page, writing, "Invictus Games, look out... THE FOO FIGHTERS ARE COMING. What a perfect way to finally return to the UK for the first time in years... been waaaay too long (sic)! Thanks for having us, it is truly an honour to come play for these incredible men and women. Can't wait to do our thing for you." Also scheduled to perform at the concert in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are Ellie Goulding, British rockers Kaiser Chiefs, James Blunt and singer/songwriter Ryan Adams. The closing concert will take place on 14 September (14) and highlights will be broadcast in the U.K.

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