The Barclaycard Mercury Prize ‘Albums of the Year Live’ gig series continues on Wednesday 24 October with special performances from joint headliners The Maccabees, Michael Kiwanuka and Alt-J. These artists will be playing the event at LSO St Luke’s in London to help raise money for War Child, supporting the fantastic work they do assisting children affected by conflict around the world. The Prize will be making tickets for the event available to fans through competitions and a special ballot system developed in association with Barclaycard Unwind and their partner The Ticket Factory. The ballot will be open for 48 hours from 10am on Monday 15 October. Entry to the gig will be free, although a donation of £10 will need to be made to War Child in order to secure each pair of tickets. Barclaycard will be matching all donations made using a Barclaycard. Fans can apply for tickets at: