Thursday 11 July 2013

Liam Fray announces UK acoustic tour


Following a series of sold out acoustic shows earlier this year, lead singer of Courteeners Liam Fray has announced a UK headline acoustic tour this September.

Commencing in Liverpool on 19th September, the 8-night tour finishes in Liam’s hometown of Manchester at The Ritz on 29th September. Tickets go on sale on Friday 12th July at 9am from Gigs and

Courteeners played two sold out hometown shows at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl at the weekend, which saw them play live to 16,000 people over the two nights. Supports came from Miles Kane, The Strypes and James Skelly & The Intenders amongst others and Liam Fray followed the second night with a sold out acoustic performance at a packed out Manchester Academy 2.

Courteeners released new single ‘Van Der Graaff’ last month, the follow-up to ‘Lose Control’ which was the first single from their top 10 album ‘ANNA’.

‘ANNA’ followed a two year break since Courteeners last album ‘Falcon’, which charted at #6 and was the follow-up to the bands #4 debut album ‘St. Jude’.  The band recorded and produced ‘ANNA’ in Manchester at 80 Hertz Studios with producer Joe Cross (Hurts).

Liam Fray acoustic tour dates are as follows –

Thurs 19th          Liverpool            O2Academy 2
Fri 20th                 Leeds                    Cockpit
Sat 21st                 Glasgow              King Tut’s
Tues 24th             Oxford                 O2 Academy 2
Wed 25th             Portsmouth       Wedgewood Rooms
Thurs 26th          London                Scala
Fri 27th                 Sheffield              Leadmill
Sun 29th               Manchester        Ritz

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