25th September 2021.
Courteeners have announced a massive hometown show later in the year.
The band will play Emirates Old Trafford (home of Lancashire County Cricket Club), Manchester on 25th September 2021. Special guests on the day are Johnny Marr, Blossoms, The Big Moon and Zuzu.
Courteeners previously played a sold-out headline show at the 50,000 capacity venue in May 2017. They are due to return to the stage to headline Friday night at Glasgow’s TRNSMT Festival, playing a huge bill that also includes Liam Gallagher and The Chemical Brothers.
MORE ABOUT COURTEENERS
The Courteeners are an English band formed in Middleton in 2006 by Liam Fray (lead guitar/vocals), Michael Campbell (drums/backing vocals), Daniel “Conan” Moores (rhythm guitar) and Mark Cuppello (bass); the latter was replaced by the band’s producer Joe Cross in 2015. They previously toured with pianist Adam Payne, who has been featured on every album, but in 2019 was replaced with Elina Lin. In December 2012, the band dropped “The” from their name, continuing simply as “Courteeners”
They have released six studio albums: St. Jude (2008), Falcon (2010), Anna (2013), Concrete Love (2014), Mapping the Rendezvous (2016) and More. Again. Forever. (2020). Furthermore, the band has released several EPs and two DVD albums.
All the music and lyrics for the Courteeners’ songs are written by the band’s frontman Liam Fray He claims that all of the songs he has written are about personal experiences.
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My life is a soundtrack, i track my life through music, photography is my passion, my escape, my expression. Without both i have pieces missing, thankfully i’m blessed and get to combine both.
Born in Manchester, lived in Australia for 22 years where i was heavily involved in the Australian Music Industry, firstly in bands (Singer) and then managing bands (all original), I moved back to the UK, Wales specifically 10 years ago and married my childhood sweetheart and life is good.