Courteeners have announced two warm ups for this month’s sold out show at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford - their biggest headline show to date. The band will play:
Tues 23rd May Halifax Victoria Theatre
Weds 24th May Sheffield O2 Academy
Support bands for both dates TBC.
Tickets on sale Saturday at 10 at www.gigsandtours.com
All 50,000 tickets for the band’s Old Trafford show (Saturday 27th May) sold out within three months of going on sale. Support on the day comes from The Charlatans, Blossoms and Cabbage. Courteeners were one of the first bands announced for this year’s Glastonbury Festival (June 21st – 25th).
Modern Love, the latest single from the band’s acclaimed fifth album Mapping the Rendezvous is out now. Some reviews of Mapping the Rendezvous:
“They’ve never sounded so gigantic - they’re out of the indie ghetto forever now” Q 4*
“The more you ignore them, the bigger they get” NME
“Liam Fray looks to claim the anthemic rock crown“ Mojo 4*
“A defiant people’s band… a decade on, their popularity keeps escalating” The Mirror