Courteeners front man Liam Fray has announced that he is set to perform a one-off special acoustic gig for a Manchester homeless charity.

Fray is set to play at the O2 Ritz in Manchester on Friday, January 13 2023 in aid of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity – A Bed Every Night.

Tickets for the show will go on sale this Friday (December 9) at 9am GMT and can be purchased directly HERE NOW

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, said of the event

: “In 2019, Raise The Roof was a major achievement using the power of music to get people together and raise vital funds for ‘A Bed Every Night’ which has helped reduce rough sleeping across Greater Manchester. But there’s more still to do and we know the cost of living crisis has started to impact on people’s housing. That’s why we need another ‘Raise The Roof’ to raise even more money for ‘A Bed Every Night’.”

He added: “We’re a musical city, so what better way to help those who need it but with a night with the incredible Liam Fray. I’m delighted he’s come on board again and I hope the public will show their support and join us.”

Mr Burnham also recently presented Fray with an award to recognise 1million sales of his band ‘Courteeners’ classic 2008 single ‘Not Nineteen Forever’. The track which was taken from the band’s debut album ‘St Jude’, is due for re-release early next year and will be available on various deluxe editions to celebrate the 15th anniversary. pre-orders available here

The band will also play a sold out ‘St Jude’ anniversary show in Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 9 next year.

Tickets for ‘Raise The Roof – A Bed For Everyone’ AVAILABLE HERE NOW

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