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Courteeners announce 18-date February/March UK tour (2013)

The Courteeners

Story by Jack Foley

COURTEENERS have announced an 18-date UK tour for February and March 2013, which will be their biggest UK tour yet culminating with a headline show at O2 Academy Brixton.

Last month, the band announced that they will release their new album Anna, on February 4, which will be preceded by new single Lose Control on January 28, both released through V2.

It has been two years since Courteeners last album, Falcon, which charted at No.6 and followed the band’s No.4 debut album St. Jude.

The band recorded and produced the album in Manchester at 80 Hertz Studios with producer Joe Cross (Hurts) and last Friday, performed new tracks from the album at a sold out homecoming show at the 17,000 capacity Manchester Arena.

Courteeners will also be performing as part of XFM’s Winter Wonderland at O2 Academy Brixton on December 17.

The fFull February and March tour dates are…

February
21 – Nottingham Rock City
22 – Leeds O2 Academy
23 – Birmingham O2 Academy
25 – Liverpool O2 Academy
26 – Dundee Fat Sams
28 – Inverness Ironworks

March
1 – Glasgow O2 Academy
2 – Edinburgh Picture House
4 – Portsmouth Pyramids Centre
5 – Cambridge Junction
7 – Bristol O2 Academy
8 – Blackpool Empress Ballroom
9 – Oxford O2 Academy
11 – Leicester O2 Academy
12 – Cardiff University Solus
14 – Newcastle O2 Academy
15 – Sheffield O2 Academy
16 – London O2 Academy Brixton

Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 14 at 9am, priced at £18.50 (£19.50 London).