Liam Fry has announced a one-off acoustic gig for a Manchester homeless charity.
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The Courteeners frontman will play at the O2 Ritz in Manchester on Friday 13 January 2023 in aid of the Mayor of Greater Manchester’s charity. Bed every night.
Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday (December 9) at 9am GMT and can be purchased Here.
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, said of the event: “In 2019, Raise The Roof was a huge success, using the power of music to bring people together and raise vital funds for beds every night. which helped reduce rough sleeping. Greater Manchester.
“But there is still work to be done and we know that the cost of living is starting to affect people’s housing. So we need another rise to raise more money for a bed every night.
He added: “We’re a musical city so what better way to help those in need than on a night with the amazing Liam Frye. I’m delighted to have him back on board and I hope the public will join us in showing their support.”
Burnham recently presented Fry with an award to recognize the 1 million sales of the Courteeners’ classic 2008 single “Not Nineteen Forever.”
The track comes from the band’s debut album St Jude, which is due to be re-released in various deluxe editions to celebrate its 15th anniversary on the same date as the Courteeners frontman’s upcoming gig. You can ..; you can… pre-order here.
The band will also play a sold-out St Jude anniversary show at Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 9 next year.
Meanwhile, the group recently released the St. Jude Sessions – ‘It’s gonna take more than a weekend to fix this mess.’
In 2021, Burnham stunned the defendants in his victory speech after winning a second term.