February 10, 2009 8:00

Blur to play Manchester gig – exclusive

Band confirm new 'first gig' of reformation shows

Blur to play Manchester gig – exclusive
Blur have announced a show at Manchester MEN Arena this summer.

The band will play the city on June 26.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday (February 13). To check the availability of Blur tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Blur meanwhile are playing two shows at London's Hyde Park (July 2,3), and will headline the T In The Park and Oxegen festivals

The reunited group are also strongly rumoured to be headlining this year's Glastonbury festival, though this has not been confirmed yet.

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