BROWN RETURNS TO MANCHESTER

The date forms part of a UK tour at the end of the year...

Ian Brown is to play a massive UK tour at the end of the year which ends with a homecoming date at the MANCHESTER MEN ARENA, NME.COM can reveal.

The shows throughout November and December are in support of his forthcoming Greatest Hits compilation, which is released on August 22.

The tour visits:

Doncaster Dome (November 17)

Glasgow Carling Academy (18)

Newcastle Carling Academy (21)

Birmingham Carling Academy (22)

Cardiff University (25)

London Brixton Carling Academy (26-27)

Poole Lighthouse (29)

Portsmouth Guildhall (30)

Norwich UEA (December 1)

Manchester Evening News Arena (3)

Tickets go on sale on June 17 at 9am. For availability, [url=]go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.