Big names for Manchester benefit gig

Stars old and new sign up for Cohesion Live

Elbow, Badly Drawn Boy and Graham Coxon are lining up for a charity gig in Manchester.

Ex-Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, 808 State‘s Graham Massey, The Longcut, The Sunshine Undergound, Lou Rhodes and I Am Kloot are also on the bill for Cohesion Live.

The one day event, which is being held at Platt Fields Park on September 23, aims to raise funds to complete a peace park in Kosovo.

Tickets for the gig are priced at £19.50 and are on sale now.

The line up confirmed for Cohesion Live is:

Main Stage:


Badly Drawn Boy

Graham Coxon

Andy Rourke & Friends

Lou Rhodes

I Am Kloot

The Durutti Column

Doves (DJ Set)

Second Stage:

The Longcut

Roland Shanks

The Sunshine Underground



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