He's coming home...
Today sees Liam Gallagher play one of his biggest solo headline shows to date with a massive homecoming gig at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Check out stage times and the support acts below.
The former Oasis-turned solo star will be heading back to Manchester on Saturday August 18, playing to 50,000 fans at the legendary venue. He’ll be joined by The Verve‘s Richard Ashcroft, as well as hometown grime star Bugzy Malone and Manc guitar band Twisted Wheel.
The Manchester Evening News reports that doors will open at 4.30pm with a curfew of 10.30pm, and the stage times are as below:
Doors open – 4.30pm
Twisted Wheel – 5.20pm
Bugzy Malone – 6.10pm
Richard Ashcroft – 7.10pm
Liam Gallagher – 8.45pm
This will be Gallagher’s last UK show of his ‘As You Were‘ tour, apart from performing at Glastonbury’s Pilton Party at the end of the month. The event will be held on site at Glastonbury as a ‘thank you’ to staff and volunteers and a few lucky ticketholders.
Meanwhile, today saw Richard Ashcroft announce details of his fifth solo album, ‘Natural Rebel’ – as well as a full UK four.
The record will be released on October 19.