The Courteeners announce UK tour dates

Band's fifth album 'Mapping The Rendezvous' out in October

The Courteeners have announced a full UK tour for later this year.

The Manchester band’s upcoming fifth album, ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’, will drop on October 21. It is the follow-up to 2014 LP ‘Concrete Love’.

Following their album release, the group will head on tour during November, playing dates in London, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow, among other major cities.


Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday (September 2). See the dates in full beneath.

Victoria Hall, Stoke On Trent (November 10)
O2 Guildhall, Southampton (11)
O2 Academy Brixton, London (12)
O2 Academy, Bristol (14)
Uea, Norwich (15)
O2 Academy, Birmingham (17)
Echo Arena, Liverpool (18)
The Sse Hydro, Glasgow (19)
O2 Academy, Newcastle (21)
Rock City, Nottingham (22)
Sands Centre, Carlisle (24)
First Direct Arena, Leeds (25)

The band’s 11-track new album was produced by Joe Cross, penned in Paris and recorded in Bath, Loch Ness and Manchester.

The Courteeners recently released ‘No One Will Replace Us’, the second song shared from the album following ‘The 17th’ in August.

Speaking ahead of the album’s release, Liam Fray said: “[The period] after the second and third record can be really difficult because you’ve got to prove you can sit at the top table. I feel like we’ve weathered that storm and we might be getting a second opportunity. We feel really lucky to be on our fifth album.”