The Courteeners to headline Chester Rocks festival – ticket details

Liam Fray and co will join Pixie Lott in headlining this summer's festival

The Courteeners will headline this summer’s Chester Rocks festival.

The Manchester band, who are currently working on the follow-up to their 2010 second album ‘Falcon’, will join popstar Pixie Lott in headlining the event.

Chester Rocks takes place from June 16-17 and will happen at Chester’s Racecourse. Joining Liam Fray and co on the opening day (June 16) will be Cast, The Rifles, The Fallows and The Suns.

Pixie Lott will close the show on the Sunday (June 17) and will be supporting by Katy B, Maverick Sabre, Labrinth and Tinchy Stryder. For more information about the event, visit

The Courteeners most recently released a live DVD, which is titled ‘Live at Manchester MEN Arena’. The DVD was filmed during the band’s sold out gig at Manchester’s Evening News Arena last December. It contains a total of 19 tracks.

You can watch a video interview with The Courteeners’ frontman Liam Fray from last summer’s V Festival by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Tickets go onsale on Friday (March 9) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Chester Rocks Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.