The Courteeners announce UK forest gig and ticket details

Liam Fray and co to playing Delamere Forest

The Courteeners have announced a gig for 2011 at Cheshire‘s Delamere Forest.

The band, who played a hometown show at Manchester’s MEN Arena last Friday (December 10), will play the show on July 2.

Singer Liam Fray joked about the nature of the gig, saying: “It will be amazing to leave the poison of the city and venture into Delamere‘s leafy empire. For one special night, The Courteeners go country.”

Tickets go on sale on Friday (17) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of The Courteeners tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.