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News |  17 Aug 2017 11:47 |  By RnMTeam

Noel Gallagher's band to re-open Manchester Arena post terror attack

MUMBAI: Singer Noel Gallagher's band High Flying Birds will headline Manchester Arena's re-opening concert on 9 September.

The former Oasis guitarist will be joined by local acts including Blossoms, The Courteeners and Rick Astley for the first show at the venue following the terrorist attack at singer Ariana Grande's concert at the venue on 22 May, when 23 people were killed and 250 were injured, reports

All money made from ticket sales will be donated to the Manchester Memorial Fund, which has been setup to fund a memorial for the people who tragically lost their lives.

A note revealing the line-up for the We Are Manchester event was posted on Gallagher's Twitter account.

"We Are Manchester Saturday 9 September, Manchester Arena will re-open with a special benefit concert to honour those affected by May's atrocities. The evening will feature NGHFB's and other top Manchester bands including Courteeners and Blossoms."

(Source: IANS)