Arcade Fire have been announced to perform at Sounds Of The City this summer at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl.

The headline show, which is also part of Manchester International Festival, is their first show in Manchester in six years.

The date comes in the middle of a run of shows at Castlefield Bowl featuring Richard Ashcroft (30 June), Hacienda Classical (1 July), The Levellers and The Waterboys (2 July), James (7 July) and Blossoms (8 July).

Tickets for Arcade Fire performing at Sounds Of The City at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on 6 July go on sale at 9am on Friday 17 February.