North Stars set Sail around the UK on first tour in five years

Chorley’s James Walsh is leading Starsailor back out on the road for the band’s first UK headline tour in five years, and tickets are now on sale.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 15th June 2015, 1:54 pm

The band have announced a full tour for October 2015 – a 13-date run which will see them perform dates in Manchester and Liverpool.

Starsailor burst on the scene in 2001 with the hit single Fever. The band were formed at Wigan & Leigh Music College by students James Walsh, James Stelfox and Ben Byrne with Barry Westhead arriving later.

Starsailor scored two UK top 10 LPs, and sold more than 3m albums around the world including more than 1m copies of their debut.

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They play Liverpool’s O2 Academy on October 2, then the Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday, October 3.

Tickets went on general sale this morning 9am and will be available at 24 hr hotline 0844 811 0051.