The Coral And Courteeners' Liam Fray For Viola Beach Tribute Gig

15 March 2016, 11:27 | Updated: 15 March 2016, 11:35


The Kooks, Blossoms and Eliza and the Bear have also been confirmed to play the event.

The Coral and Liam Fray are among the acts confirmed to pay tribute to Viola Beach at Parr Hall.

According to the Manchester Evening News, the Courteeners frontman will headline the event, which will take place in the band's native Warrington on 2 April 2016.

Also playing the sold-out concert are The Kooks, Blossoms, Eliza and the Bear, Hidden Charms, The Vryll Society, The Strawberries and Psyblings.

All proceeds from the night will go to the families of the deceased.

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The band - made up of Kris Leonard, Jack Dakin, Tom Lowe and River Reeves - tragically lost their lives along with manager Craig Tarry in a car accident in Sweden in February.

This month would have seen the band play their homecoming at the Warrington venue, before heading to Texas for South By South West.