The Stone Roses have announced plans for one-off gig in Dubai next year.
The reformed Manchester band will play the Media City Amphitheatre on February 21, 2013. Tickets for the concert go on sale on Sunday (November 18). Fans can register for tickets at Thestonerosesdubai.com.
The band are also set to play two shows at Finsbury Park in London and another at Glasgow Green in June next year. Support for the Glasgow show includes Primal Scream, Jake Bugg and The View. Support for the London shows will be announced shortly.
The Stone Roses were recently nominated for Headline Performance of the Year in the UK Festival Awards alongside Metallica, The Cure and Jay-Z. Meanwhile Arctic Monkeys are nominated in the Anthem Of The Summer category with ‘R U Mine?’. Also nominated are Florence + The Machine with ‘Shake It Out’, The Black Keys with ‘Lonely Boy’ and The Vaccines’ ‘Teenage Icon’.
Jake Bugg, Alt-J and Alabama Shakes are up for awards in the Best Breakthrough Act section, while Festival No 6, Beacons Music & Arts festival, and Radio 1’s Hackney Weekender are nominated for Best New Festival.
The awards, which are voted for by the public, will be announced on December 3. See a full rundown of the 2012 shortlist at Festivalawards.com.