INDIE guitar hero Johnny Marr is heading to Blackburn in September.

The former songwriter and guitarist with The Smiths, Marr has announced three solo shows including one at King George's Hall on Tuesday, September 21 as warm up shows for his sold out date with The Courteeners at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

One of the most influential figures of his generation, Marr has produced three solo albums, the most recent being Call the Comet in 2018 and has been in demand as a producer and collaborator with acts including The Cribs, Modest Mouse and The The.

The shows will be his first live outings since the Brits in 2019

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday from