James and the Pixies will headliner the first ever Summer in the City event at Manchester's Castfield Bowl this July. The outdoor venue is in the heart of city and will continue to be a fantastic setting for live music after hosting two sold out Courteeners shows last year. Joining the legendary Boston band and pop star chart staple on the bill is special guests Starsailor, who are reforming specially for Summer in the City, and Brighton blues rockers Royal Blood.

Summer in the City takes place on the10th and 11th of July. Tickets go on sale this Friday and Special guest supports will be announced soon. Get a live taste of the modern day Pixies with their 2013 Live at BBC Media Vale Studios performance below.

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