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The Stranglers 50th Anniversary Tour Starts Next Week

The Stranglers, arguably one of the UK’s most influential bands, are celebrating their 50 year anniversary with a 13 date UK and Irish tour this month

In 2024, The Stranglers, one of the most iconic and influential bands in British music history, are celebrating their 50th year anniversary with the following UK & Irish tour.

Since playing their last full-scale UK tour in 2022, the band has turned their minds to how they would like to celebrate their 50th anniversary with their fans. They have decided to embark on a short tour visiting some truly special and iconic venues to mark their golden anniversary.

First formed in 1974, The Stranglers uncompromising attitude was embraced by the punk movement of the late 70s but their musicianship and menace transcended the genre. They created their own unique sound and achieved over 25 Top 40 singles and 18 Top 40 albums, with their most recent release Dark Matters reaching number 4, their highest UK chart position since Feline in the early 80s and being acclaimed as their best in decades.

The Stranglers plan to make these milestone anniversary shows extra special with two sets featuring songs from the band’s inception through to the present, showcasing their unique fifty year career. These truly special events will be unmissable for fans of the Meninblack.

Tour Dates: 

08 Mar – GLASGOW Clyde Auditorium

09 Mar – EDINBURGH Usher Hall

11 Mar – BELFAST Ulster Hall

12 Mar – DUBLIN 3Olympia

14 Mar – NEWCASTLE 02 City Hall

15 Mar – MANCHESTER 02 Apollo

16 Mar – WOLVERHAMPTON Civic Hall

19 Mar – NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall

20 Mar – CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange

21 Mar – SHEFFIELD City Hall

23 Mar – PORTSMOUTH Guildhall

25 Mar – BRISTOL Beacon

26 Mar – LONDON Royal Albert Hall

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate one of the greatest bands in British music history on their 50th anniversary tour.


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I am a photographer/musician/engineer living in Scotland. My passion is music and motocross and I share my work on facebook/punk4RT and facebook/madmaxmedia. I do like a bit of throw back to the heydays of the 60’s/70’s/80’s when it comes to taking shots of bands. I grew up on the music papers (NME/Sounds/Melody Maker) and drew influence from Pennie Smith/Jill Furmanovsky/Anton Corbijn/Bob Gruen/Adrian Boot/Charles Peterson.
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