Live Dates

2017
FRANCE
22 November Chateau Rouge, Annemasse SOLD OUT!
23 November Ninkasi, Lyon Tickets
25 November La Cigale, Paris SOLD OUT!
27 November Le Tetris, Le Havre Tickets
28 November La Carenne, Brest Tickets
29 November Stereolux, Nantes Tickets
30 November Yves Renault, Tours Tickets
2 December Krakatoa, Bordeaux Tickets
3 December Maison de la Musique, Blaye Tickets
2018
NEW ZEALAND
2 February Town Hall, Auckland Tickets
3 February Opera House, Wellington Tickets
AUSTRALIA
6 February Forum, Melbourne Tickets
7 February Tivoli, Brisbane Tickets
8 February Enmore Theatre, Sydney Tickets
10 February Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide Tickets
12 February Astor Theatre, Perth Tickets
IRELAND
1 March Olympia, Dublin Tickets
2 March Big Top, Limerick Tickets
UK
3 March Ulster Hall, Belfast Tickets
6 March O2 Academy, Liverpool Tickets
8 March O2 Academy, Glasgow Tickets
9 March Ironworks, Inverness Tickets
10 March Grand Hall, Kilmarnock Tickets
12 March Rock City, Nottingham Tickets
13 March Guildhall, Portsmouth Tickets
15 March O2 Academy, Bristol Tickets
16 March Tramshed, Cardiff Tickets
17 March O2 Academy, Birmingham Tickets
19 March Nick Rayns LCR, Norwich Tickets
20 March Cliffs Pavilion, Southend Tickets
22 March O2 Academy, Leeds Tickets
23 March Engine Shed, Lincoln Tickets
24 March O2 Academy, Brixton Tickets
26 March GLive, Guildford Tickets
27 March Hexagon, Reading Tickets
29 March O2 Academy, Newcastle Tickets
30 March Corn Exchange, Cambridge Tickets
31 March O2 Apollo, Manchester Tickets

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JJ 'Wonky Bus' blog

For many years fans have travelled to see the band across Europe, either individually or via organised coach trips,  and the level of dedication shown has always impressed band members. In recent years, official coach trips, which have become known as the ‘Wonky Bus’ (due to a hydraulics issue on the 2009 trip causing the coach to tilt!), have transported up to 80 fans across the Channel to

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Chris Green (1955-2015)

We are saddened to hear news of the passing of Chris Green, Finchley Boy, today. His close friend Steve Hillier gas sent us the following tribute:

‘I first met Chris at Chapel Court, East Finchley in the early 60s. We hit it off straight away &, along with Alan Warne and my Brother Alan, we spent our days exploring the old dump and rough waste grounds left

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Dickie Hammond RIP

“I hadn’t seen Dickie in maybe 3 years, but when I did there was always a smile, a firm handshake and some good banter…He was a great musician and I always enjoyed guitar talk with him…He was a year younger than me…50…no age… I can’t believe another Sunderland musician mate has gone… I’ll never forget the day I came down to London to audition for the Stranglers

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Tony Van Frater RIP

“I went to school with Tut nearly 40 years ago…we ran with different gangs and weren’t particularly big mates at the time, but we both played guitar so there was some common ground between us… We occasionally ran into each other in later years when he was in Red Alert and I was in the Toy Dolls on the same bills and stuff, and we began to

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Simple Minds v. The Stranglers

In the run up to November’s Simple Minds’ tour, the two bands collaborated on recording a reworked of The Stranglers 1977 debut single (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) in the studio. The recording session featured JJ, Baz and Dave  joining forces with Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill and Mel Gaynor from Simple Minds, with Jim and Baz sharing vocal duties. In addition to recording the track, they also filmed

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'The Best Night of Roxy's Life'

JJ appears as himself in a cameo role in a short film entitled ‘The best night of Roxy’s life’. The film was written by & stars actress/comedian Isy Suttie (view her website here). The story focuses on a woman who is a Stranglers fan attending a gig, meeting her hero and surprising him… JJ elaborates: ‘Isy is a bit of a stand up, she’s been in a few

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European tour ticket update

A quick reminder that the band’s 16 date European tour kicks off in just over a month and tickets are selling well. The band are playing ten French dates and then visiting Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Holland. We have had confirmation that three of the dates, St.Germain, Vilvoorde & Leiden, are now totally sold out and that others are getting close. Gig dates & venues are shown in the listing on

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Feature in Motor Cycle News

There is a fantastic four page feature in the latest issue of Motor Cycle News (MCN) about JJ & Baz’s bike trip from the UK to the Verviers gig in Belgium in late August. Both riding their beloved Triumphs, they were accompanied on the journey by a reporter & photographer from the magazine. On sale now…

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Message from Jet

Jet has asked us to pass on his thanks for the many messages & posts from fans for his birthday last week. They were very much appreciated and we are all looking forward to seeing him on tour in the near future.

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Belladrum TV coverage

BBC Alba are planning to show a large part of the band’s set plus an interview from the sold out Belladrum festival on Saturday 8th August 9pm-11pm. BBC Alba can be viewed on: Sky 143, Freeview / You View 8, Virgin Media 161, Freesat 110, BT Vision 8, Smallworld 170 & BBC iPlayer