Live Dates

2017
FRANCE
22 November Chateau Rouge, Annemasse Tickets
23 November Ninkasi, Lyon Tickets
25 November La Cigale, Paris Tickets
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
UK
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

News

Upcoming BBC4 punk documentary

A new TV documentary series entitled ‘Punk Britannia’ is to be broadcast weekly on BBC4 from Friday 1st June at 9pm. The three episode series covers the history of the punk explosion in hour long programmes.

The BBC’s cameras were present at this year’s Roundhouse gig capturing footage during the soundcheck as well as interviews with band members. 

More details on the series can be found here

News

Facebook page hits a milestone!

The official Facebook page has now passed a total of 75,000 ‘likes’  which is a fantastic show of support from the band’s fans worldwide. Thanks to everyone out there who has clicked ‘like’ so far…

The more recently established Twitter page is lagging behind but will hopefully be one of the main outlets of regular gig updates during the forthcoming run of summer dates around the UK & Europe. Watch this space!

 

News

Giants tour debriefing

JJ has just written a ratter blog about the band’s gruelling Giants tour which took place throughout March and April, visiting 10 countries en route.

Read it here 

 

Gigs

Channel Islands festival confirmed

Yet another addition to the band’s summer schedule… They will be appearing at the Jersey Live festival on Sunday 2nd September  with Primal Scream and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. The event takes place on the island of Jersey and it will be the band’s first performance in the Channel Islands since 2002. For tickets and other details, please visit the Jersey Live website.

Gigs

New French summer festival

Yet another addition to the band’s summer gig schedule… The Stranglers have been added to the bill of the Fete du Bruit which takes place in Finistere in the West of France at Landerneau near Brest. The band will appear on Saturday 11th August and more info/tickets can be found on the festival website here.

News

Cornish festival confirmed

The band have now been added to the line up of the Looe Music Festival which takes place in the small town on the Cornish coast in the autumn. They are appearing on Sunday 23rd September and details can be found on the festival website here.  At the moment, only weekend tickets are available through this link but day tickets may be offered later depending on

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Features

Some big shoes to fill...-Ian Barnard interview

Amazingly, Jet’s tech Ian Barnard has now played over 100 gigs on The Stranglers’ drum stool. JJ suggested that it might be fitting to mark the occasion with an interview with him for the site.

We caught up with Ian during the European tour to find out more about his time with the band and how it feels to stand in for the legend that is Jet Black…

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News

French TV appearance

Taratata

As mentioned on the site a while ago, the band recorded an appearance for the “Taratata” show for French TV channel France2 on Friday 30th March. They were interviewed and performed Time Was Once… and Always The Sun live.  The footage is to be broadcast this Friday 4th May and the programme can be viewed through the Taratata website soon.

There are also two small video clips of JJ talking about fellow guests

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Gigs

Two German summer dates added

More gigs have now been added to the band’s summer festival itinerary… They have been confirmed to appear at the huge Rock Am Ring/Rock Im Park event, the largest festival in Germany,  which takes place in two locations this summer.  They will appear on Friday 1st June at the Nuremberg ‘Rock Im Park’ gig and on Saturday 2nd June at the Nurburgring ‘Rock Am Ring’ one. The Stranglers’  appearances will

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