Live Dates

26 May Rock Against Cancer, All Cannings, near Devizes Tickets
1 June Irlam Live festival, Manchester Tickets
16 June Tauron Life festival, Oswiecim Tickets
20 June Barby Club, Tel Aviv Tickets
6 July Summer Picnic Concerts, Hampton Pool SOLD OUT!
8 July Festival Les Deferlantes, Argeles Sur Mer Tickets
10 July Le Mas Des Escaravatiers festival, Puget sur Argens Tickets
12 July Musilac festival, Aix Les Bains Tickets
21 July Splendour festival, Nottingham Tickets
29 July Lunar festival, Tanworth in Arden Tickets
10 August Festival aux Champs, Chanteix Tickets
28 August Estival de Trelaze, Trelaze FREE GIG!
23 Sept Looe Music Festival, Cornwall Tickets

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


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!



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 



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.


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.


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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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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French TV appearance


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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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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