In 2024, The Stranglers, one of the most iconic and influential bands in British music history, are celebrating their 50th year anniversary with a following UK and Irish tour.
The tour will bring them to Portsmouth Guildhall on March 24th.
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.
Their 2024 tour dates are:
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
For tickets to see them at Portsmouth Guildhall, click here.
Photo credit: Hiroki Nishioka.
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