Stiff Little Fingers – Announce UK/EIRE Dates in May/August 2019
“There is poetry in motion … a sharp eye for the real … a genuine meaning and depth” – Louder Than War
“The band remains tight and energetic throughout” – Buzz Magazine
Stiff Little Fingers are pleased to announce additional UK/EIRE tour dates this summer.
After the traditional and critically acclaimed run of UK dates in March, the band is back on the road in May and August to deliver their usual energetic and spellbinding performance to fans across the country. With a career spanning over more than 40th years, Stiff Little Fingers’ live shows always become something special and a unique event that never disappoints.
2019 Celebrates 40 years of the band’s iconic debut album ‘Inflammable Material’.
Released on 2ndFebruary 1979, the album features the legendary tracks ‘Suspect Device’ and ‘Alternative Ulster’.
Stiff Little Fingershave been very incredibly active in recent years, playing some very prestigious live shows, including: two years of headline sold-out hometown performance in Belfast’s Custom House Square; London’s Hyde Park British Summer Time concert with Green Day; the 28thtraditional St. Patrick’s Day sold-out show at Glasgow iconic venue Barrowland.
In addition to the live performances, the past 5 years saw Stiff Little Fingersrelease two records: their 10thstudio album “No Going Back” in 2014, which showcases a band at the height of their powers, still able to capture the heart of the listeners with relevant topics and honest sound, reaching #1 in the UK charts; and a live album “Best Served Loud – Live At The Barrowland” in 2017, which immortalizes Stiff Little Fingers’ epic performance at their annual St. Patrick’s Day show.
Formed in 1977 in Belfast Stiff Little Fingers were among some of the pioneers of punk rock. Joining ranks with the likes of The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Damned, Buzzcocks, and Undertones they brought in a new era of music and they still persevere in keeping that spirit alive 42 years on!
UK TOUR DATES
Fri 24thMay- Bearded Theory Festival – Catton Hall, Derbyshire
Sat 25thMay – Friar’s at Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Sun 26thMay – Plug, Sheffield
Tue 28thMay – The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 16thAug – King George’s Hall, Blackburns
Sat 17thAug – Hardwick Live Festival – Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield, Co. Durham
Sun 18thAug – Tivoli, Buckley
Tue 20thAug – KK.’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton
Wed 21stAug – Guildhall, Gloucester
Fri 23rdAug – Academy, Dublin
Sat 24thAug – Putting The Fast In Belfast – Custom House Square, Belfast