The Stranglers fronted by Sunderland's Baz Warne announce final UK tour

The Stranglers have announced their final full UK tour, with special guests Ruts DC

Monday, 27th January 2020, 3:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 8:45 am
The Stranglers on stage

One of the UK’s most influential bands, The Stranglers have announced an extensive full production UK tour in October and November 2020 and have confirmed that this will be the last time they intend to play together in this way.

The band, who have been fronted by Sunderland’s Baz Warne since 2000, have stated that this will be their final extensive tour of the UK and, whilst they may not be checking out completely just yet, this will be the last opportunity to see them playing together in a comprehensive touring format.

The band promise a set that will be covering tracks from their extensive catalogue spanning over 45 years.

First formed in 1974, The Stranglers’ no nonsense attitude was embraced by the punk movement of the late '70s,with their first three albums, Rattus Norvegicus, No More Heroes and Black and White, being released within 13 months of each other, scoring hit singles such as Peaches, No More Heroes and Walk On By.

Further success was to follow with Always The Sun, Strange Little Girl and the anthemic Golden Brown, amongst many others, earning the

group 24 Top 40 singles and 18 Top 40 albums.  

As part of their final UK tour, the band will play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Thursday, October 29. They will be supported on the tour by Ruts DC.

*Tickets for The Stranglers final full UK tour go on sale at 10am on Friday January 31 via gigsandtours.com and ticketmaster.co.uk

Full Stranglers tour dates

OCTOBER 2020

Tue 20 Lincoln Engine Shed

Thu 22 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Fri 23 Bristol O2 Academy

Sat 24 Cambridge Corn Exchange

Mon 26 Norwich UEA

Tue 27 Brighton Dome

Thu 29 Newcastle O2 Academy

Fri 30 Sheffield City Hall

Sat 31 Birmingham O2 Academy

NOVEMBER 2020

Mon 02 Portsmouth Guildhall

Tue 03 Nottingham Rock City

Thu 05 Aberdeen Music Hall

Sat 07 Glasgow O2 Academy

Mon 09 Stoke Victoria Hall

Tue 10 Leicester De Montfort Hall

Thu 12 Leeds O2 Academy

Sat 14 Manchester O2 Apollo

Mon 16 Guildford G Live

Tue 17 Reading Hexagon

Thu 19 Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Sat 21 London O2 Academy Brixton