NEWS archive-jan 2010
Facebook chart campaign
Sign up to a Facebook campaign here to get the band in the charts for the fifth decade in a row. This is a fan-instigated Facebook initiative so please feel free to sign up to this group and invite all your Facebook friends...
More festivals lined up
More UK gig news has just reached us hot off the press. The band are lined up to appear at the Daphne du Maurier festival which takes place in Fowey in Cornwall in May. The festival features both the arts and literature and is a celebration of the author Daphne du Maurier who made Cornwall her home. At the moment full details are unconfirmed but it appears that the gig is scheduled to happen on Friday 21st.The festival website is www.dumaurierfestival.co.uk which gives various travel and accomodation details although tickets for this year's event are not available until March. We'll bring you more details as and when the gig is confirmed. Also, on the gig front, we are hearing very interesting whispers about some major, but as yet unconfirmed, gigs over the summer. More details to follow as soon as we can...
UK Tour update
Details are reaching us that the band’s UK Spring tour is selling very well. The downstairs standing tickets for the Hammersmith Apollo gig are nearly sold out so you should snap up tickets quickly if you’d like to be a part of the throng at the iconic venue. On the subject of the Hammersmith gig, we have heard that there are plans to film this gig for a forthcoming DVD release. More details as soon as we get them…
29 January UPDATE
NOTE: THE BAND ARE NOW NOT PLAYING AT THIS FESTIVAL
Owing to unforeseen circumstances The Stranglers will not be appearing at the Rock & Blues Custom Show Festival this July. Apologies for any inconvenience the prior news item may have caused. We endeavour to bring you the news as soon as it happens but sometimes the deals don't complete.
The band’s management is in final stages of negotiations for the Stranglers to appear at this year’s Rock & Blues Custom Show festival in Derbyshire on Saturday 31st July 2010. The band has played at this festival before and went down really well with the mixed crowd of bikers and fans. We will give you more details as soon as this gig is confirmed. For info, the festival website can be found at www.rockandblues.uk.com
There are other gigs in the pipeline and we will confirm details once we have them…