Live Dates

2020
SWITZERLAND
21 MarRock The Pistes festival, MorginsCANCELLED
BELGIUM
24 MayW Fest, WaregemTickets
IRELAND
29 MayOlympia, DublinTickets
N.IRELAND
30 MayTelegraph Building, BelfastTickets
IRELAND
31 MaySaltwater festival, Co. MayoTickets
FRANCE
6 JunBocksons festival, ValentigneyTickets
SPAIN
26 Jun4 Ever festival, ValenciaTickets
BELGIUM
8 AugNostalgie Beach festival, MiddelkerkeTickets
FRANCE
14 AugFestival Des Filets Bleus, ConcarneauFREE GIG!
UK
20 OctEngine Shed, LincolnTickets
22 OctMotorpoint Arena, CardiffTickets
23 OctO2 Academy, BristolSOLD OUT!
24 OctCorn Exchange, CambridgeTickets
26 OctUEA, NorwichTickets
27 OctDome, BrightonTickets
29 OctO2 Academy, NewcastleTickets
30 OctCity Hall, SheffieldTickets
31 OctO2 Academy, BirminghamTickets
2 NovGuildhall, PortsmouthTickets
3 NovRock City, NottinghamTickets
5 NovMusic Hall, AberdeenTickets
6 NovO2 Academy, GlasgowTickets
7 NovO2 Academy, GlasgowSOLD OUT!
9 NovVictoria Hall, StokeTickets
10 NovDe Montfort Hall, LeicesterTickets
12 NovO2 Academy, LeedsTickets
14 NovO2 Apollo, ManchesterTickets
16 NovG Live, GuildfordSOLD OUT!
17 NovHexagon, ReadingTickets
19 NovCliffs Pavilion, SouthendTickets
20 NovO2 Academy, BrixtonTickets
21 NovO2 Academy, BrixtonSOLD OUT!

News Archive

News

JJ at 6 Music Festival

JJ appears at this year’s 6 Music Festival in Camden Town, London on Saturday 7 March. He will be in conversation with Liz Kershaw and Tony Visconti discussing the musical history of Camden Town. More details and tickets can be found here

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Dublin & Belfast guests

We are pleased to confirm that special guests for the Dublin and Belfast shows at the end of May are post-punk band The Membranes featuring long-term Stranglers ally John Robb. Tickets for the Dublin Olympia show on 29th are available here and Belfast Telegraph Building on 30th here

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Extra Glasgow gig added

Due to overwhelming demand, we are pleased to confirm that a second gig has been added to the band’s Final Full UK tour later this year, having already sold out the Saturday show!

The extra show at the O2 Academy in Glasgow takes place on Friday 6th November, meaning this is the first time the band have played 2 nights in Glasgow since 1987! Cheers to fans North of the

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The Final Full UK Tour ticket update

Tickets for the band’s last full UK tour this October/November go on general sale from 10am today (31st January). The fan presale has gone extremely well and this is your opportunity to snap up tickets if you missed out during the presale. Grab your tickets from 10am here

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UK tour ticket presale

Tickets for the band’s ‘Final Full UK Tour’ later this year go on presale from now here

No registration is required to buy tickets. If you are unlucky on presale today, tickets go on general sale from 10 on Friday 31st January.

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UK tour autumn/winter 2020

The band have announced that they intend to take a step back from extensive tours with a full production in the UK and have released the details of a ‘Final Full UK Tour’ which will consist of a mammoth 21 date itinerary spanning from late October through to late November. Following the sold out Caerphilly Castle gig last year, a special Welsh show takes place at the 5000 capacity Motorpoint

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Spanish summer show

The band are appearing at the 4 Ever festival which takes place in the Plaza de Toros in Valencia, Spain on Friday 26th June. Also on the bill that day are Marc Almond and OMD.

Tickets go onsale from 10am on Thursday 23rd January here

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Happy New Year!

‪We would like to send the Familyinblack worldwide best wishes for 2020-which just happens to be the year of the Rat! Hope you have a good one. See you in the New Year…‬

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Season’s greetings

On behalf of the band, we hope that all of the Familyinblack around the world have a fantastic festive season and a happy and healthy 2020. It’s been a very busy year for the band, clocking up nearly 60 gigs around the world and the new year is shaping up to be equally hectic. Thanks to each and every one of you for your support. Cheers Stranglers HQ

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Pete Howells RIP

“One more has gone to join the legions far away”.Pete Howells my drummer from the Euroband and drummer for Manchester band the Drones, which is how I met him, passed away on Sunday 22nd of December aged 64 after a long illness. He was a really good drummer but, more than that, just a lovely bloke. Some of you might have recognised him in the video of Freddie Laker. After

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