After the traditional and critically acclaimed run of UK dates in March, Belfast punk legends Stiff Little Fingers are 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.
The shows come 2 years after the iconic band celebrated their 40th anniversary, with a special hometown show at Belfast's Custom House Square.
2019 sees SLF celebrates 40 years of their acclaimed debut album ‘Inflammable Material’. Released on 2nd February 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!
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SLF 2019 UK & Ireland Dates:
Fri 24th May- Bearded Theory Festival - Catton Hall, Derbyshire
Sat 25th May - Friar's at Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Sun 26th May - Plug, Sheffield
Tue 28th May - The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 16th Aug - King George's Hall, Blackburns
Sat 17th Aug - Hardwick Live Festival - Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield, Co. Durham
Sun 18th Aug - Tivoli, Buckley
Tue 20th Aug - KK.'s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton
Wed 21st Aug - Guildhall, Gloucester
Fri 23rd Aug - Academy, Dublin
Sat 24th Aug - Putting The Fast In Belfast - Custom House Square, Belfast