The Specials Announce 2013 UK Tour!


Tuesday 4th December 2012

In an announcement that will delight fans across the UK, The Specials have released details of their UK tour dates for May 2013.

Following in the same vein as their 2010 and 2011 tours, and of course 2012's Olympic Hyde Park gig with New Order and Blur, the tour looks sure to sell out quickly.

The full list of UK dates in May is as follows:
10 Glasgow Barrowland
13 Newcastle 02 Academy
15 Manchester 02 Apollo
18 Liverpool Olympia
19 Leicester De Montfort Hall
21 Birmingham 02 Academy
23 Newport Centre
25 Margate Winter Gardens
26 Portsmouth Guildhall
28 London 02 Academy Brixton

Tickets are on sale from this morning (Friday 7 December 2012)

24 hour ticket hotline 0844 811 0051

The Specials look set to make an appearance on your radio too, in the even nearer future. BBC Radio 6 Music aim to put together the ultimate Specials related playlist by Tweeting your track suggestions with the hashtag #specials6music this Sunday, ahead of their upcoming Maida Vale gig with Steve Lamacq next Wednesday!

Follow the Specials on Twitter at @thespecials

A DVD of The Specials' 30th Anniversary Tour is available at


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