In July 2015, a 4CD set of Clash covers will be unveiled.
Featuring Dreadzone, Horace Panter of The Specials, comedian Kevin Eldon, celebrity Phill Jupitus and Frankie Goes To Hollywood man Brian Nash, alongside a whole host of other names, ‘Combat Cancer’ presents a huge archive of newly recorded versions of Clash classics.
The full Friday line-up for the 2015 Chagstock Festival is now in place. Acts set to appear include the legendary New Model Army, Specials man Neville Staple and cult folk/bluegrass act Police Dog Hogan.
The Chagstock Festival has previously been headlined by The Waterboys, The Boomtown Rats and The Selecter.
The full press release can be read below.
As part of their ongoing reunion shows – including all the band’s original members bar Jerry Dammers – The Specials ended 2011 with a run of very well received gigs which yieded a live album ‘More or Less…’
The band has confirmed they will tour again in 2013. The following May dates are now filled in the band’s calendar:
5/10 Glasgow Barrowland
5/13 Newcastle O2 Academy
5/15 Manchester O2 Apollo
5/18 Liverpool Olympia
5/19 Leicester De Montford Hall
5/21 Birmingham O2 Academy
5/23 Newport Centre
5/25 Margate Winter Gardens
5/26 Portsmouth Guildhall
5/28 London O2 Academy Brixton