Specials announce UK winter tour

Terry Hall and co for 13 more UK dates

The Specials have announced details of a 13-date UK tour for winter 2009.

The reunited ska legends will kick off the gig run in Cardiff on November 1 and wrap it up at the London Hammersmith Apollo, where they will play two shows (November 24 and 25).

The Specials have already played a series of gigs this year, including a five-night run at the London O2 Academy Brixton.


Tickets for the newly-announced shows go on sale at 9am (BST) on Friday (June 12).

The Specials will play:

Cardiff Arena (November 1)
Bridlington Spa (2)
Blackpool Empress Ballroom (4)
Plymouth Pavilion (5)
Margate Winter Gardens (7)
Wolverhampton Civic (9)
Edinburgh Corn Exchange (12)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (18)
Brighton Centre (19)
Nottingham Rock City (21, 22)
London Hammersmith Apollo (24, 25)

To check the availability of The Specials tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.