The Specials announce two Irish shows

Reunited band expand their arena tour

The Specials have announced two additional dates for their arena tour, which kicks off in Cardiff on November 1.

The band, who recently played Glastonbury and T In The Park, will visit Dublin and Belfast as part of the 16-date tour.

They play Dublin‘s Olympia on November 16 and Belfast‘s St. George’s Market the following day (16).

The Specials‘ tour dates in full are:

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)
Dublin Olympia (15)
Belfast St George’s Market (16)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (18)
Brighton Centre (19)
Nottingham Rock City (21, 22)
London Hammersmith Apollo (24, 25, 27)

Tickets for the Irish gigs go on sale on July 17 at 9am.

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