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Stiff Little Fingers - 40th Anniversary Tour W/ Death By Unga Bunga

    THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!

  • WHEN Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • WHERE Belly Up Tavern, 143 S Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, CA
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  • AGES 21+
  • COST $25 - $44

Stiff Little Fingers was formed in 1977 in Belfast, Ireland.

Together with The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69, and Stranglers – Stiff Little Fingers was at the forefront of the punk movement.

The musicians wrote initially about their own lives, growing up at the height of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, in songs like "Suspect Device" and "Wasted Life". In November of '77, they released those two songs on their own Rigid Digits label, and sent a copy to BBC Radio One DJ John Peel, who started playing it every night.

After many studio albums and countless tours, Stiff Little Fingers find themselves more in demand than ever. Using the band’s rich musical legacy as a building block, the time has come to bring the newest chapter of the band’s music to the world. In 2014 they released their latest studio album, "No Going Back." Many of the new songs have been debuted at live gigs, with tremendous response from fans. With song like "Trail of Tears", "My Dark Places" and "Liar's Club" covering topics such as the recent economic collapse, Jake's personal struggle with depression, and continuing racism in the west. Jake has said, “You’ve probably worked out by now, I don’t do “comedy” songs !!” But the songs continue to inspire fans old and new. Countless people have already contacted Jake to say that "My Dark Places" gave them the strength to tell others about their own bouts with depression. The new songs, penned over the last decade, show a definite musical growth in the band. SLF are currently on tour to share their newest songs -- and their iconic early material -- worldwide.

Ticket Price: $25 advanced / $27 day of show / $44 reserved seating

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