The Specials

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 28TH MAY 2013

ADDRESS
Brixton Academy, 211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 9SL 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
28th May 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
7.00pm
 

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The SpecialsExpect a sea of pork pie hats and mod-style suits as the legendary ska band The Specials reform for a 10 date tour around the UK. The band, who are best known for their hits 'Too Much Too Young' and 'Ghost Town', have been stacking up hits for over 30 years and they land in London for one night at the O2 Brixton Academy.

 

About Brixton Academy

This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at the NME awards for 7 years in a row. The famous sloping floor means there are great views wherever you're standing, though keeping your feet can be a problem at the more raucous rock gigs. More about Brixton Academy

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Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Hip Hop
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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DavidoDavidoThe Lagos-born Afropop singer, David Adedeji Adeleke, performs his hits. With support from Tiwa Savage.2nd September 2014Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Where:
Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
Category: event
 
Davido
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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BakermatBakermatThe producer from Utrecht, Lodewijk Fluttert, plays dance music.6th September 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
Category: event
 
Bakermat
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
DATES  Saturday 6th September 2014 - 10pm
VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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Lauryn HillLauryn HillThe hip and rap performer from New Jersey and former member of The Fugees performs her self-penned material.20th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
Category: event
 
Lauryn Hill
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Hip Hop
DATES  Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September 2014 - 7pm-11pm
VENUE  Brixton Academy 
The hip and rap performer from New Jersey and former member of The Fugees performs her self-penned material.
HospitalityHospitalityA night of drum'n'bass.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Brixton Academy, 211  Stockwell Road      SW9 9SL
Category: event
 
Hospitality
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Drum n Bass and Jungle
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VENUE  Brixton Academy 
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