Line-up for first Fireball – Fuelling The Fire tour announced

By May 9, 2016 Manchester, News

Academy Events in association with Fireball are proud to present the first ever ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire Tour’, a celebration of punk rock, ska, reggae and roots music featuring some of the best live bands the international punk scene has to offer.

The Skints for slide

Set to hit the road in the UK throughout October 2016, the run of dates will feature the only full UK headline tour appearances this year from Florida ska-punk pioneers Less Than Jake, with support from modern British reggae torchbearers The Skints and Los Angeles amigos Mariachi El Bronx, the Mexican-flavoured side–project of hardcore punks The Bronx. Japanese ska punks KEMURI and Melbourne psychedelic reggae ska doom metal punk rockers, The Bennies, join on select dates.

Watch and share a special announcement message from Less Than Jake and The Skints here:

Tickets are incredible value costing just £10 each and go on general sale on Friday 13th May with O2 priority tickets on sale at 10am on Wednesday 11th May.

Starting in Bristol on Monday 3rd October, the tour spans eight nights including a stop at O2 Academy Brixton in London on Thursday 6th October with a very special DJ set from Kerrang! Radio, Scuzz TV and Team Rock Radio presenter and punk fanatic Matt Stocks, before finishing up on Tuesday 11th October at O2 Academy Bournemouth.

Commenting on the tour, Less Than Jake drummer Vinnie Fiorello said:“Thanks to Fireball we were able to assemble a huge group of our friends on this tour from around the globe. We absolutely can’t wait to come back to the UK shores for what will feel like one huge party every night, night after night.”

Fireball UK brand manager James Pattison adds: “We’re extremely excited to be launching the first ever Fireball – Fuelling The Fire tour with such a strong line-up of incredible bands, we can’t wait to see you at the shows!”

The ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire Tour’ is your only chance to see some of the finest live bands the punk scene has to offer on one stage this October – find out what happens when you’re #FuelledByFireball

Tickets go on general sale on Friday 13th May with O2 priority tickets on sale at10am on Wednesday 11th May.

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