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THE SPECIALS reveal May 2013 UK tour dates

2Tone ska legends THE SPECIALS have announced plans for a 10-date tour of the UK in May next year.

The run of dates kicks off at Glasgow Barrowland on 10 May and finishes up at London's O2 Academy Brixton on 28 May.

Frontman Terry Hall had claimed that he no longer wanted to play live shows with THE SPECIALS and indicated that their 2011 show at London Alexandra Palace would be their last.

However, following the show guitarist Lynval Golding said the band was “in a completely different mood” and that they had not decided to call it a day.

The tour includes the following dates:

  • 10 May - Barrowland, Glasgow
  • 13 May - O2 Academy, Newcastle
  • 15 May - O2 Apollo, Manchester
  • 18 May - Olympia, Liverpool
  • 19 May - De Montford Hall, Leicester
  • 21 May - O2 Academy, Birmingham 
  • 23 May - Newport Centre 
  • 25 May - Winter Gardens, Margate
  • 26 May - Guildhall, Portsmouth
  • 28 May - O2 Academy, Brixton
Tickets go on sale on 7 December at 9am.