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THE SELECTER reveals UK tour dates in 2016

2Tone ska revivalist band THE SELECTER has announced a number of shows around the UK in the early months of 2016.

The tour includes the following shows:


THE SELECTER reveals 2016 show

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER featuring Pauline Black and Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson will perform in Falmouth in February next year.

The show on 26 February 2016 follows a big tour of the UK throughout November and December later this year.


THE SELECTER drops new album Subculture

Coventry 2Tone act THE SELECTER has released its brand new studio record Subculture.

The rhythm-packed album was recorded and produced by saxophonist Neil Pyzer and expertly mixed by PRINCE FATTY.

The 12-track album comes hot on the heels of the Made In Britain and String Theory albums since singer Pauline Black reformed the band five years ago.


Skabour 2015 line-up revealed

THE SELECTER, THE TOASTERS and THE ORIGINAL ACES [DESMOND DEKKER’s band] are among the ska and reggae talent performing at Skabour this year.


THE SELECTER drops new music video

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has put out the official music video for “Box Fresh”, the first single from forthcoming album Subculture.

This is one of THE SELECTER’s first official music video releases for nearly 30 years. Neil Pyzer recorded and produced the song, while PRINCE FATTY mixed it.


THE SELECTER reveals UK tour dates

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has announced a run of shows around the UK this coming November and December.

The tour includes the following upcoming shows:


THE SELECTER to headline Watchet Festival

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has been revealed as the Friday night headliner at Watchet Festival this summer.

The three-day bank holiday festival at Parsonage Farm in West Somerset takes place on 28-30 August with tickets priced at just £65.

THE SELECTER’s new studio album, Subculture, is due out this year following its 2013 release String Theory.



The organisers of the Skamouth weekend have revealed DANDY LIVINGSTONE and THE SELECTER will perform at their 2015 event.

The festival takes place at the Vauxhall Holiday Park in Great Yarmouth on 27-30 March 2015.

Tickets are priced from around £90, secured with a £30 deposit. Call 01493 857 231 now to book!


THE SELECTER reveals Subculture Tour 2015

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has announced the details of a big tour in February and March 2015 around the UK.

The 22-date ‘Subculture Tour 2015’ kicks off in Gloucester and winds up at KOKO in Camden, followed by a special gig at Warwick University's Copper Rooms in Coventry.

The tour will be in support of a brand new 12-track studio album, called Subculture due for release in February 2015.

THE TUTS will be supporting the band on all dates.


THE SELECTER to hit the road with LEVELLERS

2Tone ska legends THE SELECTER have been revealed as the main support act on an upcoming LEVELLERS tour around the UK this October and November.

THE SELECTER returned in 2011 fronted by the original singing duo of the female icon of the 2Tone era Pauline Black and Arthur “Gaps” Hendrickson.


Top ska acts added to Coventry’s Godiva Festival

Two founding members of THE SPECIALS - NEVILLE STAPLE and HORACE PANTER - are among the latest additions to the Godiva Festival in Coventry.

The free festival takes place on 4-6 July at the War Memorial Park in the West Midlands.


THE SELECTER & THE TOASTERS added to Rebellion

Seminal ska bands THE SELECTER and THE TOASTERS are the latest additions to this summer’s Rebellion Festival in Blackpool.

Previously confirmed acts for the punk festival include NOFX, SLAGERIJ, LEFTOVER CRACK and RUTS DC, among many others.


Tickets on sale for Chagstock 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Devon’s Chagstock Festival which takes place later this summer featuring 2-Tone legends THE SELECTER.

After selling out the entire allocation of early bird tickets in record time, all tickets, camping options and vehicle passes for this year’s festival are now on sale.


THE SELECTER reveals support acts for 2014 tour

2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has announced the support acts for its ‘Too Much Pressure 2014 UK Tour’ next year.

The group is looking forward to welcoming roots reggae legends TALISMAN, ska/reggae upstarts BY THE RIVERS, and rock n' soul band STONE FOUNDATION to the stage.

The tour includes the following dates:


Top 10 New Year’s Eve reggae nights in the UK 2013

ReggaeChapter has come up with a selection of 10 reggae parties happening this New Year’s Eve across the UK.

With just a fortnight until the big night, tickets for the shows are selling fast, so secure yours now! 

In no particular order, 10 reggae shows to consider this New Year’s Eve are:



THE SELECTER to play Chagstock 2014

The organisers behind Devon’s Chagstock festival have announced 2Tone ska legends THE SELECTER as the first act for their 2014 event.

Mixing ska, reggae, rock and punk, the “Too Much Pressure” hit-makers will be performing on one of the stages, to be confirmed at a later date.


THE SELECTER reveals full UK tour

Legendary 2Tone ska band THE SELECTER has announced a 25-date tour of the UK kicking off in early 2014.

The “Too Much Pressure 2014 UK Tour”, which celebrates 35 years of the band, will see the group perform its entire debut album Too Much Pressure alongside other well-known SELECTER classics.

Since the group re-formed they have never played the album in its entirety, so this is a present to all their fans who have stood by them for the past three years and supported their new music. 


THE SELECTER joins PiL on major UK tour

Iconic 2-Tone ska band THE SELECTER will round off the year by joining Public Image Ltd (PiL) on a major tour of the UK.

Fronted by singer Pauline Black and toaster Gaps Hendrickson, the ska legends continue to promote critically acclaimed album String Theory which was released in February earlier this year.

The supporting dates are: