Boomtown Rats - Tickets

Boomtown Rats - Tickets

The Boomtown Rats are touring this October. Get tickets for The Boomtown Rats from Eventim.

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Manchester Ritz
Sat, 25/10/14
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Taking in the towns missed out on their first jaunt and returning - literally by public demand - to the country’s major cities so thoroughly re-Ratted six months ago. Beyond nostalgia both press and audience agreed that those many classic Ratsongs had indeed stood the test of time morphing from the radical, upstart transgressive rage of the mid-70's into tunes for the ages with a tragic contemporary resonance. The audience, ranging from the Rats’ contemporaries to the newer, younger curious crowd wondering what the fuss had been about, immediately recognised the timeless frustrations and rage of the Now embodied in the Rats’ tunes and performance. Age had indeed not withered them, but made them more potent. At a time of cookie cutter anodyne musical drivel the visceral Shock of the Old from its original purveyors is one of contemporary music’s great treats and revelations. To be the first to hear when more Boomtown Rats tickets go on sale you can sign up to the Eventim Ticket Alarm.

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Artist Biography

The Boomtown Rats (1976-1986) were a punk rock / new wave group led by Bob Geldof. All six members (Gary Roberts, Pete Briquette, Gerry Cott, Simon Crowe, Bob Geldof and Johnny “Fingers” Moylett) were originally from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. Originally called ‘The Nightlife Thugs’. The name The Boomtown Rats comes from a gang of down-and-out...
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