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The Boomtown Rats 2014

 

2014 SUMMER FESTIVAL DATES:

MAY

Sunday 25th - Plymouth Volkfest, Devon

Saturday 31st - Concert At The Kings, All Cannings, Wiltshire


JUNE

Sunday 1st - Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire

Saturday 21st - Kongsvinger Festning, Norway

Friday 27th - Grassington Festival, Yorkshire

 

JULY

Friday 4th - Chilfest, Tring, Hertfordshire

Saturday 5th - Whitehaven Festival, Cumbria

Friday 18th - GuilFest, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday 19th - Splendour Festival, Nottingham

Sunday 20th - Rewind Festival, Perth, Scotland

 

AUGUST

Sunday 17th - Rewind Festival, Henley-on-Thames

 

OCTOBER

Saturday 11th - GB Alt Festival, Skegness, Lincolnshire

 

2014 RATLIFE TOUR:

VIP tickets to meet Bob Geldof available from 9am on Thursday the 3rd of July
See here for details : http://www.livenation.co.uk/vip/artist/the-boomtown-rats-tickets

Tickets on general sale from 9am on Friday the 4th of July
See here for details: http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/the-boomtown-rats-tickets


OCTOBER

Saturday 18th - Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall

Sunday 19th - Newcastle 02 Academy

Monday 20th - Glasgow 02 ABC

Wednesday 22nd - Sheffield 02 Academy

Thursday 23rd - Liverpool 02 Academy

Saturday 25th - Manchester Ritz

Sunday 26th - Lincoln Engine Shed

Tuesday 28th - Leamington Spa Assembley

Wednesday 29th - Bristol 02 Academy

Friday 31st - Portsmouth Pyramids Centre


NOVEMBER

Saturday 1st - Oxford 02 Academy

Monday 3rd - Cambridge, The Junction

Tuesday 4th - Leicester 02 Academy

Thursday 6th - Bournemouth 02 Academy

Friday 7th - London, The Forum

 

Please keep checking back for more updates.

 
Box Set of Classic Albums and New EP

 



RELEASED ON 21st October 2013

UMC/MERCURY


To mark the return to the fray of The Boomtown Rats Universal Music Catalogue are delighted to announce the release of The Boomtown Rats Classic Album Selection and a digital EP entitiled ‘Ratlife’ on 21st October via UMC/Mercury.

The box set features their six original albums – The Boomtown Rats (1977), A Tonic For The Troops (1978), The Fine Art Of Surfacing (1979), Mondo Bongo (1980), V Deep (1982) and In The Long Grass (1984) – in digipack sleeves with attendant bonus material.

The ‘Ratlife’ EP will feature four new Boomtown Rats songs – ‘The Boomtown Rats’, ‘Back To Boomtown’, ‘Ratlife’ and ‘Ratified’.

CLICK HERE to purchase the Classic Album Selection: Six Albums 1977-1984

CLICK HERE to purchase the Ratlife EP


 
Live Rats 2013 CD

Live recordings of The Boomtown Rats’ 12.10.2013Dublin Vicar Street and 26.10.2013London Roundhouse shows will be available to collect instantly after the gig!

These exclusive 2 disc sets are set to capture all the greatest hits live – making for the perfect Live Rats memento!

The live recordings will also be available at all non-recording live dates and for convenient home delivery to those who cannot join in on the live festivities.

Strictly limited edition – don’t miss out on your chance to own this special commemorative set! For more info and to pre-order, go to the Concert Live website.

 
Bob Geldof BBC 4 Interview

Watch BBC 4 on Sunday the 6th of October at 9pm.

Bob Geldof recalls the early days of The Boomtown Rats and the British music scene of the mid 1970s. This interview should be available to watch on-line from the 6th of October.

See the following:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01hmm04

 

 
Hear Pete Briquette Interview


The Boomtown Rats bass player Pete Briquette has been interviewed by The Mouth Magazine.

The interview is available to hear here on-line:

http://themouthmagazine.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/pete-briquette/

 
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