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Public Image Ltd:
UK Tour July 2010

Public Image Ltd UK Tour July 2010

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Press Release:
June, 2nd 2010

Public Image Ltd have announced a 6 date UK tour in July, following on from their monumental concerts at the end of 2009, which were their first shows in 17 years.

With a wide and varied back catalogue spanning three decades, Public Image Ltd will play London, Bristol, Oxford, Leeds, Liverpool and Glasgow, showcasing the unique sounds of tracks such as “Public Image”, “This Is Not A Love Song”, “Rise” and “Disappointed,” with more surprises in store. John Lydon (vocals), Lu Edmonds (guitar), Bruce Smith (drums) and Scott Firth (bass) earned critical and public acclaim for their concerts in December 2009.

John Lydon: “My body and mind is the Sex Pistols but my heart and soul is PiL.”  

After fronting the Sex Pistols John Lydon formed Public Image Ltd in 1978 with their experimental sound fusing Rock, Dance, Folk, Ballet, Pop and Dub PiL are regarded as producing some of the most diverse music of the post-punk era. As a band the music and vision constantly evolved like no other, culminating in an incredible live experience.

Lu Edmonds- Multi instrumentalist and former guitarist in The Damned Lu joined PiL in 1986 recording and playing on the album Happy? and co-writing the album ‘9’ adding yet another dimension to the PiL sound.

Bruce Smith- Former drummer in The Pop Group and The Slits became percussionist for PiL also in 1986 playing and recording on the albums Happy? and ‘9’. Seen as a drumming virtuoso, Bruce Smith brought his unique style into the fold.

Scott Firth- A bass player/multi instrumentalist that has collaborated and played with a variety of top musicians and bands including Steve Winwood, John Martyn, Elvis Costello, and The Spice Girls.


Monday 19th July – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Tuesday 20th July – O2 Academy Bristol
Wednesday 21st July – O2 Academy Oxford
Friday 23rd July – O2 Academy Leeds
Saturday 24th July – O2 Academy Liverpool
Monday 26th July – O2 ABC Glasgow

Tickets: 0844 477 2000 (24hr) or

On Sale Friday 4th June @ 9am
All regional dates £25.00 adv, London £27.50 adv

Tickets are NOW on general sale. See links below or our Shows Page.

PiL: July 2010 General Sale

London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, UK, July 19th 2010

Bristol, O2 Academy, UK, July 20th 2010

Oxford, O2 Academy, UK, July 21st 2010

Leeds, O2 Academy, UK, July 23rd 2010

Liverpool, O2 Academy, UK, July 24th 2010

Glasgow, O2 ABC, UK, July 26th 2010

Tickets: 0844 477 2000 (24hr) or

On General Sale NOW!
All regional dates £25.00 adv, London £27.50 adv


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Contact: Adam Cotton




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