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Buzzcocks announce Pete Shelley tribute at Royal Albert Hall

By | Published on Tuesday 21 May 2019


The Buzzcocks have announced a special show at the Royal Albert Hall in London as a tribute to former frontman Pete Shelley, who died in December last year.

A variety of vocalists will stand in for him, including Tim Burgess, Thurston Moore, Dave Vanian and more. Journalist Paul Morley will compere the event.

“I’m looking forward to an amazing show at London’s Royal Albert Hall”, says the band’s Steve Diggle. “It’s going to be the perfect setting for us and our fans to pay tribute to Pete Shelley”.

Other guests confirmed so far include Vanian’s Damned bandmate Captain Sensible, The Skids’ Richard Jobson, Penetration’s Pauline Murray, and former Buzzcocks members John Maher and Steve Garvey. The Skids and Penetration will also perform support sets.

Tickets for the show are on sale now here.