Fibbers announce top gigs – no lie

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The folk behind the nearly-newly-refurbished Fibbers in York have an uncanny knack of booking some excellent gigs for acts way bigger than the 400-capacity venue – recent big names squeezed into the place being IAN BROWN and THE CHARLATANS…

The venue have just announced two great shows for next month and April – acts fast or miss out!

The delightful FRANK TURNER will be popping in to York on Thursday, February 17 with a full live band in tow.

He ended 2010 (which saw him play in front of thousands of fans at Wembley Stadium supporting Green Day) with a huge sold-out UK tour at venues much bigger than Fibbers – proving he’s come a long way since his Million Dead days.

Tickets for this show will fly out – there is less than 200 left already and they only went on sale yesterday!

Support comes from Teesside indie-folk troubadors YOUNG REBEL SET, who have a habit of making girls cry – in a Beatlesy, Take Thaty kind of way. They’re not brutes.

Get your tickets (£16) HERE quick-smart before they’re all gone. UPDATE: TICKETS HAVE NOW SOLD OUT!! HOPE YOU GOT YOURS IN TIME!

Also announced is the return of Derry punk heroes THE UNDERTONES. The band are celebrating their 35th anniversary with the release of a new compilation album, True Confessions: A’s + B’s – two shiny CDs contains all of the A and B-sides of their singles to date.

They’re also hitting the road again – still without frontman Fergal Sharkey – and are heading to Fibbers on Saturday, April 2.

If you’re old enough to have joined the band’s fan club – the Rocking Humdingers – then they have a nice surprise for you. Click HERE to find out how you can get into the gig, a copy of the new compilation and a tour shirt all for nowt.

Tickets are on sale now (£15) from HERE.

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