The Stranglers To Appear At Liverpool Pops Festival

The new wave rockers return to the city after 30 years, plus Blondie to play

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The Stranglers have been confirmed as one of the headline acts for this year’s Liverpool Summer Pops festival, with the new wavers set to perform on July 22.

The band’s JJ Burnell said: “As a band we may have seen many changes in our career over the years but we can guarantee you, there’s plenty more yearsinblack!”

Blondie have also been announced as support to The Stranglers and frontwoman Debbie Harry is looking forward to performing, saying: “Liverpool is a great city, we can’t wait to be back.”


As perviously reported, the Summer Pops festival will also feature American rock band Counting Crows, whose fifth album Saturday Nights, Sunday Mornings has just charted at 12 in the UK album chart — their highest position in twelve years, Def Leppard and Diana Ross.

Tickets for The Stranglers and Blondie go on sale this Wednesday (April 2) at 9am.

All other Summer Pops shows are on sale now. Details of artists confirmed so far are below.


Mick Hucknall (July 1)

The Australian Pink Floyd Show (July 4)

Counting Crows (8)

Crowded House (9)

Deacon Blue (11)

Diana Ross (12)

Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Thunder (15)

Michael Bublé (20)

The Stranglers, Blondie (22)

The Australian Pink Floyd Show (26)

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