The Selecter

The Selecter

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The Selecter - 40th Anniversary Tour

Plus special guest and DJ - Rhoda Dakar

The Selecter will be playing an extended, hit-rich set with some added live favourites and surprises. They will also be joined for a few songs by vocalist Rhoda Dakar, who will also play a DJ Set to open the gig.

The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black and co-fronted by original member Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson. Pauline Black is one of very few women in the 2-Tone scene - she is often referred to as the Queen of Ska.

The anarchic passion that fuelled Selecter gigs during the original 2-Tone era is still there, except the pair are more driven than ever. Their confidence is sky-high and they’re also writing the best songs of their career.

They continue to release new music, charting new albums in the UK in the last couple of years, proving that 2-Tone is still as relevant and important as it was 40 years ago. In 2017 The Selecter released studio album 'Daylight' – their most urgent, politically engaged and purely uplifting record since the days of 'Too Much Pressure' and 'Celebrate The Bullet'.

Rhoda Dakar’s career began as lead vocalist with all-woman 2-Tone band, The Bodysnatchers, who toured with The Selecter. The Bodysnatchers first single was double A-side 'Let's Do Rocksteady' with 'Ruder Than You'.

Support from Emily Capell.

Please visit The Selecter website or their Facebook page for more information.

Please see below the running times that have been given, please note these are approximate and subject to change:

7.30pm: Doors open
7.30–8pm: DJ Set - Rhoda Dakar
8–8.30pm: Emily Capell
8.30–9pm: DJ Set - Rhoda Dakar
9–10.30pm: The Selecter

Starts: 8pm
Tickets: £26*
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee

This event is promoted by The Apex

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