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The Specials Hit Alexandra Palace

Last night The Specials finished their 2011 European tour with a spectacular performance at London's Alexandra Palace. The venue was packed with a 12,000 strong crowd; many of whom were kitted out in original Rudeboy dress, with pork pie hats and Perry shirts in abundance. After projecting a montage of headlines from the late 70s onto the stage, the band opened with their debut single Gangsters, sending the crowd into a frenzy of excitement as they danced and joined in with the lyrics.

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Continuing with a semi-chronological set packed with the band's greatest hits including A Message to You, Rudy, Too Much Too Young and Ghost Town; fans were treated to an energetic performance and the perfect finale to the tour. To celebrate the show, Fred Perry hosted exclusive pre and post show parties with DJ's including Felix Hall setting the mood with a medley of Ska, Reggae and Punk.  

The Specials Aftershow - Paris

Fred Perry hosted The Specials' aftershow party at Café Carmen in Paris last night, following the band's show at nearby venue The Olympia. Guests were treated to a very special DJ set by the legendary Lord Julian, with the band taking over the decks at 11pm.

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 The band wrap up the European leg of their tour this evening with a show in Brussels, before moving on to the UK on the 11th October with shows across the country. The tour will finish with a show at London's iconic Alexandra Palace on Thursday 3rd November. 

For more information on The Specials 2011 European Tour including dates and ticket information, visit the official website:  

The Specials Aftershow - Berlin

After Sunday's packed out show and party in Stockholm it was onto Berlin, with the band taking to the stage at the city's Columbiahalle venue. Fred Perry hosted the aftershow party at Grüner Salon in der Volksbühne Berlin; with DJ Uli Nefzer flooding the dancefloor as he played an energetic set into the early hours.

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After their show, the band took to the mike to MC to the full capacity crowd as they danced late into the night. The band are halfway through the European leg of their 2011 tour, moving on to the UK on 11th October and finishing with a special show at London's iconic Alexandra Palace on Thursday 3rd November.

For more information on The Specials 2011 European Tour including dates and ticket information, visit the official website: