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- Posted on Mar 31st 2010 5:35AM by Farah Ishaq
Legendary female punk group the Slits have announced a full UK and European tour to take place this May, around the group's festival appearances in the UK, Italy and Spain.
Featuring founder members Ari Up and Tessa Pollitt, the band released their first studio album in 25 years last October. 'Trapped Tiger' features the band's current lineup of Anna Schlute, Adele Wilson and Hollie Cook -- Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook's daughter.
The Slits -- who fuse punk with reggae -- originally split in 1981 but returned to the live scene last autumrn, playing their first live gigs in 30 years.
The tour kicks off in Dublin on May 6, and winds up at Primavera in Spain on May 28.
See the Slits perform at the following venues:
Dublin Crawdaddy, Ireland (May 6)
Manchester Moho Live, England (May 7)
Newcastle The Cluny, England (May 8)
Glasgow ABC2, Scotland (May 9)
Liverpool The Loft, England (May 10)
London Islington Academy, England (May 11)
Oxford Academy 2, England (May 12)
Brighton Great Escape Festival, England (May 13)
Utrecht Ekko, Holland (May 14)
Groningen Vera, Holland (May 15)
Copenhagen Loppen, Denmark (May 16)
Stockholm Strand, Sweden (May 18)
Berlin White Trash, Germany (May 20)
Koln MTC, Germany (May 21)
Turin Spazio, Italy (May 22)
Rome Road to Ruins Festival, Italy (May 23)
Athens Venue tbc, Greece (May 25)
Paris Cafe Le Dance, France (May 27)
Barcelona Primavera Festival, Spain (May 28)