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Music - Bands, Fri 13 Oct 2017

Angelic Upstarts

Angelic Upstarts

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Forming in South Shields in 1977, Angelic Upstarts launched their punk crusade with the independently released single ‘The Murder of Liddle Towers’ in 1978. The band paid for the recording and pressing of 500 singles which they released themselves and sold at gigs and local record shops. The single was then picked up by Small Wonder Records who released it nationally. Its attack on police brutality earned them an early patron in Sham 69’s Jimmy Pursey, who chased a similar constituency of disaffected working-class fans.

The band then signed to Warner Brothers, Pursey producing the L.P. ‘Teenage Warning’ (1979). The band’s wholehearted delivery coupled with their denunciation of racism – a particularly admirable stance at a time when other ‘skinhead bands’ were flirting with right wing elements – made the album a classic. With the UK hit singles, ‘I’m An Upstart’ and ‘Teenage Warning’(both 1979), they focused on the plight of the working class.

Support comes from No Thrills.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 13 Oct 2017 20:00 to 23:30
Ages 14+ (14-15 to be accompanied by an adult)

Prices

£12 advance

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Address

14 Fisher Street,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA3 8RN

Directions

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Carlisle station

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Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 7
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps

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