The Specials's Concert History

The Specials (also known as The Special AKA) is an English "2 Tone" ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry, England. Their music combines a danceable ska beat with punk's energy, underpinned by an informed political and social stance.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Nov 10, 2019 The Specials  Upcoming De Roma Antwerp, Belgium
Aug 23, 2019 –
Aug 25, 2019
Victorious Festival 2019  
Two Door Cinema Club / Clean Bandit / Bloc Party / James Bay / New Order / Rudimental / The Vaccines / Plan B / The Hives / Razorlight / Doves / The Specials / Ziggy Marley / Professor Green / Badly Drawn Boy / Ash / All Saints / Ocean Colour Scene / Starsailor / The Futureheads / The Zutons / Fun Lovin' Criminals / Lewis Capaldi / Idlewild / Tom Grennan / Republica / The Rifles / Cavetown / Dodgy / The Twang / Laurel / The Sherlocks / DJ Yoda / Andy Burrows / Fatherson / Tim Burgess / Alice Jemima / Will Varley / The Snuts / Jerry Williams / Plastic Mermaids / Casey Lowry / The Silver Beatles / The Pearl Harts / Bessie Turner / Alex Francis / Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls / The New Shoes / Flowvers / HENGE / Holiday Oscar / Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) / AK Patterson / Southsea Alternative Choir / Bog Rolling Stones / Fleetingwood Mac / Emilia Tarrant
Castle Field Southsea, UK
Jul 20, 2019 –
Jul 20, 2019
Splendour 2019  
Rag'n'Bone Man / Manic Street Preachers / The Specials / All Saints / The Coronas / ROB.GREEN
Wollaton Park Nottingham, UK
Jul 13, 2019 –
Jul 14, 2019
Bospop 2019  
Cordovas / Living Colour / The Doors Alive / The Cat Empire / Jimmy Barnes / Flogging Molly / Kovacs / Daryl Hall & John Oates / Danny Vera / Skunk Anansie / John Butler Trio / John Fogerty / Jessica Wilde / Marc Broussard / Level 42 / The White Buffalo / Foreigner / Rowwen Hèze / Rival Sons / Joe Jackson / Chris Robinson Brotherhood / The Specials / Al McKay's Earth, Wind and Fire Experience / nile rodgers & chic / the lachy doley group
Weert Noord Weert, The Netherlands
Jul 12, 2019 –
Jul 14, 2019
Bospop 2019  
Hall & Oates / Rowwen Hèze / Kodaline / The Specials / Flogging Molly / Joe Jackson / Living Colour / Skunk Anansie / Level 42 / Sting / CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers / Snow Patrol / Foreigner / John Fogerty / Kodaline / Richard Ashcroft
Weert Noord Weert, Netherlands
Jun 22, 2019 Stadspark Live 2019  
Daniël Lohues / Ronnie Flex & Deuxperience / Tom Odell / The Specials / Anouk / Sting
Stadspark Groningen, Netherlands
Jun 19, 2019 The Specials / L.A. Salami   Danforth Music Hall Toronto, ON
Jun 19, 2019 The Specials   The Danforth Music Hall Toronto, ON
Jun 17, 2019 The Specials   Corona Theatre Montreal, Quebec
Jun 15, 2019 The Specials / L.A. Salami   House of Blues Boston presented by Cricket Wireless Boston, MA
Jun 15, 2019 The Specials   House of Blues Boston, MA
Jun 14, 2019 The Specials   Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY
Jun 07, 2019 Encore 40th Anniversary Tour
The Specials / L.A. Salami
First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
May 27, 2019 Punk Rock Bowling, Day 3  
The Specials / Dead Boys / The Hives / Teenage Bottlerocket / The Stranglers / The Toasters / The Undertones / Ravagers / Shame (UK) / Faz Waltz / Night Birds / Madé J. / The Radiator Rattlers / Mystery Actions / Dirk Vermin & The Hostile Talent / Jail City Rockers
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Las Vegas, NV
May 26, 2019 Punk Rock Bowling Day 3
The Specials / Dead Boys / The Hives / Teenage Bottlerocket / The Stranglers / The Toasters / The Undertones / Ravagers / Shame / Faz Waltz / Night Birds / Made J. / The Radiator Rattlers / Mystery Actions / Dirk Vermin & The Hostile Talent / Jail City Rockers
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center - DLVEC Las Vegas, NV
May 25, 2019 –
May 27, 2019
Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival    
Rancid / Descendents / The Specials / FLAG / Refused / The Hives / The Damned / The Vandals / The Stranglers / Fear / Perkele / The Skints / The Droogettes / Informal Society / The Casualties / The Pietasters / Louise Distras / Lower Class Brats / Split Seconds / Maid Of Ace / Dog Company / The Turbulent Hearts / Fucked Up / Adolescents / The Lillingtons / The Darts / Total Massacre / Street Dogs / Sloppy Seconds / The Coathangers / Drug Church / Grade 2 / The Drowns / AUXILIÖ / The Heiz / The Undertones / Shame (UK) / Night Birds / The Radiator Rattlers / Dead Boys / Teenage Bottlerocket / The Toasters / Dirk Vermin & The Hostile Talent / Ravagers / Faz Waltz / Madé J. / Mystery Actions / Jail City Rockers
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Las Vegas, NV
May 24, 2019 –
May 27, 2019
Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival 2019  
The Hives / Rancid / The Specials / The Stranglers / The Damned / Descendents / The Undertones / Refused / Fucked Up / The Vandals / Adolescents / The Casualties / Street Dogs / Fear / Teenage Bottlerocket / The Toasters / Shame / The Skints / The Coathangers / The Pietasters / Dead Boys / Lower Class Brats / The Lillingtons / Sloppy Seconds / Drug Church / Night Birds / FLAG / Perkele / Louise Distras / Maid of Ace / The Darts - US / Grade 2 / Ravagers / Dog Company / Made J. / Faz Waltz / The Droogettes / Turbulent Hearts / Informal Society / Mystery Actions / The Drowns / The Heiz / The Radiator Rattlers / Jail City Rockers / Total Massacre / AUXILIO / The Split Seconds (DC) / Dick Vermin & the Hostile Talent
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center - DLVEC Las Vegas, NV
May 12, 2019 The Specials    
The Specials / Saffiyah Khan / The Tuts
Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge, UK
Mar 30, 2019 DJ Uphill Sound / The Specials   Ancienne Belgique Brussels
Jun 24, 2018 The Specials   House of Blues San Diego, CA
Jun 24, 2018 The Specials   House of Blues San Diego San Diego, CA
Jun 23, 2018 –
Jun 24, 2018
Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018  
Kings of Leon / Neil Young / Alanis Morissette / Jack White / Capital Cities / Belle and Sebastian / Third Eye Blind / Violent Femmes / Pretenders / Bangles / Gary Clark Jr. / Robert Plant / The Specials / The Revolution (MN) / Gomez / Los Lobos / Shakey Graves / Seu Jorge / Trampled by Turtles / Aaron Neville / Kamasi Washington / Allen Stone / The Milk Carton Kids / Typhoon / Irma Thomas / North Mississippi Allstars / Hurray for the Riff Raff / Dorothy / Pharoah Sanders / Margaret Glaspy / Margo Price / Fantastic Negrito / Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters / Dwight Twilley / Neil Young + The Promise Of Real / Jeff Goldblum / Maxim Ludwig / Tracksuit Wedding
Brookside Golf Course Pasadena, CA
Jun 23, 2018 Arroyo Seco  
Neil Young + The Promise Of Real / The Specials / Jack White / Belle and Sebastian / The Pretenders / The Milk Carton Kids / Kamasi Washington / Shakey Graves / North Mississippi Allstars / Pharoah Sanders / Dwight Twilley / Typhoon / Maxim Ludwig
Brookside at the Rose Bowl Pasadena, CA
Jun 23, 2018 –
Jun 24, 2018
Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018  
Gary Clark Jr. / Neil Young / Third Eye Blind / Allen Stone / Capital Cities / Kings Of Leon / The Specials / Typhoon / Belle and Sebastian / Violent Femmes / Shakey Graves / Robert Plant / North Mississippi Allstars / Hurray for the Riff Raff / The Milk Carton Kids / Jack White / Los Lobos / Gomez / Irma Thomas / Seu Jorge / Pharoah Sanders / Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters / Fantastic Negrito / Kamasi Washington / Trampled by Turtles / Margaret Glaspy / Bangles / Alanis Morissette / Margo Price / Pretenders / Aaron Neville / Neil Young + The Promise Of Real / Dorothy / Tracksuit Wedding / The Revolution (MN) / Dwight Twilley / Jeff Goldblum / Maxim Ludwig
Brookside Golf Course Pasadena, CA
Jun 23, 2018 –
Jun 24, 2018
Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018  
Gary Clark Jr. / Neil Young / Third Eye Blind / Allen Stone / Capital Cities / The Specials / Typhoon / Belle and Sebastian / Violent Femmes / Shakey Graves / Robert Plant / North Mississippi Allstars / Hurray for the Riff Raff / The Milk Carton Kids / Jack White / Los Lobos / Gomez / Irma Thomas / Seu Jorge / Pharoah Sanders / Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters / Fantastic Negrito / Kamasi Washington / Trampled by Turtles / Margaret Glaspy / Bangles / Alanis Morissette / Margo Price / Pretenders / Aaron Neville / Neil Young + The Promise Of Real / Dorothy / Tracksuit Wedding / The Revolution (MN) / Dwight Twilley / Jeff Goldblum / Maxim Ludwig / Kings of Leon
Brookside Golf Course Pasadena, CA
Jun 21, 2018 The Specials / Lori Vee   Fox Theater Oakland, CA
Jun 02, 2018 No Filter  
The Rolling Stones / The Specials
Ricoh Arena Coventry, United Kingdom
Aug 10, 2017 –
Aug 13, 2017
Boomtown Fair  
The Specials / Cypress Hill / Frank Turner / Toots and the Maytals / Beans on Toast / Blues Brothers Band / Sam and the Womp / The Wurzels / SugarHill Gang / Newton Faulkner / Gentlemans Dub Club
Jun 23, 2017 –
Jun 24, 2017
Montebello Rockfest 2017  
Soulfly / Pennywise / AFI / Bad Religion / The Offspring / Rammstein / All That Remains / Killswitch Engage / Parkway Drive / Goldfinger / Norma Jean / Reel Big Fish / Anti Flag / August Burns Red / The Specials / Eagles of Death Metal / Good Charlotte / Megadeth / Alexisonfire / Queens of the Stone Age / P.O.D. / Entombed A.D. / Meshuggah / 311 / Iggy Pop / 2 Stone 2 Skank / Blessed By A Broken Heart / Death Before Dishonor / PUP / Reverend Horton Heat / Protest the Hero / The Birthday Massacre / Bullet for my Valentine
Montebello, Canada Montebello, QC
Jun 22, 2017 The Specials   Baltimore Soundstage Baltimore, MD
Jun 16, 2017 The Specials House of Blues San Diego, CA
Jun 10, 2017 –
Jun 11, 2017
Punk Rock Bowling Asbury Park  
The Vansaders / Ravagers / Crazy and the Brains / The Templars / The Explosion / Dillinger Four / Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaries / The Specials / Hot Blood / Bigwig / Posers / Darkbuster / The Pietasters / leftover crack / Lifetime / Buzzcocks / NOFX / PUP
The Stone Pony Summerstage Asbury Park, NJ
Jun 10, 2017 Punk Rock Bowling  
PUP / The Specials / Dillinger Four / Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaries / The Explosion
The Stone Pony Summerstage Asbury Park, NJ
Jun 10, 2017 –
Jun 11, 2017
Punk Rock Bowling 2017  
The Specials / Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaries / Dillinger Four / The Explosion / PUP / The Templars / Crazy and the Brains / The Vansaders / Ravagers / NOFX / The Pietasters / Lifetime / Buzzcocks / Hot Blood / Bigwig / Posers / Darkbuster / Leftöver Crack
The Stone Pony Summerstage Asbury Park, NJ
Jun 07, 2017 The Specials   Danforth Music Hall Toronto, ON
May 28, 2017 The Specials / Toots & The Maytals   The Forum Hertfordshire Hertfordshire, UK
Mar 11, 2017 –
Mar 13, 2017
Golden Plains  
Kurt Vile / Cash Savage and the Last Drinks / The Specials / The Damned / Teenage Fanclub / The Peep Tempel / Camp Cope / Ausmuteants / Olympia / Chain and the Gang / Nicolas Jaar / Habits / Benny & The Flybyniters / Confidence Man / Total Giovanni / Margaret Glaspy / Jazz Party / ORB / Remi / Oren Ambarchi / The Dusty Millers
Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre Meredith, VIC, Australia
Mar 11, 2017 Zoo Twilights    
The Specials
Melbourne Zoo Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Mar 11, 2017 –
Mar 13, 2017
Golden Plains Festival  
Ausmuteants / Margaret Glaspy / Benny & The Flybyniters / Cash Savage and the Last Drinks / Camp Cope / Kurt Vile / The Damned / J A Z Z Party / Kardajala Kirridarra / The Dusty Millers / Olympia / Bill Davis & The Good Lords / Chain & The Gang / Orb / Teenage Fanclub / Remi / The Peep Tempel / Neil Finn / The Specials
Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre Meredith, VIC
Mar 10, 2017 WOMADelaide 2017  
Nattalie Rize / Oki Dub Ainu Band / Parov Stelar / Rahaan / Rich Medina / 30/70 / Senyawa / Sinkane / 9 Bach / Skratch Bastid / A B Original / The Specials / The Waifs / Ana Tijoux / William Crighton / / The Hot 8 Brass Band / Archie Roach / The Manganiyar Classroom / Mercedes Peon / The Soil / Toni Childs / Baba Zula / Brushy One String of Jamaica / Dope Lemon / Fuel Fandango / A Guy Named Guy / Jesse Davidson / Kiasmos / La Mambanegra / L-FRESH The Lion / MANE / Montaigne
Botanic Park Adelaide, SA
Nov 14, 2016 The Specials Winter Gardens Eastbourne
Nov 11, 2016 The Specials / Rhoda Dakar Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge, UK
Nov 05, 2016 The Specials Great Hall Exeter, UK
Nov 03, 2016 The specials   De Montfort Hall Leicester, U.K.
Nov 01, 2016 The Specials
The Specials / General Roots
York Barbican York
Sep 26, 2016 The Specials House of Blues San Diego, CA
Sep 23, 2016 –
Sep 25, 2016
Music Tastes Good Festival! 2016   Music Tastes Good Festival! Long Beach, CA
Sep 23, 2016 –
Sep 25, 2016
Music Tastes Good Festival! 2016  
Iron & Wine / De La Soul / Warpaint / Dr. Dog / The Specials / Sylvan Esso / Squeeze / Living Colour / Gallant / Melvins / Del the Funky Homosapien / Foy Vance / Rival Sons / Easy Star All-Stars / Hippo Campus / Deltron 3030 / Kid Koala / Cody Chesnutt / Twin Peaks / Girlpool / Nick Waterhouse / P.O.S / Metz / RX Bandits / Son Little / Dan the Automator / Vintage Trouble / Open Mike Eagle / machineheart / Le1f / Pokey LaFarge / Christian Scott / Skinny Lister / Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas / Las Cafeteras / Lemolo / The Ziggens / Spider / Los Master Plus / The Cambodian Space Project / Pregnant / The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers / The Dead Ships / The Sound of Urchin / Lost Weekend / Riothorse Royale / Cody Chestnutt / Rudy De Anda / Golden Drugs / Special C / Spare Parts for Broken Hearts / Dustin Lovelis / LP3 & The Tragedy / Neighbors To The North / Sister Crowley / MC Imprint / Bootleg Orchestra / Solo & Indre
Music Tastes Good Festival! Long Beach, CA
Sep 21, 2016 The Specials   McMenamins Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
Sep 16, 2016 –
Sep 18, 2016
Riot Fest and Carnival 2016  
All Time Low / Big D And The Kids Table / Brand New / Fitz and the Tantrums / Descendents / Motion City Soundtrack / The Flaming Lips / The Hives / Bob Mould / The Hold Steady / GZA / Smoking Popes / The Vandals / Ween / Fucked Up / The Toasters / Hippo Campus / Balance and Composure / Julian Marley / White Lung / Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas / Dee-1 / The Specials / Brick + Mortar / Jimmy Eat World / Night Riots / Plague Vendor / Microwave / NOFX / Death Spells / Deal's Gone Bad / Refused / Black Foxxes / The Walters / NOTS / Donna Missal / Tasha the Amazon / Glassjaw / Black Box / High Waisted / Pepper / Summer Cannibals / Partner (CDN) / Kitten Forever / Sleepy Kitty / Meat Puppets / School Of Rock / Misfits / Dan Deacon / Rob Zombie / Sleater-Kinney / Deftones / Bad Religion / Underoath / Thursday / The Anniversary / Jake Bugg / Death Grips / The Julie Ruin / Joey Bada$$ / Set Your Goals / Chevy Metal / Me First & The Gimme Gimmes / Highly Suspect / Tiger Army / The Wonder Years / Fu Manchu / Dee Snider / Andrew W.K. / Girls Against Boys / leftover crack / Billy Talent / The Falcon / The Dillinger Escape Plan / Juliette Lewis & the Licks / FRNKIERO ANDTHE PATIENCE. / Tigers Jaw / The Bronx / Pouya / Basement / Swingin' Utters / Denzel Curry / Bleached / Tancred / Marina City / Touche Amore / Diarrhea Planet / Syd Arthur / The Dirty Nil / Citizen / The So So Glos / Turnover / Big Ups / All Dogs / War on Women / Violent Soho / Hard Girls / A Will Away / Can't Swim / The Holy White Hounds / With our Arms to the Sun / Laura Stevenson / The Gallow Walkers / SOMOS / 3 Teeth / Nas / The Wans / Jule Vera / Worriers / Eskimeaux / the Far East / Bad Cop/Bad Cop / Morrissey / Death Cab for Cutie / Social Distortion / Method Man / Neck Deep / Redman / CREEPER / Off With Their Heads / People Under the Stairs / Pierce the Veil / I the Mighty / GWAR
Douglas Park Chicago, IL

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