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Billy Bragg opening for the Pogues, Tour Dates, tattoos

‘Miss C’s arm tatoos, Billy Bragg lyric included (Neil Fitzgerald)

What and where is your tattoo?
It’s the start of a half sleeve on my right arm. So far it pictures Jenna Jameson and Dita von Teese (just missing a third girl) with Mucha style flowers and vines around them. It also says “to have an to have not” at the very top.

What does your tattoo mean to you?
Each of the girls I look up to in some way. Jenna was the 1st woman to take the sex industry and be the boss and take charge instead of being used like to many girls before her. She has also been through a lot in her life and is still going strong. For me she represents a strong independent woman. Dita to me is one aspect of what a woman should be. She’s smart, classy and does her own thing. The Mucha aspect just comes from a love of his (and that movement) of art. To have and to have not” is the title of a Billy Bragg song. I’ve always loved the song and what it means. In the context of my tattoo it reminds me to keep my feet on the ground. [Miss C talks about her tattoos]

Billy Bragg is opening for the Pogues on March 16th at Roseland Ballroom in NYC. Tickets are still available. No opener has been announced for the sold out March 15th show. Still no St. Pattys show either. All Pogues dates here. All Billy Bragg dates below….

Billy Bragg on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Billy Bragg – 2008 Tour Dates
Jan 25 – Big Day Out – SOLD OUT Sydney
Jan 26 – The Metro – SOLD OUT Sydney
Jan 28 – Big Day Out – SOLD OUT Melbourne
Jan 30 – The Prince of Wales – SOLD OUT Melbourne
Jan 31 – The Prince of Wales – SOLD OUT Melbourne
Feb 1 – Big Day Out – SOLD OUT Adelaid e
Feb 3 – Big Day Out – SOLD OUT Perth
Feb 4 – Fly By Night – SOLD OUT Fremantle
Mar 4 – The Roundhouse London
Mar 16 – Roseland Ballroom, NYC w/ The Pogues
Apr 11 – Novafest ’08 – venue to be confirmed Oslo
Apr 12 – Sodra Teatern Stockholm
Apr 14 – Paradiso Amsterdam
Apr 15 – Markthalle Hamburg
Apr 16 – Passionkirche Berlin
Apr 24 – Colston Hall Bristol
Apr 25 – Town Hall Birmingham, Midlands
Apr 27 – ABC Glasgow
Apr 29 – The Sage Gateshead
Apr 30 – City Hall Sheffield
May 2 – Philharmonic Hall Liverpool
May 3 – The Hexagon Reading
May 4 – The Engine Shed Lincoln

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