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Public Image Ltd celebrating 40th anniversary w/ box set, documentary & tour


John Lydon formed Public Image Ltd not long after the Sex Pistols broke up and released their first single, “Public Image,” in October 1978. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band, PiL will release a career-spanning box set titled The Public Image is Rotten as well as the documentary of the same name (which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival). Details on those are still forthcoming but PiL have announced the accompanying tour which right now is only UK and European dates beginning in May, with Japan dates soon to follow. Hopefully they’ll announce North America as well. Stay tuned.

PiL last played NYC in 2015. All announced dates are listed below.

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Public Image Ltd – 2018 UK/EU Tour
Bristol, O2 Academy, England, Wednesday, May 30th 2018
Bournemouth, O2 Academy, England , Friday, June 1st 2018
Camden Rocks Festival, London, England, Saturday, June 2nd 2018
Coventry, The Copper Rooms, England, Monday, June 4th 2018
Norwich, The LCR – UEA, England, Wednesday, June 6th 2018
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, O2 Academy, England, Tuesday, June 12th 2018
Glasgow, O2 ABC, Scotland, Wednesday, June 13th 2018
Sheffield, O2 Academy, England, Friday, June 15th 2018
Manchester, O2 Ritz, England, Saturday, June 16th 2018
Hull, Asylum – Hull University, England, Monday, June 18th 2018
Cardiff, The Tramshed, Wales, Thursday, June 21st 2018
Exeter, Lemon Grove, England, Saturday, June 23rd 2018
Wrexham, William Aston Hall, England, Sunday, June 24th 2018
Reading, Sub 89, England, Tuesday, June 26th 2018
Frome, Somerset, Cheese & Grain, England, Wednesday, June 27th 2018
Nottingham, Rock City, England, Friday, June 29th 2018
Southampton, England, Engine Rooms, Saturday, June 30th 2018
Rebellion Festival, Blackpool, England, Sunday, August 5th 2018
Hardwick Live Festival, England, Sunday, August 19th 2018
Open House Festival, Bangor, Northern Ireland, Saturday, August 25th 2018
Inverness, The Ironworks, Scotland, Tuesday, August 28th 2018
Aberdeen, The Assembly, Scotland, Wednesday, August 29th 2018
Dundee, The Church, Scotland, Friday, August 31st 2018
Brussels, Ancienne Belgique, Belgium, Friday, June 8th 2018
Retropop Festival, Emmen, Netherlands, Saturday, June 9th 2018
Den Haag, Paard van Trojoe, Netherlands, Saturday, June 10th 2018
Prague, Lucerna, Czech Republic, Friday, July 13th 2018
Jarocin Festival, Jarocin, Poland, July 13-15th 2018 (date TBC)
Dublin, The Tivoli, Republic of Ireland, Sunday, August 26th 2018

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