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Interview: The Interrupters on the power of music

The ska-punk band return to the UK for headline shows in early 2020.

LA based ska-punk outfit The Interrupters are set to return to the UK for headline shows in January and February 2020, following a recent acclaimed appearance at Download Festival 2019.

Comprising vocalist Aimee Interrupter, guitarist Kevin Bivona, bassist Justin Bivona and drummer Jesse Bivona, the band kick off their tour on 27 January 2020 in Cardiff, and run until London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on 7 February 2020.

Chatting backstage at Download Festival, Aimee and Kevin discuss the importance of inclusivity and family, and the power of music, as well as offering an insight into things to come. Watch the interview in full above.

The Interrupters released their third studio album, Fight The Good Fight, last year through Hellcat Records. They first dropped their self-titled debut in 2014, followed by Say It Out Loud two years later.

Their most successful album to date, Fight The Good Fight reached No.2 on the stateside independent album chart, as well as entering the official Billboard 200.

Here are those UK dates in full:

27 January 2020 – Tramshed, Cardiff
28 January 2020 – O2 Institute, Birmingham
29 January 2020 – O2 Academy, Liverpool
31 January 2020 – SWG3, Glasgow
1 February 2020 – O2 Academy, Leeds
2 February 2020 – O2 Ritz, Manchester
4 February 2020 – O2 Academy, Bristol
5 February 2020 – Rock City, Nottingham
7 February 2020 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

Tickets for The Interrupters UK dates are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

Tickets for Download Festival 2020 are also available now here.