The Libertines drummer has joined The Specials for UK tour

Following the announcement of their UK tour, The Specials have confirmed that The Libertines drummer, Gary Powell, will join them on the road.

Powell joins the legendary Coventry band following the tragic death of former drummer John Bradbury in January.

The Libertines member recently played live with the band at Coventry nightclub, The Empire, and will take the place of Bradbury for the October and November dates.

The 18-date tour kicks off in Nottingham on 19 September, with following shows in Sheffield, Scunthorpe, Glasgow, Blackpool, Liverpool, Llandudno, York, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Exeter, Southampton, Reading, Cambridge, Southen-On-Sea, Eastbourne and London.

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