‘Setting Sons’ album 40th anniversary – Brighton gigs announced

Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 3:30 pm

From The Jam are coming to Brighton (pic Derek D Souza)

The Jam are one of the most iconic bands in British history. Continuing to keep the legacy of this illustrious band alive is legendary former member Bruce Foxton as From The Jam. Since forming in 2007, From The Jam have been an unstoppable force, spreading their infectious, high-octave performances at over 1,000 headline shows in the UK alone as well as across the globe.

This autumn, From The Jam will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Jam’s 4th critically acclaimed album, ‘Setting Sons.’ Join Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings as they transcend the decades with popular favourites such as ‘The Eton Rifles,’ and, ‘Smithers-Jones.’ This tour will include on most dates (not Brighton) The Vapors, who were the original support act on the 1979 ‘Setting Sons’ tour. The Vapors are well known in their own right for their huge UK chart hits, ‘Turning Japanese’, ‘News At Ten,’ and ‘Jimmie Jones.’

The Jam’s ‘Setting Sons’ album

From The Jam is comprised of legendary former ‘The Jam’ bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist and guitarist Russell Hastings, drummer Mike Randon, and Andy Fairclough on Hammond and piano.

Russell Hastings has been the only frontman to work with both Rick Buckler and Bruce Foxton since The Jam disbanded and has been earning the respect of fans across the world with his passion, knowledge of the band’s work and his stellar performances. He has also worked alongside renowned artists such as Paul Weller, Wilko Johnson and Steve Cropper.

“Blown away by this band- you must see them if you can!” – Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
“Raw and Impassioned,” – Daily Echo

From The Jam will be performing their ‘Setting Sons’ 40th Anniversary Tour on the following dates in 2019:

10th October Dorking Dorking Halls
11th October Margate Winter Gardens
12th October Walthamstow Assembly Hall
17th October Portsmouth Pyramids
18th October Salisbury City Hall
19th October Cardiff The Great Hall
24th October Leeds University Stylus
25th October Hull City Hall
31st October Norwich Open

1st November Coventry Empire*
2nd November Sheffield Foundry*
7th November Kings Lynn Corn Exchange
8th November Oxford Town Hall
9th November Cambridge Corn Exchange
15th November Blackburn King George’s Hall
16th November Lincoln Engine Shed
17th November Nottingham Rock City
22nd November Wakefield Warehouse 23
23rd November Manchester o2 Ritz*
28th November Exeter Lemon Grove
29th November Bristol Anson Room
30th November London Indigo at the o2

4th December Liverpool The Cavern*
5th December Liverpool The Cavern*
6th December Newcastle o2 Academy
12th December Herne Bay King’s Hall*

13TH DECEMBER BRIGHTON CONCORDE 2*
14TH DECEMBER BRIGHTON CONCORDE 2*

* The Vapors will not be appearing at this venue

Purchase your tour tickets HERE and the Brighton Friday 13th December tickets can also be purchased HERE with Saturday 14th December tickets also from HERE.

More info on the band can be located HERE.

Bruce Foxton From The Jam

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