Specials to open Liverpool Music Week 2009

The Specials are set to kick off their national tour and Liverpool Music Week at the Liverpool Olympia Theatre on Thursday 29 October.

Famous for hits such as 'Ghost Town' and 'Too Much Too Young', the band are to be joined by harcore outfit Gallows who have been confirmed for the Academy 2 on Saturday 28 November.

Liverpool Music Week is the UK’s biggest indoor winter music festival, hosting over 80 events across 20 city centre venues and featuring over 300 live acts.

Already confirmed for Liverpool Music Week 2009 are Kasabian, Reverend and The Makers and The Enemy with many more to come.

Tickets for The Specials' opener are due to go on sale at 9am this Friday. Click here from that time to snap one up.

Passes for the other four shows are on sale with prices ranging from £12 to £25.

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