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2017 Live Dates

Sat 11th March, Nice n Sleazy, Glasgow 2pm
Fri 24th March, Hope & Anchor, London 2pm
Sat 8th April:-Star & Garter, Manchester
Sat 6th May:-Bar Metro, Bolton
Sat 20th May, Dreadnought Rock, Bathgate
Sat 3rd June:- Whittles, Oldham
Sat 24th June:-Trades live, Rotherham
Sat 29th July:- B52 Club, Belgium
Fri 11th August:-Tropic, Ruislip
Sat 12th August:-Worcester Festival, Huntingdon hall
Sat 26th August:-Yardbirds, Grimsby
Sat 7th October:-New Arches, Coventry
Sat 21st October:-The Horn, St Albans
Sat 28th October:-The Kingfisher, Corby
Thur 16th November:-The Horns, Watford
Sat 18th November:-The Continental, Preston
Sat 9th Dec:-Dreadnought Rocks, Bathgate

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Straighten out are pleased to now be working with Mark Benson of Live & Unplugged Artist Agency, who is now the bands manager and sole representation. Any enquiries about booking the band click here

Mick would just like to thank John Buchanan of Guitar Guitar, Glasgow for all the help and service he recived recently when he purchased a new keyboard. John has gone out his way more than once to help Mick and the band are extreamly grateful. Thanks John


Its that time of year when The Stranglers announce there tour dates for March 2018. Following on from previous years Straighten out will be doing a few pre-Stranglers gigs. The first one is on Saturday 24th March at the Fiddlers Elbow in Camden. Doors will open at 2pm with a startt time of 3pm & the second is Saturday 31st March at the Zombie Shack, Machester. Doors open at 3pm with the gig starting at 4pm. Both shows are £8 when you show your Stranglers ticket or £10 without one.






STRAIGHTEN OUT are the premier Stranglers tribute band out there...with an extensive set-list that spans two solid hours as they re-create the 'early years' sound of The Stranglers, complete with a keyboard rig that is the same model as the original used by Mr. Greenfield himself in the 1970's...!

The growling bass sound and the quirky guitar riffs are all there to be heard as is the dual vocal 'attack' from the two frontmen a la Burnel-Cornwell as they rip through all the classics: 'Peaches', 'Hanging Around', 'No More Heroes', '5 Minutes', 'The Raven', 'Walk On By', 'Straighten Out', 'Down In The Sewer' and many more as they cover virtually the whole of the first three Stranglers' albums and beyond...Straighten Out - live and unleashed - will take you on a nostalgia trip that transports you back to those raw, powerful, exhilarating times when The Stranglers emerged through the quagmire of mediocrity to produce some of the finest tunes ever written...Straighten Out will put you back in that place...!

Bassist Shaggy and keyboard player Mick ('The Doc') were together in previous Stranglers tribute band 'Four More Heroes' and it was only natural that these two continued on after their demise to form 'Straighten Out' given their love of Stranglers music and the desire to keep playing live ...they set the platform with the growling bass and swirling keyboard sound so essential to reproducing the authentic Stranglers sound and they are joined by the powerhouse Casey on drums and Phil steps up to give you the 'Hugh' element to complete the fearsome foursome...Straighten Out are a 'must see' tribute band who'll leave an indelible impression in your head...

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