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Gainesville, Florida natives and ska/punk/pop pioneers Less Than Jake will play alongside Southern Californian favourites, Reel Big Fish, this winter for a co-headline tour in the UK and Ireland, firing things off with two huge shows in the capital at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town. It’s been four years since the two bands have come together for a headline tour and anyone who has witnessed either of them on stage before will know that their live show is powerful and energetic, but most of all an epic party.

You can see Less Than Jake at the following dates:

Tuesday 30 – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town*
Wednesday 31– London, O2 Forum Kentish Town*

Friday 2 November– Bournemouth, O2 Academy*
Saturday 3 November – Nottingham, Rock City
Sunday 4 November – Bristol, O2 Academy*
Tuesday 6 November – Newcastle, O2 Academy*
Thursday 8 November – Leicester, O2 Academy*
Friday 9 November – Liverpool, O2 Academy*
Saturday 10 November – Leeds, University
Sunday 11 November – Birmingham, O2 Academy*
Tuesday 13 November – Norwich, UEA
Wednesday 14 November – Manchester, O2 Ritz*
Thursday 15 November – Glasgow, O2 ABC*
Saturday 17 November – Dublin, Button Factory
Sunday 18 November – Dublin, Button Factory

Tickets: £21.00 adv except London £22.50 adv and Dublin €30
*Tickets on sale Wednesday 13 June from
*O2 customers can get tickets via PRIORITY from Monday 11 June

With over quarter of a century behind them and no signs of slowing down anytime soon, Less Than Jake are as much a musical revelation now as they’ve always been. A relentless touring and recording output has seen the quintet release eight studio albums, countless EPs and compilations and live records from legendary sets including Live From Astoria (2016) via Rude Records. Continuing to play live for over 150 dates a year keeps Less Than Jake fresher than ever and an unmissable live force.

Since celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2016, Reel Big Fish have released eight studio albums with their most recent release Candy Coated Fury in 2012, an inspired and infectiously catchy return to the hyperkinetic ska and biting wit of the band’s beloved early albums. Still fronted by original lead singer and songwriter Aaron Barrett, their relentless touring schedule sees Reel Big Fish play over 250 shows a year to thousands of loyal fans all over the world!

With special guests still be announced, get ready for a night of favourites, catalogue classics and all-round mayhem.


Date: Monday 18th of June 2018
Editor: laura[at]
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Less Than Jake is a ska-punk band formed in 1992 in Gainesville, Florida. They were recently released from their contract with Warner Brothers. Their current line-up includes Chris (vocals, guitar), Roger (bass, vocals, guitar at certain live shows), Vinnie (drums, lyricist), Buddy (trombone, bass at certain live shows) and JR (saxophone). The band's name derives from a bird Vinnie had while growing up, which was treated better than the rest of the family. It's also a reference to the phrase "everything is jake," which is an old phrase meaning everything is cool.