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1977
Back on this day 25 years ago...........WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21st 1977
1977
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 are forced to cut short their short Swedish tour in Kilppan, Sweden ) after mass fighting at the venue. A group of about 300 Swedish thugs known as the Raggare were held accountable. (the Ragare - '50s style Teds), they allegedly broke into the club and destroyed equipment as well as injuring members of the road crew. Other bands are concerned about the trouble, most immediately the Jam, who are playing 2 dates in Sweden this Friday.JJ Burnel ready next time - (Dont Care collection)
"We don't like violence, but if somebody has a go we obviously have to defend ourselves.
" In Sweden we had to  cut our  tour short because of an attack by the  Raggare - a gang of motorised teddy boys. They injured three of our    road crew and caused £4,000 damage to our sound equipment. "But we'll be back there and next time we'll be ready for them," - JJ Burnel (The Stranglers - Daily Mirror November 1977).

Lurkers in Residence -(Don't Care collection)

Siouxsie And The Banshees
 GI Bus Club, Paris

THE SWORDS
THE VICTIMS
400 Club,Torquay
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ALBERTOS Y LOS TRIOS PARANOIAS
'Sleak'
Londons Royal Court theatre.

HAWKWIND
BETHNAL
Civic Hall, Wolverhampton