Ruts DC tickets

Ruts DC Tickets

Ruts DC + TV Smith The Globe, Cardiff

Sunday 20th November 2022 Doors at 19:00

Ruts DC + TV Smith O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford

Monday 21st November 2022 Doors at 19:00

Ruts DC The Sugarmill, Stoke-on-Trent

Tuesday 22nd November 2022 Doors at 19:30

Ruts DC plus support TV Smith Thekla, Bristol

Tuesday 29th November 2022 Doors at 19:00

Ruts DC Plus Support: TV Smith Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Wednesday 30th November 2022 Doors at 18:30
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Ruts DC, O2 Academy2 Sheffield, Sheffield - 16th February 2019

A truly awesome performance of the Crack plus the rest of the mainstay songs with excellent songs from the new album, add this to a great performance fom the Professionals and its a classic, thanks for the memories.

Posted by Iań Harby on 17/02/2019


Ruts DC emerged shortly after the first wave punk explosion. Drawing on elements of reggae, the band remain a thrilling watch at each of the intense live shows.

Following the release of their new album Music Must Destroy they have announced exciting upcoming live shows. Do not miss them play at Plug in Sheffield and Zephyr Lounge and Leamington Spa during September and The Globe at Cardiff in October, 2017.

As everyone is after Ruts DC tickets you are going to have to be quick off the mark. Set a personal reminder with Gigantic to alert you with a text message or email when they become available at 09:00 on Tuesday 6th of April.

They also feature at the festivals Camden Rocks 2017 in London during June and WCH presents Midlands Calling during November.

The band’s arrival was announced with the release of debut album The Crack. The record blasts off with their signature song Babylon’s Burning and shot up to No. 16 in the charts.

Subsequent album titles include Grin & Bear it, Animal Now and Rhythm Collision.

They made their return in 2016 with the release of their latest record Music Must Destroy which utterly thrilled the critics.

The long-awaited Music Must Destroy is Ruts DC’s first fully-fledged rock LP since Animal Now and it doesn’t disappoint.” - Record Collector

Music Must Destroy finds original members Segs Jennings and David Ruffy in reassuringly rude health, bludgeoning their way through a bunch of songs that weld punk and metal.” - Uncut

With only limited Ruts DC concert tickets available they are expected to sell out very quickly, so you must book yours early or risk missing out. Gigantic has been offering excellent customer service on a wide range of essential gig tickets for ten years so you know we are the right place to book your big night out.

Artist Bio

Ruts D.C. were formed in 1980 by guitarist Paul Fox, bassist John 'Segs' Jennings and drummer Dave Ruffy. With vocalist Malcolm Owen they had previously been The Ruts, one of the best loved bands of the punk rock era, releasing several fine singles (including 'Babylon's Burning' which earned them a silver disc) and two much-acclaimed albums 'The Crack' and 'Grin And Bear It'. Musically they were always more ambitious than many of their contemporaries, mixing reggae and rock in a manner that still influences musicians today; lyrically they reflected their uncompromising support for causes such as Rock Against Racism.

Following Malcolm's untimely death the three musicians regrouped, adding the musical term D.C. (from the Latin for 'from the beginning') to the name. Their first album 'Animal Now' is regarded by many, as a lost classic, whilst their groundbreaking second release 'Rhythm Collision Volume 1' saw the band collaborating with dub producer Mad Professor on an album that is still seen as a pioneering excursion into what was then a relatively unknown style of music. Despite critical acclaim the band folded in 1983, although on the 16th of July 2007 The Ruts played together one more time when with U.S. punk hero Henry Rollins on vocals Paul, Segs and Dave reunited for an emotional performance at the Islington Academy. With Paul suffering from incurable lung cancer it was an evening which also featured many of their punk contemporaries and which will live long in the memories of all who were there.

In the interim years Segs and Dave have worked separately, and together, with some of the biggest names in the music industry, and Ruts D.C. re-materialised in 2011 with the long-awaited 'Rhythm Collision Volume 2' and select live shows featuring guest DJs and vocalists. Gathering momentum through 2012/13, the band now performs a full-on live show, mixing recent material with Ruts classics, always well received. 2013 saw Ruts D.C. join The Damned as special guests for a very successful UK tour.

Throughout 2014 the band will be gigging in Europe and the UK.

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