Billy Bragg

Stephen William Bragg (born December 20, 1957), known as Billy Bragg, is an English musician known for his blend of folk, punk-rock, and protest music. He has been active for over 30 years since his early career as a regular contributor to anarchic UK live rock show The Tube. His music is a combination of poetry and political comment, with a dash of romance. He has collaborated with many other musicians, including Johnny Marr of The Smiths, protest folk singer Leon Rosselson, R.E.M., Less Than Jake, Kirsty MacColl, Kate Nash, Milburn and Wilco. He obtained a top-twenty hit with the song 'We Laughed' in a band called The Rosetta Life band (with Billy Bragg, Helena, Robbie McIntosh, Ady Milward and Chris Lonergan). It was a cancer-based charity song written by Billy himself and Maxine Edgington. Bragg was influenced by his brief experience in the British Army as a trooper in the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars of the Royal Armoured Corps. He, along with Paul Weller and others, was a leading member of UK left-wing musicians pressure group Red Wedge in the Thatcher-dominated 80s.

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De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea 5th November, 2017 Buy Tickets
Cambridge Junction, Cambridge 8th November, 2017 Buy Tickets
Rock City, Nottingham 18th November, 2017 Buy Tickets
Tramshed, Cardiff 19th November, 2017 Buy Tickets
Sheffield Leadmill, Sheffield 12th November, 2017 Buy Tickets
Wylam Brewery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 16th November, 2017 Buy Tickets

Billy Bragg Previously Appeared At..

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Towersey Festival 2016 26th August, 2016 N/A
Beautiful Days 2016 19th - 21st Aug 2016 N/A
Scarborough Fair 2016 27th - 29th May 2016 N/A
Bearded Theory 2016 26th - 29th May 2016 N/A
Together the People 2015 5th - 6th Sep 2015 N/A
Lakefest 2015 6th - 9th Aug 2015 N/A
Wickham Festival 2015 6th - 9th Aug 2015 N/A
Kendal Calling 2015 30th Jul - 2nd Aug 2015 N/A
Tramlines Festival 2015 24th - 26th Jul 2015 N/A
Deer Shed Festival 2015 24th July, 2015 N/A
Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival and Rally 2015 17th - 19th Jul 2015 N/A
Maverick Festival 2015 3rd - 5th Jul 2015 N/A
Lead Belly Fest 2015 15th June, 2015 N/A
Gate to Southwell Folk Festival 2015 4th - 7th Jun 2015 N/A
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2014 7th - 8th Aug 2014 N/A
Latitude Festival 2014 17th July, 2014 N/A
Glastonbury Festival 2014 26th June, 2014 N/A
Beverley Folk Festival 2014 19th June, 2014 N/A
Electric Picnic 2013 30th August, 2013 N/A
Camp Bestival 2013 1st August, 2013 N/A
Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival and Rally 2013 20th July, 2013 N/A
Chagstock 2013 19th July, 2013 N/A
Kew The Music 2013 13th July, 2013 N/A
Glastonbury 2013 27th June, 2013 N/A
Glastonbury 2013 28th June, 2013 N/A
The Great Escape 2013 16th May, 2013 N/A
Shambala Festival 2012 22nd - 26th Aug 2012 N/A
Galtres Festival 2012 25th August, 2012 N/A
Solfest 2012 23rd - 25th Aug 2012 N/A
Strummer of Love Festival 16th August, 2012 N/A
Apple Cart Festival 2012 2nd June, 2012 N/A
Pocktoberfest 2011 29th October, 2011 N/A
Moseley Folk Festival 2011 3rd September, 2011 N/A
Towersey Village Festival 2011 24th August, 2011 N/A
Greenbelt Festival 2011 25th August, 2011 N/A
Glastonbury Festival 2011 23rd June, 2011 N/A
Evolution Music Festival 2011 27th May, 2011 N/A

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