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The Alarm

Win Tickets ($84): The Alarm // Modern English // Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel @ Aladdin Theater | Hurricane of Change Tour, Rock, Alternative, Acoustic

August 5 @ Aladdin Theater – Before assembling material for The Alarm’s first album of new music in eight years, Mike Peters paused to take stock. To move forwards, he first had to look back and acknowledge the back-story of a group whose songs of defiance have traditionally been fuelled by an almost umbilical bond […]

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The Alarm @ Aladdin Theater | Rock, Punk, Acoustic

The Alarm
Doors 7 p.m. | All Ages
Tickets: aladdin-theater.com

With idealistic spirit, a powerhouse live show, and bigger than big hair, the Alarm were part of an early-’80s wave of bands (the Call, Big Country, and the Waterboys among them) who dealt in soaring anthems inspired by the righteous idealism of punk. Clearly influenced by the impassioned political fervor of the Clash, the Alarm also worked in a mostly acoustic, folk-punk vein that provided a counterpoint to their hard-driving guitar rockers. Their stage look was unquestionably a product of the ’80s, with enormous spiked-up hair accompanying a cowboy/old-time cavalry wardrobe. (more…)

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Win Tickets ($60): The Alarm @ Aladdin Theater | Rock, Punk, Acoustic

August 9 @ Aladdin Theater – With idealistic spirit, a powerhouse live show, and bigger than big hair, the Alarm were part of an early-’80s wave of bands (the Call, Big Country, and the Waterboys among them) who dealt in soaring anthems inspired by the righteous idealism of punk. Clearly influenced by the impassioned political […]

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