Elvis Costello and his band the Attractions are the headliners in the "Stiffs Greatest Stiffs Live Tour" which hits the road in October. Costello shares the bill with four other Stiff acts — ex-Kilburns man Ian Dury, Nick Lowe, Wreckless Erie and Larry Wallis.
A live album, entitled Stiff's Greatest Stiffs Live, available only to those attending the tour, will be available from the October 7 date onwards, price £1.99.
The dates are: High Wycombe Town Hall October 3, Bristol Exhibition Centre 6, Bath University 7, Loughborough University 8, Middlesbrough Town Hail 9, Liverpool Empire 11, Glasgow Apollo 13, Sheffield Polytechnic 14. Leeds University 15, Croydon Fairfield Halls 16, Norwich University of East Anglia 18, Brighton Top Rank 19, Salford University 31, Leicester University 22, Rochdale Champneas Hail 24, Birmingham Town Hall 23, Cardiff Top Hank 29j, Wolverhampton Civic Hall 27, London Lyceum 2S, Guildford Civic Hall 31, Aylesbury Friars November 2, Colchester Essex University 3, Newcastle Polytechnic 4, Lancaster University 5.