Gang Of Four live in concert.

Gang Of Four

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Based on 36 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Gang Of Four is rated as a decent live performer, with shows that lack distinction. Gang Of Four concert reviews describe live shows and performances as funky, innovative, and fierce.




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Latest Release

Paralyzed (2022)

Artist Info

Leeds, United Kingdom (1977 - present) (1977 – present)
Gang of Four are a British post-punk group from Leeds, England. Original personnel were singer Jon King, guitarist Andy Gill, bass guitarist Dave Allen and drummer Hugo Burnham.
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Critic Concert Reviews

Louder Than War (UK)

October 10, 2023
Gang of Four Live In Concert In 02 Academy, Bristol

The Aquarian Weekly (USA)

March 21, 2022
Gang of Four returned to New York with a completely different line-up from the last time the band toured America. Three years ago, the British post-punk band was led by founding guitarist Andy Gill with three 21st century replacement musicians.

Parklife DC (USA)

March 14, 2022
Before he died in 2020, guitarist Andy Gill undertook several tours of the United States with a Gang of Four lineup that included no other original members. Since 2012, that version of the band appeared several times in DC, performing songs from two newly recorded albums as well as legacy Gang of Four selections.

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

November 10, 2019
Forty years on, playing that rightly revered and acclaimed album live in its entirety (though not in its precise order), Gang of Four posed a new question: at what point does a band cease to be itself, and become a tribute act instead.

Reflections of Darkness (Germany)

May 24, 2019
New Waves Day - Oberhausen 2019

Ambient Light (New Zealand)

April 1, 2019
When Entertainment! was released in 1979, Gang of Four established themselves as a band that wasn't afraid to challenge the status quo.

The Big Takeover (USA)

February 13, 2019
Gang of Four – The Roxy - Los Angeles - February 6, 2019

Past critic reviews published in

Humo (Belgium), Westword (USA), Record Collector Magazine (UK), Ink 19 (USA), Tomorrow's Verse (USA) and more

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