The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats


The Boomtown Rats is a rock group led by Bob Geldof (full name: Robert Fredrick Zenon Geldof, born October 5th 1951). Playing punk and New Wave influenced music, their initial incarnation lasted from 1976 to 1986), but the band recently reformed. All six primary members (Gary Roberts, Pete Briquette, Gerry Cott, Simon Crowe, and Johnnie Moylett alongside Geldof) were originally from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland.

Originally, they used the moniker 'The Nightlife Thugs'. Read more on Last.fm


Performing at

Rewind Scotland

20 - 22 July 2018

Perth, Scotland

Date Unconfirmed
Time Not Set
Main Stage

Also performing at

Let's Rock! Leeds

Let's Rock! Leeds

16 June 2018
Time Not Set
Main Stage
Rewind North

Rewind North

5 August 2018
Time Not Set
Main Stage

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