The Damned at the House of Blues Houston

Early British punk, goth, rock band, The Damned played the House of Blues Houston for their 40th Anniversary Tour. See photos inside...

Early British punk, goth, rock band, The Damned have been together as a band for forty years. That's a great reason for a tour and the band stopped over in Houston to play the House of BluesThe 40th Anniversary Tour also includes Riverside, Ca. band, The Bellrays and while in Houston, they also had local act, Turnaways who opened for them.

The Damned were the first punk group from the UK to release a single, an album and tour the U.S. and they did it all before the Sex Pistols. Beginning in 1976 the constants of the band have been lead singer, Dave Vanian and guitarist, Captain Sensible. The band has been through many incarnations and have included notable musicians such as Lemmy, Generation X and Sigue Sigue Sputnik guitarist Brian James and Culture Club drummer, Jon Moss.

Photos from their Houston tour stop are below.


  • Headliner: The Damned
    • Support: The Bellrays
    • Opener: Turnaways
  • Tour: The Damned 40th Anniversary Tour
  • Photographer: Eric Sauseda
    • Groovehouse Photography
  • Venue: House of Blues Houston
  • Date: May 17, 2017


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