WILKO JOHNSON and special guest John Otway play WORTHING Assembly on Thursday 9th April 2020!

 

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist, actor (Game of Thrones character Ser ilyn Payne) and all round national treasure has enjoyed arousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home), a sold out show at The Royal Albert Hall to mark his 70th birthday and, most recently, the release of Blow Your Mind, his first album of new material in decades.


Wilko is famed for his blistering chop-chord strumming action (the ‘stab’, as he describes it), a technique inspired by his admiration of the late Pirates guitarist Mick Green. With this electrifying sound, his trademark black-suited, scowling look and his characteristic strut, Wilko became one of the guitar heroes of the 1970s and beyond, not to mention on of rock ’n’ roll’s most extraordinary characters.

 

He, alongside his original Feelgood bandmates, is also widely acknowledged as a forefather of punk on both sides of the Atlantic, fans ranging from Joe Strummer to Blondie. Following a stint with Ian Dury & The Blockheads in the 1980s, he formed the Wilko Johnson Band, with Blockheads bassist Norman Watt-Roy. Featuring former Blockhead Dylan Howe on drums, the trio is known as one of the most exciting r’n’b bands in the world today. Special guest 'Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure John Otway.

 

 

WILKO JOHNSON – Spring 2020 shows are available from:

WILKO JOHNSON – Thursday 9th April 2020

WORTHING – Assembly
Box Office No: 0844 249 1000
Website – https://www.eventim.co.uk/artist/wilko-johnson/?ffiliate=GCL
Tickets - £32.50

WILKO JOHNSON – Friday 10th April 2020

POOLE – Lighthouse
Box Office No: 0844 249 1000
Website – https://www.eventim.co.uk/artist/wilko-johnson/?ffiliate=GCL
Tickets - £32.50

 

For further information on WILKO JOHNSON, check out the following website / social media links:


Website – https://wilkojohnson.com/


Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/WilkoJohnsonBand


Twitter – https://twitter.com/wilkojohnson

 

Our experienced team of communications professionals is dedicated to strengthening your company's brand. We provide creative solutions to your advertising and marketing challenges, increasing your company's presence in the public eye.

Print Print | Sitemap Recommend this page Recommend this page
© Events and Special Occasions Ltd. T/A LOOP Magazine 2019 Tel: 01489 881 885 Email: contactus@loopmagazine.net #GetInTheLOOP No part of LOOP Magazine printed or online, should be reproduced or used in any form, either whole or in part without express written permission.