The Wildhearts are the best rock n roll band you've never heard of. Unless you've heard of them, in which case they are already your favorite band. Amirtite?? After a 3 year hiatus they regrouped and played a blistering sold out show at the Kentishtown Forum in London in December of 2012. They were so enrgized from that performance that they decided to do a 4 show tour of the UK; so we twisted their arms, and hearts, with promises of bank notes and booze, to come to New York Fukken City!!! They have recently welcomed "Random" Jon Poole back into the band to take over on bass duties, so we will be getting a "random" assortment of their greatest hits and finest moments from their 20+ year catalog this night at the Music Hall.
Wish you could hear their whole debut "Earth Vs the Wildhearts" in its entirety as well? Funny you should mention it because they are celebrating its 20th anniversary by playing it in its entirety on Friday May 31st at the Gramercy Theatre. Tix and info for that show can be found here.
We are delighted to announce that The Ginger Wildheart Band will be making their US live debut on Sunday 2nd June 2013 at The Mercury Lounge in Manhattan, NY.
2012 was a record breaking year for British icon Ginger Wildheart with the release of his record breaking Direct to Fan triple album "555%" (which was funded using PledgeMusic).
Out of those album sessions, the Ginger Wildheart Band was born.
October saw the band touring Europe with Slash which was followed in November by Ginger winning "Event of The Year" at the prestigious Classic Rock Awards in London for his 555% campaign.
Fresh from touring Europe in March 2013 with The Darkness, June 2nd sees the US debut of The Ginger Wildheart Band in New York!!
The Ginger Wildheart Band are:
Chris Catalyst (Eureka Machines/Sisters Of Mercy) Denzel (Young Legionnaire) Rich Jones (Amen/Black Halos) Victoria Liedtke (Hey! Hello!) Random Jon Poole (The Wildhearts/Cardiacs) and Ginger Wildheart
The band will be playing tracks from 555%, Hey! Hello!, Silver Ginger 5 and many more!!
Jake and Ginger talk about the resurgence and revitalization of his musical output and his relationship with his fans that came about through the PledgeMusic campaigns, when Ginger is finally going to make a movie, Thai Prisons, musicians' greed, and of course Ginger and Jake's shared philosophy when faced with going outside of your comfort zone... "JUST DO IT - What's The Worst That Could Happen??"
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