Date(s) - 07/05/2020
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson, the original Dr Feelgood guitarist, actor and all round national treasure, has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena.
This has included a No.1 album with Roger Daltrey, a sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall 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.
With special guest ‘Rock and Roll’s Greatest Failure’ John Otway.
On sale to Apex Members 10am Monday 30 September and on general sale 10am Friday 4 October. For more information or to become a Members, visit our Membership page.
Ages 14+ (Under 16 with an adult)
Tickets Standing £33.50*, Seated £36*
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee
This event is promoted by The Apex.
Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult