HUP is very excited to annouce that absolute rock and roll legends SHONEN KNIFE have added a Hamilton date to their NZ tour this October. For the uninitiated, here is a quickfire SHONEN KNIFE 101 in nine easy lessons:
*SHONEN KNIFE refers to old Japanese pencil sharpner and literally means Boy Knife in Japanese
*The all female Japanese trio SHONEN KNIFE formed in Osaka in 1981.
*SHONEN KNIFE was formed by sisters Naoko on guitar and Atsuko on Drums who both still play in the band today
*SHONEN KNIFE ...ROCK!
*SHONEN KNIFE are heavily influenced by sixtes pop and girl groups, infused with their love of The Ramones
*SHONEN KNIFE songs are stripped down, catchy, and sung in both Japanese and English
*SHONEN KNIFE can count on Nirvana, Sonic Youth, and Redd Kross to shout out "Shonen Knife ... ICHIBAN!"
*SHONEN KNIFE love to eat and sing about their favourite food Wasabi! Hot Chocolate! Sushi Bar and their favourite Ramen Rock
*SHONEN KNIFE ROCK MORE THAN YOU!
Tickets are on sale now over at Under The Radar, once they're gone they're gone so get in quick to avoid disappointment by clicking the link below!
GIMME SHONEN KNIFE TIX FOR HAMILTON OCT 4 IMMEDIATELY PLEASE & THANK YOU
22/8/2017 11:54:57 pm
Shonen knife is one of the unique bands in today's generation. They surely bring a new definition to Japanese inspired music. I'm excited to see them perform in person. I've seen a few of their music over the internet and I really loved it. I hope that they don't disappoint me and wish that their music translates better in person.
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