The Blockheads

About this event

“Ian Dury owed his brilliance to no one. But he owed his stardom to The Blockheads” ~ The Word

Formed in 1977 and originally fronted by lead singer Ian Dury, the Blockheads are a legendary outfit that has grown in stature from the early days of the Stiff tour in 1977, right up to the present day. The band has continued to tour and perform since Ian’s death in 2000.

The band still boasts original members Chaz Jankel (guitar and keyboards), Mick Gallagher (keyboards and piano) and John Turnbull (vocals and guitar), alongside the impressive John Roberts (drums), Nathan King (bass), and a rolling line-up of saxophonists.

They will perform a large selection of classic songs spanning five decades, including What a Waste, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick, Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 3 and many more.

Rarely off the road since the demise of Ian Dury in 2000, the Blockheads are still one of the most underrated British bands of all time, with a legion of fans of all ages.

Please note, this is an all standing event.

Age guidance: 16+

  • Date
    Fri, May 10, 2024
  • Start time 8:00 PM
  • Price £30.00
  • Duration 120 Minutes
  • Event format All Standing

Ropetackle Arts Centre

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