We will be supporting The Undertones on their 40th Anniversary Tour at Kentish Town on Saturday 19th November 2016.
The Undertones emerged from Derry in 1976, the result of five friends learning how to play basic rock ’n’ roll. Even by the standards of that decade, Derry was not the rock ’n’ roll capital of anywhere.
With no live bands worth watching, they learned by listening to mail order records, reading one of the few copies of NME that made it to Derry, but most of all from listening to John Peel’s wonderful show on BBC Radio 1.
Practicing in their bedrooms eventually led to the band recording Teenage Kicks E.P. in 1978 on Terri Hooley’s ‘Good Vibrations’ label in Belfast. The legendary DJ, John Peel, received a copy and like it so much he played it twice in a row on his radio show.
Teenage Punks and Teenage Kicks for one night only!
Tickets are available here: https://www.academymusicgroup.com/o2forumkentishtown/events/832783/undertones-tickets