Public Enemy Radio Announce Arena Shows. Tuesday 12th March 2019 When Chuck D founded Public Enemy in the late '80s, he wanted to deliver socio-political messages that gives a voice to those who have long been ignored. He has always been unafraid to question institutional injustices and challenge both leaders and laymen alike to work for change.
Public Enemy Radio will take the groundbreaking, thought-provoking and innovative classics from Public Enemy's undeniable catalogue and deliver them in a classic fashion taking things back to the traditional two-turntables-and-a-microphone era of Hip-Hop. Celebrating 30 years since the release of seminal single "Fight The Power" - which still resonates as loudly now as it did then - the incredible, award-winning turntable skills of Public Enemy and Prophet of Rage's DJ Lord, The Voice of Power - Chuck D and The S1W's will Bring The Noise to the following venues in the UK and Europe:
10th London, The SSE Arena, Wembley
11th Manchester, Arena
12th Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
14th Dublin, 3Arena
16th Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome
17th Paris, Accorhotels Arena
18th Berlin, Wuhlheide
21st Copenhagen, Royal Arena
23rd Oslo, Spektrum
24th Stockholm, Skansen
27th Helsinki, Ice Bar
Tickets available now from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Chuck D narrates a newly launched podcast, exclusively on Spotify called "Stay Free: The Story Of The Clash" an 8-part series which sees Chuck D follow the beginnings and rise and fall of London punk visionaries, The Clash.
After several whirlwind years of writing, recording, touring and creating art in multiple mediums, Chuck D shows no signs of slowing down. Chuck is considered one of the most influential lyricists in contemporary music. Both as a solo artist and as the leader of the groundbreaking group Public Enemy (which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013), he helped pave the way for political, social, and culturally conscious hip-hop. Public Enemy's albums remain among the most critically acclaimed works in the genre, including "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back" and "Fear of a Black Planet." Chuck is also a prominent figure on the speaking circuit, lending his voice to issues and causes ranging from technology to race relations. He is also a founding member of the supergroup Prophets of Rage, alongside members of Rage Against the Machine and Cypress Hill.
DJ Lord has spent nearly 20 years behind the decks for Public Enemy and the past two years recording and touring stadiums as a member of Prophets of Rage. He has been a DMC World DJ Championships finalist twice and has embarked on over 100 tours worldwide.
Forestlive - Every summer The Forestry Commission put on good variety of concerts at various Arboretums across the country, click the below image to see what has been confirmed so far for 2019.
Bristol, Skyline Series - a brand new series of outdoor concerts coming to Bristol, click the image below for more details.
Of The Month - October 2016 - The Beards
The Beards - Sadly all good things must come to an end and this year see’s everyone’s favourite Australian Bearded rockers The Beards calling it a day, the band who formed back in 2005 have made a career of singing about Beards and in the ten years they have been together as a band they have toured constantly and released 4 studio albums titled ‘The Beards’, ‘Beards, Beards, Beards’, ‘Having A Beard Is The New Not Having A Beard’, ‘The Beards Album’ and also the most recent greatest hits ‘Ten Long Years, One Long Beard’ and every song on these albums is about beards.
Back at the start of the year the band announced that they were calling it a day and frontman Johann Beardraven had this to say “We feel like we've achieved what we set out to achieve through music, everybody now agrees that beards are great, so the time has come for us to rest on our laurels. But not before we go around one last time and say a heartfelt thankyou to everyone who's come out to see us over the years, and especially to everyone who's grown a beard, or adopted a pro-beard attitude.”
The band have spent the majority of the year touring across Australia saying a final farewell to their homebound fans and now the band are currently touring across mainland Europe before saying a final farewell to their UK fans in the middle of October and it is the perfect time to see the band on the live circuit as not only is it a farewell tour but the band will also be playing two jam-packed sets of bearded anthems from their impressive back catalogue, incorporating both the stripped-back acoustic sound that helped them gain radio play in Australia, and the infectious pop-rock that has won them a legion of fans worldwide.
The Beards are much-loved by audiences around the world for their refreshingly original concept, highly-interactive live shows and trademark sense of humour. Don't miss this hugely-entertaining Aussie phenomenon's victory lap of Europe this October.
UK TOUR DATES
Sat 15th Oct: Bristol, Marble Room
Sun 16 Oct 2016: Glasgow, King Tuts
Mon 17 Oct 2016: Manchester, Ruby Lounge
Tue 18 Oct 2016: Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
Wed 19 Oct 2016: London, Scala
The Beards - If Your Dad Doesn't Have A Beard, You've Got Two Beardless Mums
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