Wilko Johnson Academy Dublin 2015 live concert date confirmed for Friday May 29th!

Feb 16, 2015 No Comments by Musicscene

Following a health scare which he wants to forget about asap, the legendary Wilko Johnson is coming to Dublin in 2015 (following his cancellation last year)! In association with MCD Promotions, Music Scene is delighted to reveal that Wilko Johnson will be performing live at The Academy in Dublin on Friday the 29th of May 2015. Tickets for Wilko Johnson live at The Academy in Dublin are priced from €25 including booking fee and are on sale now through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. Click here to buy tickets for Wilko Johnson live at The Academy in Dublin this coming May 2015.

Tickets for Wilko Johnson live at The Academy in Dublin may also be purchased via the following telephone numbers:

0818 719 300 – Republic of Ireland customers
0844 277 4455 – Northern Ireland customers
00353 1 456 9569 – International customers

A guitarist with an instantly recognisable style, presence and verve, Wilko Johnson‘s music career took off when he started playing with Pigboy Charlie band which evolved into Dr. Feelgood a mainstay of the 1970′s pub rock movement.

Wilko Johnson does not use a pick and is left handed, but plays his guitar right handed, which allows him to play riffs or solos at the same time – resulting in a highly percussive guitar style.

His style formed the essential force behind Dr. Feelgood during their initial years, including the band’s first four albums, Down by the Jetty, Malpractice, Stupidity and Sneakin’ Suspicion, all released between 1975 and 1977. Wilko Johnson had a cult following amongst fans of the four-piece band, helped by some electrifying stage performance during their extensive UK and north European touring of that period.

Following a stint with Ian Dury & The Blockheads in the 80′s he eventually formed The Wilko Johnson Band who’s current line up features bass guitar legend Norman Watt -Roy & drummer Dylan Howe. After the 2010 release of ‘Oil City Confidential’ and the subsequent great reviews for his performance, it is fair to say that Wilko Johnson’s career is fast approaching that of a national treasure.

Don’t miss Wilko Johnson performing live at The Academy in Dublin on Friday the 29th of May 2015.

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