Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Hellcat Records, Bombshellzine, Jacknife and Paperbag Music proudly presents: Revolution Rock - A Joe Strummer Tribute Night 2012
Revolution Rock - A Joe Strummer Tribute Night is back for 2012 and is now in its 6th successful year in commemorating and the life, music and times of Joe Strummer.
From front man of The Clash and the 101ers to his work with The Mescaleros, Joe Strummer was, and still is a massive influence to so many bands and people’s lives worldwide.
2012 marks the 10th anniversary of Joes untimely passing away in December 2002 at the premature age of 50.
Revolution Rock - A Joe Strummer Tribute Night is a charity event and all proceeds from the events will go to benefit Strummerville: The Joe Strummer Foundation for New Music. Strummerville is the official Joe Strummer charity set up in Joe's honour, which aims to offer support to young musicians. www.strummerville.com
To commemorate this occasion Hellcat Records has just released a digital album called ‘Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros, The Hellcat Years’. The album came out on August 21st, which would have been the iconic artist’s 60th birthday. In addition to the digital release, Rock Art and the X-Ray Style, Global A Go-Go and Streetcore, will be re-issued on September 28th. Giveaways of these albums will be happening at the shows as well as the albums being on sale there too.
In 2012 Revolution Rock will expand past the regular Sydney and Melbourne shows to also include for the first time Brisbane and Adelaide:
Saturday 6th October - The Sando, Newtown
Streams Of Whiskey
Saturday 13th October - The Reverence, Melbourne
Streams Of Whiskey
Rise Of The Rat (tbc)
Friday 19th October - Beetle Bar, Fortitude Valley
Saturday 27th October - The Crown & Anchor
Ben David & The Banned
Tickets on sale shortly through usual outlets.
Let's rock again!