Wilko Johnson - Is bringing his 70th birthday celebration to London

September 26th 2017
London, Royal Albert Hall, UK

Dr. John Cooper Clarke announced as special guest for 30th anniversary show

To celebrate his 30th anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday the 26th of September, Wilko Johnson is please to confirm Dr. John Cooper Clarke as his special guest. This is going to be a very special celebration for Wilko Johnson's 70th birthday, and one you will really not want to miss.

Wilko Johnson Band (Pictured Above)

Wilko will also be joined by his band members Norman Watt-Roy (bass), Dylan Howe (drums). ‘I’m supposed to be dead!’ So says Wilko in a recent interview, having been diagnosed in late 2012 with terminal pancreatic cancer. Despite the doctors' predictions he continues to perform with a new zest for life. In 2013 Wilko announced that thanks to a second opinion and subsequent life-saving surgery, he was cancer-free. In 2014 he released the album 'Going Home' with The Who’s Roger Daltrey which experienced significant commercial success and critical acclaim.

Dr. John Cooper Clarke (Pictured Above)

Poet, movie star, Rockstar, TV & radio presenter, comedian, and social and cultural commentator, John Cooper Clarke first shot to prominence in the 1970's as the original people’s poet. His career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms and continents. Today John Cooper Clarke is as relevant and vibrant as ever... his influence is relevant in today’s Pop culture.

Dr. John Cooper Clarke - Live (Pictured Above)

Aside from his trademark look continuing to resonate with fashionistas young and old, and his poetry included on national curriculum syllabus, his effect on modern music is huge. His influence can be heard within the keen social observations of the Arctic Monkeys and Plan B. John has been involved in two global No.1 albums in the last two years; with The Arctic Monkeys putting one of John's best loved poems 'I wanna be Yours' to music on their critically acclaimed 'A:M' album.

Tickets are available from: www.TheGigCartel.com, Royal Albert Hall and www.WilkoJohnson.com and from the twenty four hour ticket hotline by calling this number: 0844 478 0898. 

Check Out! a live performance Video for 'All through the City' from his performance on Jools' Holland's annual Hootenanny ' Below...


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