New York Doll for Hare and Hounds

New York Doll for Hare and HoundsNew York Doll for Hare and Hounds

DSC_0002_1270834000_crop_600

Sylvain Sylvain of legendary New York Dolls fame is playing a solo acoustic show at Hare & Hounds on Wednesday 24th July.

Sylvain is one of the creative members of the truly trend setting inspirational band of the seventies, The New York Dolls. Their visual style influenced the sound and the look of many new wave and 1980s-era glam metal groups, and they were at pinnacle the local New York scene that later spawned The Ramones, Blondie, Television and Talking Heads.

The band was influenced by vintage rhythm and blues the early Rolling Stones, classic American girl group songs, and protopunk bands such as the MC5 and The Stooges, as well as glam rockers such as Marc Bolan. In synthesizing this wide variety of influences they created something which critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote “doesn’t really sound like anything that came before it. It’s hard rock with a self-conscious wit, a celebration of camp and kitsch that retains a menacing, malevolent edge.”

After splitting in 1975 Sylvain went onto record solo albums and write songs for David Johanson solo albums. Then in 2004 Morrissey asked them to play Meltdown Festival in London and the band reformed for more shows including the O2 Wireless Festival and Lounge on the Farm in the UK in 2008.

Now Sylvain Sylvain is going back out on the road with his version of the New York Dolls. He will be playing classic Dolls tunes as well as his own new material including the latest single ‘Leaving New York’.

Tickets for Wednesday 24th July are available from HERE

Tags: , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Links:ray ban pas cherray ban clubmasterray ban aviatoroakley pas cheroakley pas cheroakley hommeJordan Retro 1 for cheap

Seasick Steve Announces Sonic Soul Surfer Tour Dates And New Album

Seasick Steve releases his sensational new album, ‘Sonic Soul Surfer’, March 23rd on Caroline International, along with announcing a 2015 […]

John Grant With The Royal Northern Sinfonia @ Birmingham Town Hall, 24th November 2014

Touring with a 29 piece orchestra is no small feat, but this is exactly what John Grant is doing for […]

Interview – Protafield

Jayce Lewis released his debut album  ‘Nemesis” under his pseudonym Protafield  in June this year. Lewis developed his craft on the live […]

Jackson Browne @ Symphony Hall, 17th November 2014

I have always found Jackson Browne’s music to be a bit of a slow-burner, an acquired taste shall we say; […]

Banks @ Birmingham Institute – 17th November 2014

I’ve come into this gig cold (both physically and musically). I’ve listened to Banks’ album “Goddess”, released this September, a […]

Local Band Spotlight – Their Souls For Gold – Interview

Continuing our campaign to get recognition for local bands we feature a young rising force in the vibrant and busy Midlands […]