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Shonen Knife Returning To New Zealand For Two Shows In October

Shonen Knife Returning To New Zealand For Two Shows In October

Thursday 27th July, 2017 9:00AM

Japanese pop punk queens Shonen Knife are hurtling back to New Zealand in October for a whirlwind two show tour. Since their last visit in 2015, the Osaka threesome unleashed their 20th studio album Adventure, which coincides with the band's 35th anniversary and sees the group serve up 10 songs of undeniably fun and peppy punk rock. Catch them live at the dates below...


UnderTheRadar Proudly Presents...

Shonen Knife

Wednesday 4th October, Nivara Lounge, Hamilton (NEW DATE!)
Thursday 5th October, Whammy, Auckland
Friday 6th October, Meow, Wellington

Tickets available HERE at UTR and in-store at Flying Out (AKL) and RPM/Slow Boat Records (WGTN)


Here's the video for 'Jump Into The New World', the opening song from Adventure...


PRESS RELEASE:

SHONEN KNIFE NZ OCTOBER 2017

Underthefucking Radar & SHOOT THE FREAK ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF .... SHONEN KNIFE 

A SHONEN KNIFE 101 in 9 easy lessons 

*SHONEN KNIFE refers to old Japanese pencil sharpner and literally means Boy Knife in Japanese
*The all female Japanese trio SHONEN KNIFE  formed in Osaka in 1981.
*SHONEN KNIFE  was formed by sisters Naoko on guitar and Atsuko on Drums who both still play in the band today
*SHONEN KNIFE ...ROCK! 
*SHONEN KNIFE are heavily influenced by sixtes pop and girl groups, infused with their love of The Ramones 
*SHONEN KNIFE songs are stripped down, catchy, and sung in both Japanese and English
*SHONEN KNIFE can count on Nirvana, Sonic Youth, and Redd Kross to shout out "Shonen Knife ... ICHIBAN!" 
*SHONEN KNIFE love to eat and sing about their favourite food Wasabi! Hot Chocolate! Sushi Bar and their favourite Ramen Rock
*SHONEN KNIFE ROCK MORE THAN YOU! 


Links
facebook.com/ShonenKnifeOfficial/

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Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
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Whammy Bar, Auckland
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Fri 6th Oct
Meow, Wellington