The Raincoats, Live and In Conversation with Jenn Pelly @ monorail music, Glasgow [20 October]

The Raincoats, Live and In Conversation with Jenn Pelly

20:30 - 23:59

 Facebook event page
monorail music
12 Kings Court, King Street, G1 5RB Glasgow, United Kingdom
We are extremely proud to present one of our favourite groups of all time, in conversation and playing a short live set.

The Raincoats’ Gina Birch, Ana da Silva and Shirley O’Loughlin will celebrate the launch of 33 1/3 book 'The Raincoats' along with author Jenn Pelly. We will be hosting a reading and Q+A event with Gina, Ana and collaborator Shirley O'Loughlin on October 20th. The group will also be performing a short set at this event.

Pre-Order Jenn Pelly's 33 1/3 book, signed by th group here:

In 1979, from the basement of a London squat, the Raincoats reinvented what punk could be. They had a violin player. They came from Portugal, Spain, and England. Their anarchy was poetic. Working with the iconic Rough Trade Records at its radical beginnings, they were the first group of punk women to actively call themselves feminists. In this short book – the first on the Raincoats – author Jenn Pelly tells the story of the group's audacious debut album, which Kurt Cobain once called “wonderfully classic scripture.” Pelly builds on rare archival materials and extensive interviews with members of the Raincoats, Sleater-Kinney, Bikini Kill, Hole, Scritti Politti, Gang of Four, and more. She draws formal inspiration from the collage-like The Raincoats itself to explore this album's magic, vulnerability, and strength.
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

The most anticipated events in Glasgow :

Pizza & Prosecco Festival Glasgow - Sold Out
Halloween in Glasgow 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Paulo Nutini | Paisley • Glasgow
Paisley Abbey
Paisley Christmas Lights Switch On
Paisley Town centre
Etsy Made Local 2017 - Glasgow -2nd and 3rd December
The Briggait
The SSE Hydro
The SSE Hydro
Elf The Musical
King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow
Paisley Halloween Festival
Paisley Town centre
The most popular events in your news feed!