Win FREE TIX to See Shonen Knife @ Valentine’s on Sunday!
For the past 30 years, Shonen Knife – the high-spirited female pop-punk trio from Osaka, Japan – has been churning out silly but irresistable, hook-filled songs such as “Neon Zebra,” “Space Christmas,” “Riding on the Rocket,” “Get the Wow,” “Concrete Animals,” “Brown Mushrooms,” “Tomato Head,” “Buttercup (I’m a Super Girl)” and “Banana Chips.”
The trio – led by guitarist-vocalist-founding member Naoko Yamano – is currently wrapping up their 30th anniversary American tour in support of the band’s latest album, “Osaka Ramones: Tribute to the Ramones,” but before they head home to Japan the tour will play one last U.S. show on Sunday night – at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany.
Opening the show will be Albany’s own politically charged punks the Last Conspirators. With hot-wired frontman Tim Livingston leading the charge, the band promises to unveil some new songs from the band’s upcoming third album.
BUT WAIT… What’s this? FREE TICKETS? That’s right, we’re giving away a pair of FREE TIX to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The winners will be selected at random and notified on Friday. Good luck! Congratulations to Christine!