While most of the early British punk bands spoke of working-class concerns – primarily unemployment and the shrinking UK economy, which was leaving a generation with nothing to do and nowhere to go – many of the pioneering groups had working-class credentials that were suspect at best.
Sham 69, however, was different; proletarian and proud of it, Sham 69 was the voice of the people in the first wave of British punk, they enjoyed a long run of chart successes and were a major influence on the street punk and Oi! movements which followed.
This event was previously scheduled for 18/07/2020, but will now take place on 22/01/2022.
All tickets to shows at Islington Assembly Hall are subject to a Venue Levy of £1 + VAT. As a Grade II listed building, this levy will be reinvested into Islington Assembly Hall and its services, meaning the customer experience can continue to be enhanced.
Presented by Human Punk.
This is a 16+ event – you may be asked to prove your age and if you are not able to show valid ID, you may be refused entry. Valid ID includes passports, driving licences, over 16+ zip oyster photocard and citizen cards. Photocopies will not be accepted.