This show was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday 30 October 2021, but will now take place on Friday 28 October 2022. Original tickets remain valid.
Before Mötley Crüe, before RATT, even before there was a Metallica, Y&T was slogging away in sweaty rock clubs around the US. When the band formed in the early 1970s, little did they know they would set the standard for hard rock bands that trailed. Many of the biggest acts of the ‘80s became popular opening for headliners Y&T – and cut their teeth on the band, as evidenced by the Y&T mentions in tell-all books by acts such as Metallica and Mötley Crüe.
Born in Oakland, California, Y&T is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s own innovators of the hard rock sound. Whether performing to a festival crowd of fifty-thousand or in an intimate nightclub, their high-energy sets and passionate performances still captivate legions of fans around the globe, proving Y&T’s music timeless.
Originally formed as Yesterday and Today, the initial powerhouse quartet – featuring Dave Meniketti (lead guitar/lead vocals), Phil Kennemore (bass), Leonard Haze (drums), and Joey Alves (rhythm guitar) – tore through the ‘70s and ‘80s with their own brand of hard rock. After two ‘70s albums on London Records, they shortened their name to Y&T and released eight albums on A&M in the ‘80s. Two more albums with Geffen Records marked an era of change with Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper, Suicidal Tendencies, Megadeth) on drums and Stef Burns (Alice Cooper, Berlin, Huey Lewis) on guitar.
Accessible and carer ticketing information: https://support.dice.fm/article/179-accessibilty-tickets-for-islington-assembly-hall
By purchasing a ticket to this event you are agreeing to adhere to Islington Assembly Hall’s terms and conditions which include entry measures in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19: https://islingtonassemblyhall.co.uk/customer-terms-conditions-2021/
All ticket holders are required to demonstrate their Covid-19 status by providing either proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test, proof of full vaccination or proof of natural immunity based on a positive PCR test. Entry will be denied to those that cannot provide evidence of one of the above requirements.
Presented by Eastside Events.
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.