The Hammersmith concert is something of a McGuffin as every recognisable hit from the Blockheads
is performed by a tight back line set up to resemble a Saturday night pub gig.
Following Graeae Theatre Company's hugely successful 2012 tour of punk musical Reasons to be Cheerful, featuring the music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads
, the show is going back on the road to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band's seminal album, New Boots and Panties
with tickets to see The Blockheads
who are visiting Edinburgh tomorrow to pay tribute to their late lead singer Ian Dury.
He portrays the singer as he struggles with polio and self-destructive urges before finding fame with The Blockheads
But much like Elvis Costello's Attractions, as was, the Blockheads
band were such an integral part of Ian Dury's success that it's hard to imagine the charismatic singer ever making a career without their sublime arrangements and funky grooves and likewise, the thought of the band packing up and quitting would be an added tragedy such was their excellence and influence on other muscians who followed.
Team Frank and the Lego Blockheads
, from Cullercoats Primary School, in North Tyneside, will compete in the Institution of Engineering and Technology's First Lego League competition on Sunday and could win a trip to the USA to take part in the global final.
e band heard that I called them Blockheads
and loved it," the 40-year-"e band heard that I called them Blockheads
and loved it," the 40-yearold said.
Sunday got off to a good start with the Blow Monkeys defying the rain and The Blockheads
giving us many Reasons To Be Cheerful.
THE headline act for the 15th ever Llangollen Fringe Festival have been announced - legendary new wave funk outfit The Blockheads
chain in New York City, however, offers a drink that's been compared to a margarita on steroids.
The great Norman Watt-Roy, of Blockheads
fame, stood legs planted to stage left, his fingers flying up and down the frets with bamboozling speed.
I'd suggest the more blockheads
you have in a country, the worse that country is off, in terms of future survival, since blockheads
, can be looked on as two-legged dodo birds.
Walking tours on offer include from pubs, priests and prostitutes, a heritage trail and boobies and blockheads
, which will give an insight into Dr Johnson.
But the man playing the former leader of the Blockheads
in the touring show, Hit Me
The music biopic centres around the life of rock icon Ian Dury who was severely disabled by polio as a boy and went on to become lead singer of The Blockheads