The Skids – Unplugged

20th January 2022 at 7.30pm

(venue opens 6.30pm, auditorium opens 7.00pm)


PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE NEW HARPENDEN VENUE -THE ERIC MORECAMBE CENTRE. DETAILS OF THIS WILL BE SENT TO TICKET HOLDERS IN DUE COURSE




Tickets £20.00 (this performance is seated)
A transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for online booking, and £1.00 for telephone booking.

NOTE: This show has been rescheduled from Friday 17 April 2020. Original tickets are still valid.


PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME AS BAG SEARCHES ARE IN PLACE AND ALSO TO ALLEVIATE BAR QUEUES

The Skids – Unplugged


The Skids formed in 1977 in their home town of Dunfermline, Scotland by Richard Jobson, Stuart Adamson, Bill Simpson & Tom Kellichan. After releasing an independent single the band were played by John Peel, supported The Clash in concert and then were signed to Virgin Records in 1978. Their first singles were ‘Sweet Surburbia’, ‘The Saints are Coming’ and ‘Into the Valley’ – the latter reaching the UK Top Ten in early 1979.

Their seminal debut album Scared to Dance came out in 1979 which was quickly followed by two chart singles – ‘Masquerade’ and ‘Working for the Yankee Dollar’. Both singles were taken from the Bill Nelson produced second album Days in Europa. The album also featured new member Rusty Egan of Rich Kids & Visage fame after the departure of Tom Kellichan. The band released two more albums The Absolute Game (1980) and Joy (1981) before splitting.