30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

Club Velocity presents an evening with Steve Ignorant (Slice Of Life/Crass) in conversation with Jonny Wah Wah

Price: 
£12 advance www.wegottickets.com

Club Velocity presents....

An evening with Steve Ignorant (Slice Of Life/Crass)
in conversation with Jonny Wah Wah
Seated show

The evening will start at 8.30pm (so please do not be late)
It will be an indepth conversation
with Steve.Johnny will be asking questions about his 
upbringing, music that influenced him, life in Crass,everything inbetween and right upto 
what he is currently doing with Slice Of Life.

Their will be sections where songs that influenced,mean a lot to Steve and along with some
songs by the man himself.That will be played over the PA as part of the evening.

A Question and Answer section to finish the evening.

Steve Ignorant
Is a singer and artist. He co-founded the anarcho-punk band Crass with Penny
Rimbaud in 1977.After Crass stopped performing in 1984, he has worked with other groups including Conflict, Schwartzeneggar, Stratford Mercenaries and Current 93 as well as being an occasional solo performer.He is also a sculptor, and has worked as a tarditional Punch and Judy performer using the name Professor Ignorant.

On 24th and 25th November 2007 he performed Crass's entire The Feeding of the 5000
live at Shepherds Bush Empire, in London, backed by guest musicians 
n 2010 Ignorant announced plans to do a tour called "The Last Supper", performing Crass songs from the period 1977-1982 with largely the same band that performed with him at Shepherd's Bush, including Gizz Butt, Bob Butler and Spike Smith.[11] In August 2010 Ignorant and Rimbaud took to the stage together to be interviewed by John Robb on the literacy stage at the Rebellion Festival in Blackpool where they informed the large crowd that Rimbaud has now given him his blessing to perform Crass material live. On 19 November 2011,Ignorant performed "The Last Supper" at the Shepherd's Bush Empire where he was joined on stage by Rimbaud and Eve Libertine This was the last time Crass songs were performed live by him. 

In 2010 Southern Records published The Rest Is Propaganda, Ignorant's autobiography co-written with Steve Pottinger 

He moved to the Norfolk coast in 2007 where he volunteers as a lifeboatman.

Recent times he has been performing as the front person of Steve Ignorant's Slice Of Life

Location: 
Main Hall
Date(s): 
Sat 21 Jul, 8:00pm to 11:00pm

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