Dave Davies of the Kinks returns to London to perform his first UK
concert for 13 years at the Barbican Hall on Friday 11th April. This
concert will see him celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the
revolutionary guitar sound he created, which launched the Kinks to
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Tickets go on sale Friday 28th February at 9am from the Barbican Hall
box office - 0207 638 8891 or can be booked online from
"You Really Got Me and All Day and All of the Night were predecessors
of the whole three-chord genre," says musicologist Joe Harrington.
"The Kinks did a lot to help turn rock 'n' roll into rock."
"As lead guitarist and co-founder of the Kinks, Dave Davies is one of
the most unpredictable and original forces in rock," enthuses writer
Bill Crowley. "His distinctive guitar style went on to have major
impact on several key guitar-rock styles, including heavy metal and
punk. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Dave's massive guitar
sounds have inspired bands from Van Halen to Green Day."
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