- Shonen Knife
- Indie/ Pop/ Rock
All-girl punk-pop trio from Osaka, formed in 1981.
Key members include: Naoko Yamano, Etsuko Nakanishi and Ritsuko Taneda.
They came to prominence in the early to mid-90s during the grunge era, gaining Nirvana and Sonic Youth as fans.
The band have had success in Japan as well as brief glimpses of glory in the States and UK, where they were signed to Creation Records for a while.
Releases since 1982 include "Minna Tanoshiku", "Let's Knife" and "Osaka Ramones", "Pop Tune", "Overdrive" and 2016's: "Adventure".
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- Tue 3rd Apr 2018 Shonen KnifePhoenix Arts Centre (Exeter)Buy Tickets
- Wed 4th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Joiners (Southampton)Buy Tickets
- Thu 5th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Boileroom (Guildford)Buy Tickets
- Sat 7th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifePatterns (Brighton)Buy Tickets
- Wed 11th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Portland Arms (Cambridge)Buy Tickets
- Fri 13th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Garage/ Thousand Island (Highbury)Buy Tickets
- Sat 14th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeEsquires (Bedford)Buy Tickets
- Sun 15th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Hare & Hounds 1/2 (Kings Heath)Buy Tickets
- Tue 17th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeSub89 (Reading)Buy Tickets
- Wed 18th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Exchange (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Thu 19th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Bodega (Nottingham)Buy Tickets
- Fri 20th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Night and Day Cafe (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Tue 24th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe New Adelphi Club (Hull)Buy Tickets
- Wed 25th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeThe Plug (Sheffield)Buy Tickets
- Thu 26th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeBrudenell Social (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Fri 27th Apr 2018 Shonen KnifeFibbers (York)Buy Tickets
- Thu 3rd May 2018 Shonen KnifeStereo (Glasgow)Buy Tickets