Half Moon presents:

DAVE ROBINSON, The Story of Stiff Records - If It Ain’t Stiff, It Aint’ Worth A F...k

Dave Robinson

Half Moon - Putney, London

£22 adv / £25 door
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
General Admission (e-ticket)
$31.27 + $3.13 s/c

DAVE ROBINSON

IF IT AIN'T STIFF .... IT AIN'T WORTH A F@#!.

Eight O’Clock Rock Chats is bringing Dave back, the irrepressible, co-founder of Stiff Records with more anecdotes, great music & stories.

He managed Van Morrison, tour managed Jimi Hendrix, Eric Burden & The Animals and more. He partied with The Grateful Dead, Janice Joplin, The Who, Jim Morrison and The Doors. And signed to Stiff Records Brinsley Schwartz, Graham Parker, Nick Lowe, Dave Edmonds, Elvis Costello, The Damned, Motorhead, Tracey Ullman, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Kirsty McColl, The Pogues, Madness… Amazing!

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DAVE ROBINSON, The Story of Stiff Records - If It Ain’t Stiff, It Aint’ Worth A F...k Career Biographic with anecdotes, photos, film clips, music, Q&A

Dave Robinson, is an Irish born music man, a natural raconteur who has worked with and created some of pop and rock’s most famous artists - He managed Van Morrison, tour managed Jimi Hendrix, Eric Burden & The Animals and more - As part of his job Dave hauled Jimi Hendrix out of his black satin sheeted bed (where he was with some ladies) in order to get him to a gig - He partied with The Grateful Dead, Janice Joplin, The Who, Jim Morrison and The Doors - He signed to Stiff Records the then unrecorded Brinsley Schwartz, Graham Parker, Nick Lowe, Dave Edmonds, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Elvis Costello, The Damned, Motorhead, Tracey Ullman, Ian Dury, Kirsty McColl, The Pogues, Madness and more - He was responsible for the name ‘Elvis Costello’ and for the artist's image. - He founded 25 rock venues in pubs around London including The Hope & Anchor in the 1970’s. - He was CEO of Island Records - Whilst he was CEO of Island he oversaw the recording career for U2, Frankie Goes to Hollywood & Robert Palmer - He now works with his son Milo co-managing rock band Hardwicke Circus from Carlisle - currently touring and working to build a following

Want to hear more? Fun and revealing first hand accounts about some of rock’s most iconic artistes? Don’t miss this show!