The La’s, Mike Badger will perform in Tower Records on Dawson Street, Dublin, on 7 June for a personal reading of his new book, signing and an acoustic set.
The La’s nearly hit the big time in the 80s and 90s, before Badger left the band. He went on to form Americana outfit, The Onset and to find international recognition as a sculptor. He founded Liverpool’s Viper record label, which recently released it’s 100th album.
To mark the release of his book “The Rhythm and The Tide”, featuring a host of Mersey Musicians and characters, there are chance meetings with Captain Beefheart, Jonathan Richman, Adrian Henri and Frank Sidebottom, Mike will read, perform, and chat about his career in front of a Dublin audience.