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New York Dolls Announce Two Rare UK Concerts

The New York Dolls have just confirmed two UK concert dates in March 2011. The Dolls line-up will include the legendary Earl Slick on guitar. Earl has played on David Bowie’s Live (’74), Young Americans (’75) and Station to Station (’76) albums.

The full line-up for the UK shows will be –
David Johansen (Vocals)
Sylvain Sylvain (Guitar/Vocals)
Earl Slick (Vocals)
Jason Hill (Bass)
Brian Delany (Drums)

The two dates are –

Box Office: 0844 477 2000
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Venue website:
Ticket price: £25.00 adv
Meet and Greet tickets via Ticketweb: £50
(25 tickets only – subject to booking fee)
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Doors: 7pm
Address: Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SW

Box Office: 0845 413 4444
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Ticket price: £23.50 adv
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Doors: 7.30pm
Address: Manchester Students Union, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PR

Blast Records are proud to announce the signing of the legendary NEW YORK DOLLS and the release of their fifth full-length album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, released in the UK on Monday 14th March 2011, followed by a full pan-European release on Friday 18th March 2011.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Cause I Sez So” was recorded in September 2010 at Blast Recording Studios in Newcastle, England with producer Jason Hill (Louis XIV/The Killers) and features original NYD members, David Johansen (vocals) and Sylvain Sylvain (guitar) with Brian Delaney (drums), Jason Hill (bass) and original Blondie guitarist Frank Infante.

The CD will be packaged with a bonus DVD filmed during the recording of the album, incorporating previous unseen footage and “live” audio tracks from the bands three sold-out performances at The Cluny venue in Newcastle, on September 4th, 5th and 6th 2010.

One reply on “New York Dolls Announce Two Rare UK Concerts”

Here is an update on this, the Dolls have announced two more dates! They are exclusive “underground” London concerts at the Old Vic Tunnels on Wednesday 30th March and Thursday March 31st. The concerts will take place underneath London’s historic Waterloo train station in what is described as a network of Victorian red brick tunnels.

The intimate concerts are limited to just 500 tickets per night. Tickets are available by calling the following box office number: 0844 871 7628. Alternatively, tickets for the March 30th concert can be booked online from

Tickets for the March 31st concert can be booked online from

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