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  1. Star-studded line-up in Brewery Arts Centre new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    RENOWNED punk poet John Cooper Clarke is among the star-studded line-up blazing a trail to Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre. The Bard of Salford - who plays the Brewery on March 17 - shot to fame in the 1970s with his visceral verse reflecting harsh times of modern working class Britain.


  2. The Mockers' cat is finally out of the bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 17 | Scoop

    ... d to a break, see you at the show(s) in 2018! Plus1 presents live in early 2018: The Mockers / stellar* / John Cooper Clarke - all dates and details


  3. Next year's festival takes place will feature 830 shows at 69 venues up and down the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... down the county. Some of the big names acts range from an evening with Madness singer Suggs, poetry from John Cooper Clarke, and laughs with the likes of Sara Pascoe, Phil Kay, Mark Steel, and Richard Herring. There are dozens more established and ...


  4. Verity heads gigs at Keighley clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 |

    ... Bingley Arts Centre for over five years, and return to the venue on March 15 for a show by punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke. People wishing to go to go should visit or call 01274 567983 for advance tickets at ...


  5. Legendary UK punk poet John Cooper Clark comes to NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Scoop

    ... People , and The Mockers , or with pen in hand through is poety and sailing books. Sir Paul McCartney: "John Cooper Clarke is one of Britain's outstanding poets. His anarchic punk poetry has thrilled people for decades. Long may his slender frame ...


  6. Voodoo 2017 picks for Sunday, Oct. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    RON GALLO 1:302:30 PM // sunday // altar A constant electric buzz throughout Ron Gallo's set at the Civic Theatre shook the vented shirt- and sandals-wearing post-Jazz Fest crowd to its core. As the opener for Hurray for the Riff Raff in May, Gallo showcased the MC5 urgency and full-body exorcisms on 2017's Heavy Meta , which follows his work with roots-rock outfit Toy Soldiers, sounding docile in comparison to the frenetic garage punk and grimy street poetry on his version of a "Dylan goes electric" or a 21st-century John Cooper Clarke.


  7. Spud-lover you'll like John Hegley comes to Norwich with special poem just for usRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... of the Bone Idol and Glad to Wear Glasses. His whimsical, daft style has touches of that other punk poet John Cooper Clarke and like him he has made his career as much through live performance as published works, leading the fusion of stand up and ...


  8. Southport Comedy Festival 2018 - full guide to every showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Southport Visiter

    ... Leeds-based comedian, musician and social commentator Micky P Kerr, described as "the bastard spawn of John Cooper Clarke". Tickets also available from the bar at the rugby club, or from reception desk at Ramada Plaza Hotel on 01704 516220 Star of ...


  9. Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, The Cure - " 15 artists that weave...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | NME

    It's National Poetry Day! To celebrate, we've trawled through our favourite artists' best wordplay to find actual poetry they've fused with their lyrics. From Arctic Monkeys messing about with John Cooper Clarke to Lana Del Rey's obsession with Walt Whitman, here are our picks of the poetic bunch.


  10. John Cooper Clarke and Kate Tempest join in celebrations on National Poetry DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Famed poets such as John Cooper Clarke and Kate Tempest will come together for a countrywide celebration of National Poetry Day on Thursday. They will take part in some of the hundreds of events being run by a number of organisations, including the BBC, Hull UK City of Culture and Arts Council England.


  11. Wilko Johnson Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary At The Royal Albert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 |

    ... Watt-Roy of and drummer Dylan Howe of Ian Dury and the Blockheads, as well as punk poet special guest Dr. John Cooper Clarke While the older generation may remember Wilko Johnson from his seventies pub band days, regular TV viewers will know him ...


  12. Book reviews: poetry by Rachel McCrum and Douglas DunnRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 |

    ... one poem, "Take Me To Market, Mother Dear (a strategy of dissonance)" seems more like Ezra Pound than John Cooper Clarke in its bricolage of voices and found texts and the switchbacks between types from bold to italic. The whole collection manages ...


  13. 10 Facts About Joy Division [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 |

    ... took happened on May 29th, 1977 at the Electric Circus, on a bill which also included the Buzzcocks and John Cooper Clarke. After changing their name, the band played their first gig as Joy Division on January 25th, 1978 at the Pips Disco (55 Fennel ...


  14. Body&Soul - five acts not to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 |

    ... miles from the splenetic but funny Sleaford Mods, Dundalk agit-popper Lennon is a punk poet in the John Cooper Clarke mould and one of the few performers in Ireland who is actually engaging with, well, reality. Shot through with a particularly Irish ...


  15. Hear the poetry of Brexit BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    ... (as far afield as China and Australia) with his unique brand of poetry and can often be seen opening for John Cooper Clarke. His verse documentaries on Channel 4 have been enjoyed by millions of viewers and his poems can often be heard on BBC Radios ...


  16. Russell Smith: Response to Britain terror attacks shows art's purpose in a time of fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... that another poem, an entirely negative poem, is its obverse. Evidently Chickentown by performance poet John Cooper Clarke ("The bloody train is bloody late / you bloody wait you bloody wait/ you're bloody lost and bloody found /stuck in bloody ...


  17. Field Day 2017 - Festival ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 |

    ... stage presence, pulling funky moves and having a blast to her jams just like anyone else. Legendary poet John Cooper Clarke might not be playing music, at this music festival, but he's got all the presence of a rock star, with his bitter, cynical ...


  18. Check out the Arctic Monkeys x Childish Gambino mash-up you never...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | NME

    ... (from his most recent album, '"Awaken, My Love!"') with Alex Turner's vocals from Arctic Monkeys ' Dr. John Cooper Clarke cover 'I Wanna Be Yours', which closed their 2013 album 'AM' . Unlikely bedfellows, perhaps, but therein lies the innate beauty ...


  19. Meet the poet bringing his Brexit verses to Poole's Lighthouse theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... (as far afield as China and Australia) with his unique brand of poetry and can often be seen opening for John Cooper Clarke. His verse documentaries on Channel 4 have been enjoyed by millions of viewers and his poems can often be heard on BBC Radios ...


  20. Leading UK slam poet pays Massey University a visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Manawatu Standard

    ... had changed. "We used to be apologetic about it, but thanks to poets like Kate Tempest, Sara Hirsch and John Cooper Clarke, people, especially young people, now appreciate poetry as a worthwhile and accessible artform." The 37-year-old said poetry ...