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John Cooper Clarke: Touring North America for the first time in over 35 years


The Godfather of punk poetry and iconic British punk figurehead John Cooper Clarke will be touring North America for the first time in over 35 years.

John Cooper Clarke has a personality that is as large as the sold out arenas he has filled over his career. He is a comic, poet and rock star who is known all over the world with fans that are more than excited for his return. He has been given an honorary doctorate degree from Sanford University for his contributions to the music industry and is the subject of an hour long documentary on the BBC.

The iconic John Cooper Clarke, infamous for his combinations of custom crafted poetry, sharp satirical wit, melancholic language, and hilarious political puns is making his way back to North America with a 10 city tour in the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off on April 30th in Las Vegas and culminates in Toronto on May 16. Treasured and adored across Europe, John Cooper Clarke is known in the U.S.A. today for his dry Manchurian wit on the final moments of the HBO Series, The Sopranos.

North American tour dates:

Thursday, April 30 Hard Rock Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 2 El Rey - Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, May 3 Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Tuesday, May 5 Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
Thursday, May 7 Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, May 9 Stage One - Fairfield, CT
Monday, May 11 World Café - Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, May 12 Hamilton - Washington, DC
Thursday, May 14 Berklee Recital Hall - Boston, MA
Friday, May 15 Rivoli - Toronto, ON
Saturday, May 16 Rivoli - Toronto, ON


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