Julian Cope To Busk Around UK

Julian Cope To Busk Around UK

Julian Cope is to embark on a three day busking tour of the UK's cultural centres in memorial of Joe Strummer, whose Clash busking tour in 1986 was the inspiration.

Starting at the "site of ancient law hill Swanborough Tump in the Vale of Pewsey" at 10am on October 27, the tour will end in front of the Carl Jung Statue in Liverpool’s Mathew Street on the 29th.

Cope will be accompanied by singer/guitarists Acoustika and Michael O’Sullivan, Universal Panzies leader Christophe F., and Black Sheep strategist Big Nige.

Cope, as previously reported, is also set to perform material from his latest album Black Sheep at the Royal Festival Hall on November 18.

The Joe Strummer Memorial Busking Tour calls at:

Swanborough Tump (Vale of Pewsey)
Eddie Cochran Memorial (A4, Chippenham)
Armenian Genocide Memorial (Temple of Peace, Cardiff)
Thomas Carlyle Statue (Chelsea Embankment) (Tuesday October 28)
Wat Tyler Memorial (Blackheath)
Emily Pankhurst Statue (House of Lords, Victoria Tower Gardens)
Winston Churchill Statue (Parliament Square)
Karl Marx’s Grave (Highgate Cemetery)
King’s Standing (nr. Birmingham) (Wednesday October 29)
Site of the Peterloo Massacre (Manchester)
CG Jung Statue (Liverpool)

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