Legendary Kinks frontman Ray Davies will play Derry’s Millennium Forum this Sunday evening, June 24, and there are still a few tickets left!
Ray Davies CBE, one of the most successful and influential songwriters to emerge from the British Invasion of the 1960s, founded the rock band The Kinks with his brother Dave in London in 1963. The band’s string of top ten international hits began with ‘You Really Got Me’, followed by ‘All Day and All of The Night’, ‘Tired of Waiting’, ‘Lola’, ‘Sunny Afternoon’, ‘Dedicated Follower of Fashion’ and ‘Come Dancing’ among many others. Davies also composed several pioneering rock operas including Arthur, Preservation and Soap Opera.
Affectionately referred to as the “Godfather of Brit Pop”, Ray Davies is cited as a major influence on artists such as Pete Townshend, Paul Weller, Morrissey, Damon Albarn and many more.
Ray Davies performs at the Millennium Forum this Sunday, June 24, for one night only. Tickets from the Box Office on: 71 264455 or visit: www.millenniumforum.co.uk for bookings.