||SAILOR JERRY TO OPEN LONDON BAR
17th April 2012
Sailor Jerry will open their first London venue this Thursday, April 19th. Called Hotel Street, this will be at 120-125 Charing Cross Road.
A gallery and store by day, and gig and dive bar by night, Hotel Street will be open Tuesday to Sunday each week, from midday to midnight. Hotel Street will exhibit the iconic restored original flash artwork of the late Norman 'Sailor Jerry' Collins for the first time in Europe.
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Paying homage to the father of old-school American tattooing, and the inspiration behind the spiced Caribbean rum that bears his name, the exhibition will feature 75 pieces of Collins' legendary collection. This is curated by Amsterdam Tattoo Museum founder and tattooist Henk Schiffmacher.
Every week, Hotel Street will be showcasing up and coming rock acts. So far, the list of gigs is:
Tuesday 24th April John Fairhurst
Tuesday 1st May Joe Gideon And The Shark
Tuesday 8th May Bass Drum of Death – with support from Cheveu
Tuesday 15th May The Sheepdogs
Tuesday 29th May Three Trapped Tigers
Tuesday 7th June Tall Ships
Tuesday 19th June Gallops – with support from Portasound
Thursday 21st June Brontide (Holy Roar label takeover)
Tickets are available now via www.Sailorjerry.com/uk, www.facebook.com/sailorjerryUK or in person at Hotel Street.