The Barbican announces two Henry Rollins dates as part of his Charmingly Obstinate UK Tour in January 2016 ‘ his first UK ‘talking shows’ since his memorable Long March tour of 2012.
Rollins has forged his own distinct career path, with the intensity of his punk rock roots with Black Flag and Rollins Band matched by the uncompromising attitude that has permeated through his spoken word performances and journalism.
If Henry Rollins could be reduced to a single word, that word would undoubtedly be ‘workaholic’. When he’s not traveling, Rollins prefers a to keep a relentless schedule full of work, with gigs as an actor, author, DJ, voice-over artist and TV show host to name a few of the roles that keep his schedule full.
Henry currently hosts a weekly radio show on L.A.’s renowned NPR affiliate KCRW, in addition to writing weekly columns for the LA Weekly and Rolling Stone Australia. In 2013, after previously anchoring shows for IFC and National Geographic, Henry joined the History Channel’s H2 network as host of the TV show 10 Things You Don’t Know About. In 2014, Henry received the prestigious Ray Bradbury Creativity Award in recognition for his lifelong contribution to the arts, his passion for social activism, as well as his intense passion for the importance of maintaining books and libraries.
Thursday 14 & Saturday 16 January 2016 / Barbican Hall / 7.30pm
Tickets: £17.50 ‘ 25 plus booking fee
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