Abdoujaparov + Headsticks
17th November 2023 - 8:00 pm
The Hope & Ruin

Love Thy Neighbour Presents: 


Formed by Les Carter (aka Fruitbat) in 1998 after the breakup of Carter USM, Abdoujaparov are named after Tour De France cyclist Djamolidine Abdoujaparov. Abdoujaparov’s musical foundations are the joyous and shambolic influences of 1977 Punk Rock & New Wave, but there is so much more than that under the covers.Eight EPs, four singles and six albums have been released on SpinachRecords.The band has toured worldwide, racking up over 600 gigs, from tiny clubs to big festivals.2020 saw the release of two limited release lock-down singles ‘We’re AllGonna Die’ and ‘A Trip Of A Lifetime’. Both sold out within 24 hours.2021 Saw the sixth album ‘Race Home Grow Love’ released .2022 saw the 20th Anniversary of our first studio album ‘Air Odeon DiscoPub’. We celebrated at a sold-out gig at London’s 100 Club, playing the album in its’ entirety for the first time.2023 is going to be a busy one. Both a Spring and Autumn tour are booked and we have some sweet festivals spots coming up in the summer. That’s just the boring factual stuff, come and see us, you will LOVE it.


With stunning receptions at this year’s two Beautiful Days festival shows which epitomised the energy, spirit, and raw passion of Headsticks, this band are proving themselves to be an irresistible addition to any line up. With an ever growing fanbase at their side, Headsticks are reaching new heights with their self proclaimed ‘Revolutionary Punk Roots Rock’n’Roll’ which has cross genre appeal seeing the band gaining endless plaudits from pillars of the Folk/Roots, Post Punk, Punk, and even the rock and blues fraternities. https://headsticks.co.uk/

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