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The Sonics PREVIEW live@MFN at MFN

Date: Sat 6th Oct
Time: 20:00

The Sonics.... a Preview

This October 6th we are hosting a special night with The Sonics - the original “garage” “Punk” band that you have never heard of! This one off gig Midlands gig (one of only 3 in the UK) is perfectly timed to coincide with the world premier of the new Sonics full length documentary “Boom” on the 30th September at the “Raindance" film festival in London - tickets are very limited!

“BOOM" (Film premiere at raindance festival 30th sept 2018) tells the story of the most important band you’ve never heard of: The Sonics. After exploding into the music scene in the 1960s, they threatened to fade away, but even after 50 years their impact is still felt through the industry. A captivating and inspiring documentary, BOOM tells the authentic story of the grandfathers of punk. They are the most important band you’ve never heard of, with legends from The White Stripes to Bruce Springsteen to Nirvana citing them as a major inspiration. In this documentary, Jordan Albertson tracks the band from their rising Northwest small-town success in the 1960s, blasting out pieces like The Witch and Louie, Louie, to the groups eventual slow dissolve and their later underground reemergence in the UK. Filled with great anecdotes and wonderful personality, BOOM is a fascinating exploration into how legends are made and history is shaped. Featuring interviews with Heart, Pearl Jam, The Sex Pistols, Mudhoney, and many more, it becomes clear how The Sonics were the grandfathers of punk, the originators of garage and grunge, pioneering that heavy, ecstatic, shredding, wild energy that instils rock music with life. Bruno Savill de Jong.

THE SONICS LIVE AT MFN - ONE NIGHT ONLY with DJ Craig Simpson, DJ Tiny and...
£20pp Prebook at
£28pp On the Gate


Tickets at


Shipley Gate
NG16 3JE


The Sonics

Sonics (The): Website Address


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