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Ink, Drink, & Tattoos- ‘Sailor Jerry’ Opens Hotel Street in London

The great Norman ‘Sailor Jerry’ Collins has hopped across the pond  bringing with him some of his bad ass masterpieces. The Iconic tattoo artist has decided to share his love of ink with his friends in the UK opening the gallery, store and music venue, Hotel Street, on Thursday, April 19th, 2012.

Displaying 75 his best of his original pieces, ‘Sailor Jerry’ strongly encourages his guests to relax and enjoy their time offering up some of his favourite spiced rum cocktails including Mules, Daiquiris, Vanilla Mojitos and an assortment of weekly specials.

Tattooing may be the thing that sets this independent spirit apart from the rest of this manic word, but let’s not forget that ‘Sailor Jerry’ is an artist of all sorts, embracing the importance of fashion, music and film. For the first time in the UK the ‘Sailor Jerry’ clothing and accessory line will be available for purchase at the Hotel Street location during the day, bringing with it distinctive design of graphic t-shirts, jackets, hoodies and belt buckles.

By night, this intrepid venue will welcome some of your most favourite hard rock and punk bands. Already scheduled acts include:

19/4/2012                            King Khan and The Shrines (opening night)

24/4/2012                            John Fairhurst

25/4/2012                            Dirty Beaches with DJ set from Crocodiles

1/5/2012                              Joe Gideon & the Shark with support from John J Presley

8/5/2012                              Bass Drum of Death with support from Cheveu

15/5/2012                            The Sheepdogs

16/5/2012                            PAWS

29/5/2012                            Three Trapped Tigers

7/6/2012                              Tall Ships

19/6/2012                            Gallops with support from Portasound

21/6/2012                            Brontide (Holy Roar label takeover)

And just when you think it’s too good to be true, it gets better. Beginning Sunday 29th April, Hotel Street will host the eminent classic rock and roll documentaries we all know and love.  Check out their Facebook and Website for more info on dates, and tickets!

-Brittany Moten

 



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