Legendary 80’s Japanese punk trio Shonen Knife will finally play a concert in Croatia. The all girl band, who have been credited with making “the international pop underground more international” by “opening it up to bands from Japan, will play at Tvornica Kulture in Zagreb on 14 September.
Shonen Knife’s, made up of sisters Naoko and Atsuko Yamano and Michie Nakatani, were heavily influenced by bands such as Sonic Youth and The Ramones. Since their formation they have performed all over the world. In 2011, Shonen Knife celebrated their 30th anniversary and released Osaka Ramones – Tribute to The Ramones, the album was recorded between Osaka, Japan and Buffalo, NY and co-produced by Robby Takac of the American rock band The Goo Goo Dolls. The release was followed by a world tour.