Marky Ramone, the only living member of legendary New York punk-rock band Ramones, is to play a concert in Zagreb in December…
Ramone will mark the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the release of their cult debut album Ramones by touring and playing some of the bands most famous hits.
Ramone will play in Zagreb with his band Blitzkrieg on 9 December 2016 at Pogon Jedinstvo. Ramone has played in Croatia before, 22 years ago The Ramones played to a sold-out Dom Sportova.
“The energy there was incredible, we will always remember it even though we have played all over the world, and even in the always euphoric South America”, Marky said after his last Zagreb concert.
Marky Ramone’s tenure with the Ramones lasted 15 years. He is the only living member inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the only living member to receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Ramones were formed in 1974 with all of the band members adopted pseudonyms ending with the surname “Ramone”, although none of them were related. They performed 2,263 concerts, touring virtually nonstop for 22 years. The Ramones were ranked the second-greatest band of all time by Spin magazine, trailing only the Beatles.
The first 200 tickets will start at 110 kuna and can be purchased at Rockmark on Berislavićeva street 13 and at Dirty old shop on Tratinska 18. After that tickets are 130 kuna or 150 kuna on the day of the concert.