Tag: ray davies

God Save The Kinks print

Neal McCullough of Hand Drawn Creative has just produced a piece of art that might be of interest to you – this God Save The Kinks screenprint.

The Flipside with Ray Davies

It's not had any publicity so far (compared to the main Meltdown event), but we've just heard that Ray Davies is actually doing his own Flipside event with the BFI, chatting onstage and showing some films. The first of those events is The Meltdown Observer Talk: Ray Davies & Julien […]

Ready Steady Go! re-creation

This is actually part of the Ray Davies Meltdown event, the Ready Steady Go! night that is. Taking place at London's Southbank Centre on Saturday June 11th, it aims to re-create the original 1960s show in some way, featuring original acts from the era alongside contemporary artists specially chosen by […]

Ray Davies Meltdown line-up

We mentioned that Ray Davies was curating Meltdown 2011 this year – and now the line-up has been revealed. Sadly without a Kinks reunion, but with a few decent things in there. The line-up includes the likes of Ray Davies, Arthur Brown, The Fugs, Geno Washington, Alan Price, John Cooper […]

You Really Got Me by Nick Hasted

It's not out for a while yet, but You Really Got Me by Nick Hasted looks to be a promising book on The Kinks. According to the pre-publication write-up, the band biography features original interviews with Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Mick Avory, plus Chrissie Hynde and others close to […]

Ray Davies curates Meltdown 2011

Great news about the next Meltdown festival in 2011 at the Southbank Centre – it's curated by Ray Davies. The news was announced today, with Davies sorting out the line-up for a festival that will take place across the Southbank Centre site and 'reflect the diversity of his career and […]