THE CLASH at Trinity College Dublin
40th Anniversary Symposium
Saturday 21 October 2017
"What hit me, what happened, I still can hardly begin to calculate it"
Bill Graham, HotPress, October 1977
Tickets will be available from eventbrite at the end of July.
When The Clash played in Trinity College Dublin on 21 October 1977 they were fresh from a cancelled show and mini riot at Belfast’sUlster Hall the night before. Bringing the white heat of UK Punk Rock to an Irish audience, The Clash played two sets of 35 minutes,inspiring attendees and kick-starting dozens of careers in the process.
Year Zero in partnership with Trinity College Dublin is pleased to present a celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Clash’s two shows at Trinity College Dublin: Year Zero: Dublin.
On 21 October 2017 a full day symposium featuring talks, Q&As, readings and screenings by original members of The Clash’s touring party, former TCD Student Officers involved in promoting the shows, filmmakers and close associates of the band. The event will be held in the Examinations Hall, TCD – the original venue for the 1977 shows.
The day’s celebrations will culminate in DJ Set by filmmaker, DJ and Clash associate Don Letts at The Grand Social, Dublin.