[caption id="attachment_409" align="alignright" width="425"] Aidan & BP Fallon at SXSW 2015[/caption] Funny who you bump into at SXSW. Also on the bill at Hotel Vegas was the legendary publicist, BP Fallon, who worked with, among others, John Lennon and Led Zeppelin before teaming up with Protex in 1980. Now a solo recording artist, BP caught up with Aidan before his set on March 18th.
Protex are just back from the States and gearing up for shows in Sweden and Belfast. The band are currently writing their first new material in 35 years, with a release due later in 2015. We’ll keep you posted!
We are doing an evening of performance and interview , songwriting discussion in the OH YEAH CENTRE
The legendary Northern Ireland punk band, Protex, gets the Snapshot treatment. Only on Last Call. Available Until 09/30/14 Tags: Video, Streaming video, nbc, late night, Last Call, carson daly, Spotlight, Protex S13 E65 | 5:01 | Highlight | Talk and Interview | Latenight The legendary Northern Ireland punk band, Protex, gets the Snapshot treatment. Only on Last Call.
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SXSW 2014: The best things I saw – Protex Protex at Hotel Vegas in Austin for SXSW. (Photo by Michael Mayer) By Michael Mayer The SXSW venue called Hotel Vegas was the home for dozens of excellent garage rock bands, most made up of youngsters in search of some exposure and a good writeup or two. In the midst of it all, this group of fifty-somethings blew everyone else away with their pop-punk jamming. Members of other bands on the night’s bill stood stageside and rocked approvingly. Protex formed in Ireland in 1977, inspired by a Clash concert credited by many with kickstarting the Irish punk movement. The name, originally Protex Blue, came from a song on the Clash’s UK debut album. The band broke up three years later after…