Shonen Knife the punk-pop band from Osaka, Japan toured The United States of America in the summer of 2012 in support of their 18th studio album "Pop Tune" with a stop in Asbury Park, New Jersey at Asbury Lanes on Friday July 20th 2012.
Shonen Knife are celebrated for being cute and their underground garage rock sound rooted in edgy instrumentation and D.I.Y. aesthetics, Shonen Knife have a worldwide cult following and made avid fans out of seminal '90s alternative rock acts such as Sonic Youth, Nirvana Kurt Cobain , and Redd Kross.
For fun Shonen Knife have also performed as a Ramones tribute band under the name The Osaka Ramones.
Shonen Knife are
Naoko Yamano – lead vocals, guitar since 1981
Ritsuko Taneda – bass, backing vocals since 2006
Emi Morimoto – drums, backing vocals since 2010
For more on Shonen Knife visit:
209 4th Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Asbury Park, NJ USA