The Skids Richard Jobson on Sid, Johnny, Lou and Punk: Interview

Veteran Scottish punk rockers The Skids are touring New Zealand for the first time in their 45 year career.

SkidsThe band, led by singer/guitarist Richard Jobson will be in Auckland tomorrow (Wednesday, May 8th) at Galatos. The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to Richard about all things punk today.


Fans in Auckland and Wellington can look forward to hearing ‘Into the Valley’, ‘The Saints are Coming’, ‘Working for the Yankee Dollar’, ‘Masquerade’, ‘Sweet Suburbia’ and many more.

Plus1 and 95bFM proudly present Skids, with special guests Vorsen:

  • Tuesday 7 May – San Fran, Wellington
  • Wednesday 8 May – Galatos, Auckland

All details and tickets are at

Opening both shows is Vorsen, the three-piece Wellington band based around the songs of John Halvorsen, who co-founded The Gordons, was guitarist for Skeptics, and is a core member of Bailter SpaceVorsen recently released their acclaimed A World On Fire album.