Dik Evans playing at Gavin Friday's performance at the Olympia in Dublin, Ireland, 29 November 2011
|Birth name||Richard G. Evans|
Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom
|Origin||County Dublin, Ireland|
|Genres||Art rock, post-punk, gothic rock, alternative rock|
|Associated acts||The Virgin Prunes, The Screech Owls, U2|
He first began to learn how to play guitar with an acoustic guitar bought by his brother, which the two shared.
He was later a founding member of Dublin-based band The Virgin Prunes and their guitarist from 1977 to 1984. He co-founded the band The Kid Sisters, later known as The Screech Owls, along with the American musician Deborah "Debbie" Schow.
Recent solo work includes contributions to Snakes & Ladders - A Festival of New Irish Music, curated by composer and former Virgin Prunes' band member, Daniel Figgis.
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