City Sharps – Gig update

‘Flesh for Fantasy’ Billy Idol Show

Friday 25th May 2019

Doors open 8.30pm

Buy tix here 

Central Club Richmond

293 Swan Street, Richmond


Watch the City Sharps on 7:30

Sam and Chane Chane talk about Sharpies and the City Sharps:

City Sharps interview

Lisa Defazio talks to the City Sharps about the Fashion and the Music of the Melbourne Sharpies in the 70s.

Special offer: 4 pack of CDs

cds4A new special offer in the Skins’n’Sharps store: four City Sharps CDs:

  • Water & Blood
  • here come the Sirens
  • Mad, Mad, Mad
  • Suburban Sharp

For $40 (plus p&h)…

Skins n Sharps movies

The Skins’n’Sharps movie page has been updated.

(Don’t miss the When Sharpies Ruled: A Vicious Selection teaser)


When Sharpies Ruled

when-sharpies-ruledVicious Sloth presents When Sharpies Ruled

A power-packed 23-track CD packaged with a slipcase, 28 page jewel case booklet with liner notes and a separate 60 page booklet of Sharpie snaps, ‘When Sharpies Ruled’ is the ultimate aural and visual statement on the infamous Australian youth movement & gangs of the ‘70s.

Get When Sharpies Ruled now!

Read more at:…

New galleries

Have a look at the new galleries:

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“Once Were Sharps – Round 2” now available

IMG_3025Once Were Sharps – Round 2
By Nick Tolewski & Dean Crozier

With heaps of new stories when Melbourne Sharpies Ruled the Streets in the 1970s, Stories of the Infamous Thommo, Sharps guest stories from rival gangs the “Jordy Boy’s” and the “Frankston Sharps” plus many more.

This follow up book opens a window on the Sharpie gang phenomena that …

‘here come the Sirens’ now on iTunes

‘here come the Sirens’ is now available on iTunes

here come the Sirens

YouTube goes Sharp

IMG_8068_smWhen Skins n Sharps had its first exhibition in 2006 it revived the Melbourne Sharpie Culture – it was forgotten for more than 30 Years.

There was very little content or reference on the 70s Sharpie to be found.

In 2008 Skins n Sharps launch a website dedicated to Sharpies.

It attracted the attention of those whom remembered or were …