Shaun Ryder is from Salford, Greater Manchester, where in 1980 he formed Happy Mondays. The band signed to Factory Records and their releases included the two classic albums \u2018Bummed\u2019 in 1988 followed by \u2018Pills \u2018n\u2019 Thrills and Bellyaches\u2019 in 1990. Later Shaun started Black Grape releasing the album \u2018It\u2019s Great When You\u2019re Straight.. Yeah\u2019. Following his achievements with both bands he received the \u2018Godlike Genius Award\u2019 from NME in 2000. Now a household name thanks to his regular TV appearances, coming runner up on \u2018I\u2019m a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!\u2019 in 2010 and guesting on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside Happy Mondays bandmate Bez. Shaun published his autobiography \u2018Twisting My Melon\u2019 in 2011 and last year released his second solo album \u2018Visits From Future Technology'. He's still touring and playing festivals with Happy Mondays and Black Grape along with his solo Q&A events taking place all over the UK. Join Shaun as he discusses his life, career & the music industry, and takes part in a Q&A with the audience afterwards.