Steve Hillage and his band SYSTEM 7 will team-up with Japan’s leading progressive rock band ROVO next month for their first-ever concerts on UK soil, following a rapturously received Japanese tour.
The UK dates are;
Manchester’s Ritz on Friday March 7th, followed by London’s O2 Academy Islington (March 8), Brighton’s Concorde 2 (March 9) and Leamington’s Assembly (March 10). Tickets for all 4 concerts are available now from musicglue HERE
SYSTEM 7 & ROVO collaborated on 2013’s highly acclaimed studio album PHOENIX RISING, watch the video for single “Hinotori” HERE
With eight musicians on-stage, including two live drummers, the PHOENIX RISING concert should be spectacular in both sound and vision.
PHOENIX RISING – THE MUSICIANS
Steve Hillage [Guitar – Programming]
Miquette Giraudy [Synthesiser]
Yuji Katsui [Electric Violin]
Seiichi Yamamoto [Guitar]
Yasuhiro Yoshigaki [Drums]
Yoichi Okabe [Drums – Percussion]
in Harada [Bass Guitar]
Masuko Tatsuki [Keyboards]
Two headliners, Flaming Lips and Wild Beasts, are confirmed in the festival's first lineup announcement for 2014, which also features John Grant, The Horrors and Yo La Tengo.
Says festival founder Simon Taffe: "I am very excited to have finally got the Flaming Lips, one of the best live bands in the world today, playing End of the Road on Saturday night. It's also a great honour to have the Wild Beasts back to play a headline spot, plus some of the most interesting live bands around at the moment – White Denim, John Grant, Yo La Tengo and many more."
The full A-Z list of artists confirmed today are;
East London band BLEECH will release their second LP 'Humble Sky' on 10th March The trio comprising of sisters Jennifer and Katherine O'Neill with Matt Bick on drums have been creating a stir since the release of their 2012 debut album 'Nude', so the new album is highly anticipated.
The band will also be on tour in April and dates are below;
Tickets are on sale for ATP's Jabberwocky, which is a brand new two-day festival for London, brought to you by ATP, Pitchfork, and Primavera Sound.
Featuring Neutral Milk Hotel, Caribou and many more the event takes place at the Excel Centre in London on 15 & 16 August.
So if you are not in Wales for the Green Man Festival or Holland for Lowlands, then tickets are £35 for one day and limited £60 tickets for two days which you BUY HERE NOW
More information can be found HERE.
"There are some who say you should never give up on your dreams. After trying to make this happen since ATP began, my childhood dreams are finally coming true as we are proud to present Neil Young and Crazy Horse in Iceland. Year of the Horse indeed." So says ATP founder, Barry Hogan.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse will play Laugardalshöllin, Engjavegur 8, 104 in Reykjavík, Iceland a few days before Iceland's ATP's Weekend event which has already been announced.
Full details HERE
Tickets are on sale from Monday 10th February at 10am HERE
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