Liverpool Sound City Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th
Roni Size, Thurston Moore Band, Swans, The Flaming Lips, The Membranes, Slaves
“An English Trip” Bido Lito have teamed up with John Doran from the Quietus, who is launching his book ‘The Jolly Lad’. Arabrot are with him on this tour (Norwegian noise rock) and local group Barberos will also be playing. A Krautrock Karaoke will finish things off.
Nightingales, Ted Chippington – The Magnet.
Jaleo Flamenco –‘A Compas’ 7.30pm The Atkinson
A complete flamenco experience – a spirited performance of flamenco guitar, dance, singing and hand clapping.
Nils Frahm @ Albert Hall Manchester 7pm
The modern classical pianist comes round to Manchester with support from Dawn of Midi.
Saturday 30th May
De La Soul (jazz rap, eclectic sampling) performing their acclaimed debut album “3 Feet High and Rising”
Support acts – Pete Rock, Renegade Brass Band, No Fakin’ DJs
Monday 1st June
Earth/Mugstar/Markers @ The Kazimier
Doom, drone metal and sometimes folk and Americana
Markers are said to have collaborated with Earth
Peter Gordon presents: Arthur Russel’s ‘Instrumentals’ @ The Kazimier. 7pm
Peter Gordon and his ensemble of downtown New York underground musicians will be giving their reading on Arthur Russel’s instrumental works. This is something of a coups and no doubt fans ‘in the know’ will be snapping up tickets early. This is the only Northern English date on the tour too.
There will also be a DJ set by Foom and projections of original photographs from 1975/78.