Friday 10 May 2013

Tonight at The Guildhall, Leicester: Daevid Allen & The Magick Brothers (Gong)

Magic Teapot & The Musician presents...

Daevid Allen & The Magick Brothers (Gong)
Live at the Guildhall, Leicester
Friday 10th May
plus Multimorph
Daevid Allen was one of the founders of the British progressive rock band the Soft Machine. After recording just one album with the group, he became the founder/leader of Gong, which he left in 1973 to begin a solo career. Allen explored his quirky, folky take on rock throughout the '70s and '80s. In 2003 he formed a new version of Gong with members of the Japanese collective Acid Mothers Temple, as well as with his California-based band University of Errors. He continues to release numerous live sets and one-off collaborations in under his own and various group names. the ageless pot-head pixie may be in his 70s but he remains an invigorated and imaginative master of psychedelia and space rock.

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