Zoom (world premiere performance) - Caravan - Soft Machine - The Quartet Featuring Syd Arthur
To celebrate the radical ethos of this iconic theatre the key progressive bands of the Canterbury Sound join with curator John Harle in a fiftieth birthday celebration of music.
Jack Hues and The Quartet featuring Syd Arthur play tracks from their new album and the classic bands of the progressive movement, Caravan and Soft Machine perform sets during the evening. The concert features the premiere of ZOOM, written by John Harle and poet Simon Armitage.
ZOOM performed by:
Soft Machine (John Etheridge, Theo Travis, Roy Babbington and John Marshall), with Mike Lovatt (Trumpet) and Steve Lodder (Keyboards). Speakers: Nicole Tibbels and Graham Bickley. Sound designed by Thomas Connor and Danny L Harle. Video conceived by Richard Scott.
Part of Gulbenkian 50 Years Festival