Nik Turner's Hawkwind To Tour North America With Witch Mountain And Hedersleben This Summer/Fall 2014!
"This tour is the essence of space-rock, the extra-terrestrial, inter-galactic, orgasmic embodiment of the loving and healing vibrations, and the rocking music of the spheres, flame on, one love." - Nik Turner
Nik Turner- Sax, Flute, Vocals- Hawkwind Nicky Garratt- Guitar- UK SUBS Jason Willer- Drums, Percusion- UK SUBS Bryce Shelton-Bass Kephera Moon- Keys, Synths and Sound Effects
"Witch Mountain is thrilled to follow up its Summer tour of Europe with the release of latest album Mobile of Angels, and tour in support of the legendary Nik Turner's Hawkwind. We feel sure that our music will be 'out there' enough to reach the heads, and Nik Turner and co will sufficiently rock our fans in turn. It's a match made in Hell and we can't wait to hit the road." www.witchmountain.net
Year 1 report..."It was the same time last year that Hedersleben accompanied Nik Turner on a space trek around the USA promoting their debut album 'Upgoer'. Since then the crew have not been resting on their cosmic sofa rather they've pressed on to new and exciting ventures, including completing the next Brainticket album as the legendary Joel Vandroogenbroeck's side-kicks (including many writing credits), launched their first headline tour of the west coast, preformed a showcase with special guest Captain Sensible from the Damned, (See the Hedersleben Facebook page for footage) and not least recorded their 2nd album 'Die Neuen Welten'.
'Die Neuen Welten', featuring the epic side long "Zu Den Neuen Welten", (Youtube video scheduled for mid August), celebrates the Kepler mission space telescopes discoveries of more than 2000 exoplanets. DNW also boasts the studio version of stage favorite "(On The Ground) Safe and Sound". The album is mixed by Jürgen Engler of Die Krupps.
Prog fans look out for further large sections of Hedersleben's 3rd album, slated for recording early next year, as part of this tours set. 'The Fall Of Chronopolis', based on the book of the same name by Barrington J. Bayley, is distinctly more progressive in the tradition of the great early prog concept album. See you in August or September" - Nicky Garratt
Nicky Garratt- Guitar- UK SUBS Jason Willer- Drums, Percusion- UK SUBS Bryce Shelton- Bass Kephera Moon- Keys, Vocals, Synths and Sound Effects
Nik Turner's Hawkwind with Witch Mountain and Hedersleben Tour Dates:
Tue 8/26 - Oakland, CA - UptownWed 8/27 - Los Angeles, CA - Viper Room Thu 8/28 - San Diego, CA - CasbahFri 8/29 - Tucson, AZ - Hotel Congress Sat 8/30 - Albuquerque, NM - Launch PadMon 9/01 - Austin, TX- Red 7 Tue 9/02 - New Orleans, LA - SiberiaWed 9/03 - Birmingham, AL - Bottletree Thu 9/04 - Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone CafeFri 9/05 - Lafayette, GA - Meltasia Fest Sat 9/06 - Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch FestSun 9/07 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter Mon 9/08 - Baltimore, MD - Metro GalleryTue 9/09 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot and Saddle Wed 9/10 - Sellersville, PA - Sellersville TheaterThu 9/11 - New York, NY - Webster Hall Fri 9/12 - Boston, MA - Middle EastSun 9/14 - Montreal, QC - IL Motore Mon 9/15 - Toronto, On - The GarrisonTue 9/16 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar Wed 9/17 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland BallroomThu 9/18 - Chicago, IL - Beat Kitchen Fri 9/19 - Rock Island, IL - RIBCOSat 9/20 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club Sun 9/21 - Saint Paul, MN - Turf ClubMon 9/22 - Winnipeg, MB - Pyramid Cabaret Tue 9/23 - Saskatoon, Sk - Vangelis Tavern Wed 9/24 - Calgary, AB - Palomino Fri 9/26 - Vancouver, BC - Venue (early evening show)Sat 9/27 - Seattle, WA - Chop Suey Sun 9/28 - Portland, OR - Star Theater
Nik Turner's official website: http://nikturner.com/