Many great musicians have come from outer space; not least Sun Ra and most of George Clinton’s Funkadelic.
We’ve just stumbled across Henge, who bring an extra-terrestial perspective to music. Not only does their recent album carry that intergalactic groove common to Sun Ra and George Clinton, they have a similarly enlightened attitude to war, the need for love and tolerance and other matters of world-wide importance. Seems like Space really IS The Place as they reach deep into the groove for their epic “Demiliterise”.
Henge specialise in Cosmic Dross – a musical form known in other parts of the universe that has, until now, never been heard on Earth. Although you may know it as nicely loose groove music with some quality chanting that will make for a dance-tacular evening among crazily-dressed aliens.
HENGE 2018 – LIVE SIGHTINGS
Nov 15 – The Cluny, Newcastle
Nov 16 – The Warehouse, Penrith
Nov 17 – Yellow Arch, Sheffield
Nov 22 – HiFi Club, Leeds
Nov 23 – The Continental, Preston
Nov 24 – Kilmarnock Festival
Nov 25 – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Nov 29 – The Bodega, Nottingham
Nov 30 – The Donkey, Leicester
Dec 1 – EBGBS, Liverpool
Dec 7 – The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Dec 8 – Gorilla , Manchester *** two shows – all ages matinee + evening show***
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