The BIG Über Rock Interview – The Blackheart Orchestra
Written by DJ Astrocreep
Sunday, 25 November 2018 04:20
Having first discovered The Blackheart Orchestra during their current tour supporting Hawkwind with orchestral backing, I’ve become quite enamoured with them quite quickly. I was highly impressed with their ability and the fact that their sets, performed entirely live, are that well played they actually sound looped instead of raw ability.
I had a good catch up with Chrissy and Rick when said tour stopped off in Manchester to talk about their influences, song writing, their method of playing live – 148 gigs in the first year! – and their music spanning so many genres so well that they don’t fit into a single box.
Have a listen to us chatting away HERE.
The Blackheart Orchestra their last date in support of Hawkwind at the Birmingham Symphony Hall tonight (Sunday 25 November), before launching into their own tour, which continues into next year:
30 November – Barnstaple, Swimbridge Jubilee Hall
1 December – Swindon, Level 3
5 December – London, St Pancras Old Church, London
14 December – York, Marton Mission Room
19 December – Pershore, Holland House
20 January – Southampton, The 1865
22 February – Barnstaple, St Anne’s Arts Centre
2 March – Liverpool, 81 Renshaw
5 March – Manchester, The Castle
7 March – Milton Keynes, The Stables
15 March – Barton Upon Humber – Ropery Hall
28 April – Cardiff, Acapela
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