Steve Hillage: gong add another date

Following the announcement of their UK tour last month, the legendary progressive/psychedelic rockers GONG have added a fourth date at the newly refurbished Birmingham HMV Institute venue on Monday September 20th, shortly after the venue’s grand opening night of Friday September 17th.

GONG first played at the Birmingham venue back in 1968, when it was known as the Digbeth Civic Hall.

Support for all four UK concerts comes from very special guests Nik Turner’s Space Ritual, tickets for GONG’s Birmingham HMV Institute concert are on-sale from Monday May 24th, tickets: 0871 230 0333 /

After the success of last year’s 40th Anniversary UK tour, and the critically acclaimed studio album ‘2032’, GONG’s other 2010 UK tour dates include Glasgow 02 ABC (Sept 9), Manchester Academy (Sept 10) and London HMV Forum (Sept 11), tickets for these 3 concerts are on-sale now from 0871 230 0333 /

The forthcoming UK tour will reunite core GONG members, including original founding member Daevid Allen (Guitar, Lead Vocal), Steve Hillage (Lead Guitar), Gilli Smyth (Space Whisper, Poetry) and Miquette Giraudy (Synthesizer). The band will also feature Chris Taylor (Drums), Dave Sturt (Bass) and Ian East (Sax, Flute).