2 Latvian and 2 English bands are going to tour Europe this October, here are some details.
SIRKE (Riga, Latvia)
RAY SPEEDWAY AND THE DEVILS OF PACE (Norfolk, England)
BOWLING BOY (Newcastle, England)
SARKANAIS OKTOBRIS (Riga, Latvia)
The tour is organized by John Hedley of TEN PIN PRODUCTIONS. It will be about 3 weeks in total length, beginning on 12th October 1998 in Warsaw, Poland. Story of how this tour came about:
John Hedleyfrom Newcastle, UK underground music scene few years ago made contact with Latvian underground music label TORNIS Rec. and in summer 1997 went to East-Europe on tour with his band BOWLING BOY and friends band RAY SPEEDWAY AND THE DEVILS OF PACE. At all gigs they played together with Latvians SIRKE. These three bands crossed Latvia and Lithuania (BOWLING BOY and RAY SPEEDWAY AND THE DEVILS OF PACE played in Minsk, Belarus too), driving by van, and did 8 performances in different cities. SIRKE, RAY SPEEDWAY AND THE DEVILS OF PACE, BOWLING BOY people at tour 97, Vilnius, Lithuania
8.october ------ tour opening concert in Riga, Latvia: SIRKE,
PLEASE FIND UPDATED TOUR DATES and PLACES SHEET.
THE BANDS WILL BE TOURING IN WITH ALL THE EQUIPMENT THEY REQUIRE including a
drum kit, but excluding a vocal PA
For more info about this tour, contact:
Any help, assistance or support greatly appreciated!