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Gong

Gong

Gong are a psychedelic/ space rock band formed in the late 60s.

Over the years, the band line-up has included Daevid Allen, Tim Blake, Didier Malherbe, Pip Pyle, Gilli Smyth, Steve Hillage, Francis Moze, Mike Howlett and Pierre Moerlen.

As of 2014 and the passing of founder member Daevid Allen, the band features Fabio Golfetti (guitar), Dave Sturt (bass), Ian East (sax/ flute), Kavus Torabi (guitar/ vocals) and Cheb Nettles (drums).

Their key work includes an ongoing mythology regarding the make-believe world Planet Gong. This initially involved a trilogy (Radio Gnome) featuring the albums 'Flying Teapot', 'Angel's Egg' and 'You'. Further chapters have been recorded including 'Shapeshifter' and '2032'.

Arts Centre
Norwich
Chalk (formerly the Haunt)
Brighton
Sub89
Reading
Phoenix Arts Centre
Exeter
1865
Southampton
The Hare and Hounds Birmingham
Kings Heath
The Rescue Rooms
Nottingham
The Crescent Community Centre
York
Trades Club
Hebden Bridge
Gorilla
Manchester
The Brickyard
Carlisle
Cluny
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The Georgian Theatre/ Green Room
Stockton-on-Tees
The Club 85
Hitchin
The Boileroom
Guildford