The tour sees Caravan celebrate the 40th Anniversary of one of the most groundbreaking British prog rock albums of all time; For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night. The band will also perform songs from their other classic albums, including In The Land Of Grey And Pink.
Originally formed 1968, Caravan were at the heart of the 1970s burgeoning Canterbury progressive rock movement. The current line-up features Pye Hastings (1968 founding member: guitar, lead vocals), Geoffrey Richardson (viola, guitar, flute, vocals), Jan Schelhaas (keyboards), Jim Leverton (bass, vocals) and Mark Walker (drums, percussion).
Caravan, the UK's premiere progressive rock band, start their 10-date UK tour on Tuesday January 8th at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall. Special guest is Garron Frith. Tickets are available from the 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898, www.eventim.co.uk
London Queen Elizabeth Hall (Tues Jan 8)
Cambridge Junction (Wed Jan 9)
Wolverhampton Robin (Thur Jan 10)
Sage Gateshead (Sat Jan 12)
Edinburgh Queen's Hall (Sun Jan 13)
Salford Lowry (Mon Jan 14)
Bridport Electric Palace (Wed Jan 16)
Bath Komedia (Thur Jan 17)
Tavistock The Wharf (Fri Jan 18)
Falmouth Princess Pavilion (Sat Jan 19)
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