Smashing Pumpkins - Billy Corgan Planning Eight-hour Siddhartha Tea House Gig

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan has announced plans to perform a marathon eight-hour free gig at his Chicago, Illinois tea shop.

The music for the Madame ZuZu's Teahouse show will be inspired by Hermann Hesse's novel Siddhartha, and will take place on 28 February (14).

Announcing the show on Facebook.com, Corgan says his performance will be "centered around an ambient/musical interpretation of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha; built by modular synthesis, on the fly."

He adds, "Readings of the text to go hand in hand with whatever is created."

Corgan is currently working on the ninth Smashing Pumpkins studio album.


Contactmusic

Tags: Smashing Pumpkins - Billy Corgan

Advertisement

More Smashing Pumpkins

A Week In Music, Kings Of Leon Unveil New Album's First Taste 'Supersoaker', Tom Odell Plays Mesmerising London Gig And Mazzy Star Make A Long-Awaited Return

A week in music videos... We finally get the first glimpse of what's in store for Kings Of Leon's sixth album 'Mechanical Bull' with their...

Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into...

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking...

Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

Billy Corgan was always the antagonist of the mainstream 'grunge' scene. None of the other players really seemed to like him very much or at...

Advertisement

Courtney Love: Kurt Cobain's Notorious Groupie Or Underrated Talent?

Never one to be out of the limelight for very long, Courtney Love recently announced that she has signed a publishing deal with HarperCollins to...

Smashing Pumpkins - That's The Way

Smashing PumpkinsThat's The WaySingle Review It pains me to write this review, as Smashing Pumpkins used to be up there as one of my favourite...

Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist

Smashing PumpkinsZeitgeistAlbum ReviewIn the year of the comebacks, it was the Pumpkins one which got any self-respecting alternative rocker really excited. It's different to most...

Smashing Pumpkins, Tarantula, Video Video

Smashing Pumpkins Tarantula Smashing Pumpkins will release 'Tarantula' on July 2nd as the first single to be taken from their highly anticipated new album 'Zeitgeist'...

Advertisement

Comments

Smashing Pumpkins Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Smashing Pumpkins

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All