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Acid Brass Fairey Brass Band29 September 2019

Acid Brass visits Reading for a special one-off performance of Acid House classics with introduction from Dave Haslam.

Acid Brass is the brainchild of Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller. It’s an imaginative and wonderful fusion of Acid House anthems with the sound of a traditional British Brass Band.

This joyous project is arriving in Reading performed by the award-winning Fairey Brass Band who have won many accolades, the most recent a winning place at the National Brass Band Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in October 2016 and Qualification for the 2018 European Brass Band Championships as highest placed English representative.

Jeremy Deller imagined and devised the concept of acid house music played by a brass band in 1997 in a flow chart entitled ‘The History of the World’ (1997). Since then, the Fairey Band have taken the idea and the music to Paris, Berlin and throughout Britain (including Tate Modern).

Dave Haslam is a DJ, journalist, author who DJ-ed over four hundred and fifty times at the Hacienda, and has since played all over Europe and America. His gigs with bands include shows with the Stone Roses and New Order. He will be warming up for the Fairey Band and providing a short spoken-word intro.

Tickets £12 Full Price, £7 Concessions
7.30pm – 9pm
Reading Concert Hall TICKETS