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Laura Cannell's Modern Ritual: Dates Announced
Luke Turner , March 8th, 2018 11:47

This Heat's Hayward & Quietus writers involved

Fiddle and recorder player Laura Cannell has announced the dates of her Modern Ritual tour, taking place across England and Wales this spring. "Modern Ritual is a night of new performances exploring ideas of ritual through music and words, evoking real and fictional landscapes. Modern Ritual is ancient, modern, experimental, real, fictional, personal, folkloric. It explores human and mechanical rituals, failure of ritual" says Cannell, who performs on all dates. Also on the bill is Charles Hayward of This Is Not This Heat performing his mesmerising 30 minute drum roll, Hoofus' bashed gamelan electronics, and Quietus writers Luke Turner and Jennifer Allan. Turner will be reading on the the sexualised landscape and how walking as ritual isn't always a guaranteed healer , while Allan presents the history of the foghorn in 30 interrupted acts. The Modern Ritual crew will be joined in Liverpool by Ex-Easter Island Head, and Swansea by Rhodri Davies. The tour dates, funded by Arts Council England, are below and for more information visit the Modern Ritual website.

6th April 2018 - Salford, Sacred Trinity Church TICKETS

7th April - Liverpool, Philarmonic Hall Music Room TICKETS

25th May - Swansea, NAWR BBC Hall, University Of Swansea TICKETS

26th May - Bristol, The Brunswick Club TICKETS

14th June - Hebden Bridge, The Trades Club TICKETS

16th June - London, LSO St Lukes TICKETS