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Whyte Horses Experience

Get ready for a rare live appearance from enigmatic Mancunian psychedelic pop group Whyte Horses, as they perform tracks from their debut album Pop or Not, as well as showcasing songs from their forthcoming new album and cover versions.

They perform alongside special guest artists including La Roux, members of The Go! Team and Melanie Pain, with more to be announced.

The Whyte Horses Experience is a multimedia journey through film and music, featuring collages that take in avant-garde cinema and childhood nostalgia (with faint echoes of The Velvet Underground’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable) while offering a sly wink to the Tropicalia movement of late 1960s Brazil.

The Royal Festival Hall performance is the Whyte Horses Experience’s second ever London live date, following their hugely successful show at the Barbican in May 2017.

Throughout 2016, Pop or Not gathered momentum and was awarded The Piccadilly Records Album Of The Year. At the end of 2016, Whyte Horses also re-recorded the entirety of Pop or Not, which featured a choir of children from St Bartholomew’s School Choir. In a recording made at the historic RAK Studios in London, the 17 children, aged 6 and 11, added a sense of pure unadulterated joy and their own fresh interpretation of this psychedelic pop album.

The kind of raw materials that could induce a third summer of love
Q Magazine
Fragrant psychedelia which steers clear of standard tropes
Clash
It belongs in another world; all psychedelic, hazy, dreamy melodies and mutated instruments
Noisey

Dates & times

13 Sep 2018
Approximate run time: 180 mins
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where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£20 - £25
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)

Concessions

25% off (limited availability)
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