Hawkwind: HawkEaster 2018 Lineup Announced-Tickets/Info Ginger Wildheart, System 7, TOSH
The 2018 HawkEaster lineup will feature performances by Hawkwind, System 7, Tosh, Ginger Wildheart and several others. The festival takes place Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Alhambra Theatre in Morecambe. Doors will open at 6PM on Friday, March 30th.
On Friday evening, to commemorate 30 years since Bob Calvert passed, there will be a performance of “The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam’s Dice,” written by Calvert.
Intermittently, between 1972–1979, Calvert was the lyricist and frontman of Hawkwind. He co-wrote the band’s hit single “Silver Machine,” which peaked at #3 on the UK singles chart. Calvert also directed Hawkwind’s live opus, the Space Ritual Tour.
There will be exhibitions running over the weekend including:
Stacia (who is now an artist), will be displaying her art in the venue and will be available to chat about her work.
Eel Pie Island Museum:
Will be exhibiting a collection of memorabilia and pictures from the legendary 60s venue, in Twickenham, where many bands began their careers.
Hawkwind photos and memorabilia:
A collection of photos, artefacts and clothing from Hawkwind throughout the years.
Families welcome – Kidzone, soft play area and activities for children.
Lastly, for anyone still in Morecambe on Easter Monday, Hawkwind will be playing a short set to kick off a world record breaking attempt for The Never ending gig.