in Royal Festival Hall - 25 February, 2005

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Feb 25th 2005 my friend and I saw the remaining members of the MC5 + the Sun Ra Arkestra play together.  Recreating the sound, visuals + energy as if it were 1966.  The sheer power, energy + urgent excitement of the MC5 has always blown me away.  Mixing in the Space jazz of the Arkestra changed it from a full on rock 'n' roll assault to something else.  The 'something' they had been trying to create 40 years ago.  The power of 'Kick Out the Jams' + 'Over + Over' with the jazz cacophany apocalypse of …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446915816425 accessed: 17 May, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Disastodrome performed by MC5, Sun Ra Arkestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 February, 2005
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Sat, 07 Nov 2015 17:03:36 +0000
Approved on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 23:44:03 +0000