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Syd Barret Tribute at the Barbican (the inside story)

PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:04 am
by Charlie
email bulletin from Joy Boyd:

Following Syd’s death last summer, Bryn Ormrod from the Barbican Theatre asked me if I would take charge of a concert in Syd’s honour. Concerned that such a task would be beyond my abilities, contacts and awareness of contemporary music, I demurred, but came up with a suggestion.

Nick Laird-Clowes is an old friend of mine; he was lead singer of a group I produced for Hannibal called The Act, but better known for his work with Dream Academy (“Life In A Northern Townâ€