Soft Machine line up 8 UK dates for 2016

Soft Machine have announced a 2016 UK tour.

The band start the tour with a previously announced appearance at HRH Prog 4 in North Wales on March 18, before playing seven further dates across England.

Having dropped the ‘Legacy’ tag from their name, Soft Machine features three of the group’s 70s era members – guitarist John Etheridge, drummer John Marshall and bass player Roy Babbington. They’re joined by sax, flute and keyboard player Theo Travis.


Mar 18: HRH Prog
Mar 19: Kendal Brewery Arts Centre
Mar 20: Bristol Jazz Festival
Mar 24: Southampton Talking Heads
Mar 26: East Sussex Fletching Trading Boundaries
Mar 30: Leamington Spa Assembly Rooms
Mar 31: Manchester Band On The Wall
Apr 01: London Nells Jazz and Blues

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