The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Announces First US Tour In Nearly Five Decades
After a highlight performance at Psycho Las Vegas 2016, hugely influential UK heavy psychedelic progressive eccentrics THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN announces their 2017 Zim Zam Zim tour marking their first run of live performances since 1969.
The God Of Hellfire himself, Arthur Brown, will be celebrating fifty years since releasing the debut single “Devil’s Grip,” which helped shape the British and worldwide psychedelic movement. Pushing theatrics to their dystopian hellscape limits would earn Brown acolytes in everyone from David Bowie and Alice Cooper to Kiss, Marilyn Manson, and Lady Gaga to the entire genre of black metal, and his influence continues to spread today.
“The last time I toured the US with THE CRAZY WORLD was early 1969,” Brown confirms. “It was our third tour there. At the time, the band had been headlining massive festivals, alongside Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Jefferson Airplane, and other top attractions of the time. Iggy Pop and Alice Cooper were still only mildly famous, somewhere down the bill.”
Zim Zam Zim takes its name from THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN‘s latest album, released in 2014. They’ll be joined on this landmark trip by Ohio rockers Electric Citizen, and shows will feature generational sonic offspring like White Hills, Acid King, Pallbearer, Danava, and Jex Thoth.
Psycho Entertainment Presents:
THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN w/ Electric Citizen:
2/15/2017 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA [tickets] w/ White Hills
2/16/2017 Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Las Vegas, NV [tickets] w/ White Hills
2/17/2017 Slims – San Francisco, CA [tickets] w/ Acid King
2/18/2017 Star Theater – Portland, OR [tickets] w/ Danava
2/21/2017 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL [tickets]
2/23/2017 Le Poisson Rouge – New York, NY [tickets]
2/24/2017 Barracuda – Austin, TX [tickets] w/ Pallbearer
2/25/2017 Barracuda – Austin, TX [tickets] w/ Acid King, Jex Thoth