NEWS - AUTUMN 2017


STEVE HILLAGE WINS PROG ROCK AWARD 2017

VAT would like to congratulate Steve Hillage for winning the Prog Rock award for the best re issue of the year boxed set, “Searching for the Spark” album compilation. This documents Steve career to date from Gong onwards and is lovingly compiled with an amazing amount of detail about his career.

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ORBITAL REUNITE AND ANNOUNCE SUMMER FESTIVAL SHOWS

What goes around comes around. And there’s no more welcome return for 2017 than the groundbreaking British dance music of Orbital – creators of classic electronic symphonies and timeless dancefloor bangers, originators of live dance music as a must-see ecstatic festival experience.

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THE THIRD DIMENSION - a new show from the SILENT DISCO

The Third Dimension Spectacle from Silent Disco is a brand new spatial environment spectacle. Silent Disco’s original concept has been emulated but never bettered. Now thanks to new technology lighting controls, a 3D soundtrack is fully integrated with LED lighting located which is located on tall central ”pods” and LED systems in headsets.

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THE SOUTH TO TOUR FROM JUNE ONWARDS


The South are sorry to have to announce that at the end of December 2016, after many years of playing and performing with The Housemartins, The Beautiful South and The South, singer Dave Hemingway has decided the time has come for him to retire from the live performance stage for a while. We know that he will be missed as much by all of the people who followed and enjoyed his long career as he will by the rest of us in The South.

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