Friday 24 September
Sebastian Rochford - drums
Sebastian Rochford drumming in
the back of a van (with the door shut)
An art event by Simon Thackray
Seb is leader / drummer of Mercury Music Prize nominees Polar Bear and drummer with Acoustic Ladyland, Fulborn Teversham and Basquiat Strings. He recently played drums with David Bowie, Herbie Hancock, Corrine Bailey Rae, David Byrne, Brian Eno and Pete Doherty.
Leeds - 09:00 - Victoria Gardens (in front of Leeds
City Art Gallery)
Please Note: performances might be slightly later than scheduled depending on traffic.
Photos © Kippa Matthews
"In a world crammed with recycled hype, fad and trivia, a snap on the snare, a swooning roll from Seb is surely more of a real moment than Gaga's gold teeth or Robbie's stage fright. If it does just come down to appearance, Seb, his hair a map of a distant solar system, is far more of an otherworldly pop star than anything cultivated by Cowell and co." Paul Morley
Thank you to Sebastian Rochford.
Fov and Karl Butler and thanks to Leeds and York City Councils
for entering into the spirit of the occasion and allowing us
to use such great venues. Thanks also to North Yorkshire Police
in Malton for kindly moving their Crimestopper truck so we could
get parked up. Thanks to Jules Bellerby and Jonathan Cowap of
BBC Radio York for making sure the whole of North Yorkshire could
hear us, and last but not least, to the people who were there
to support us. Simon Thackray, The
Shed, September 2010.
The Shed, Shed Bitter and Yorkshire
Pudding Boat Race are all Registered
Trade Marks of Simon Thackray.