Hawkwind live in concert.
ON TOUR

Hawkwind

34
critic concert reviews
experimental

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

72
%
Based on 
34
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reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
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Critic Consensus

Based on 34 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Hawkwind is rated as a decent live performer, but their shows lack distinction. Hawkwind concert reviews describe live shows and performances as psychedelic and surreal.

ON TOUR

Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (April 3); Manchester Academy, Manchester, United Kingdom (April 4); O2 City Hall, Newcastle , United Kingdom (April 5); O2 Academy Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (April 6); O2 Academy, Glasgow, United Kingdom (April 7); Mandela Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom (April 8); The Forum, Bath, United Kingdom (August 16)

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Latest release

Live at the London Astoria, Vol. 1 (September 15, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
experimental
ORIGIN
Ladbroke Grove, United Kingdom (1969 - present)
BIO
Hawkwind is an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups. The band was formed by ex-busker and blues man Dave Brock in Ladbroke Grove, London, who intended to marry simple three-chord rock with experimental electronic music.
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CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Under the Radar (USA)

October 1, 2023
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Hawkwind @ Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, September 29, 2023,

Distorted Sound Magazine (UK)

May 18, 2023
80
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Hawkwind Live In Concert At Prognosis Festival 2023

eGigs (UK)

November 28, 2019
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Benjamin Franklin famously suggested that nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. I think that we can add Hawkwind to the list.

Record Collector Magazine (UK)

November 25, 2019
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Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the space-rockers ended their tour in surreal fashion. Dave Brock, sole original, 78, presided over anything but their greatest hits.

Express (UK)

November 9, 2018
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As the safety curtain raised to reveal the Docklands Sinfonia Orchestra conducted by Mike Batt - yes, he of Womble fame and the exquisite Tarot Suite recordings and much more - the murmur of expectancy turned to a commotion of wonderment as the Star Wars style red and purple lasers shot out from the stage, re

Financial Times (UK)

November 5, 2018
60
%
The band’s concert with an orchestra and Arthur Brown interludes was a mixed affair

The Telegraph (UK)

November 5, 2018
40
%
I was arrested outside the Palladium back when I was a busker, reminisced Dave Brock, Hawkwind’s long-serving space commander.

Past critic reviews published in

Louder Than War (UK), God Is In The TV Zine (UK), Soundblab (UK), Vanguard Online (UK), Rocknytt (Sweden) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

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