Nik Turner of the legendary space rock band Hawkwind will be playing in Little Rock at the Rev Room on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Turner has been bringing his version of the historic “Space Ritual” tour throughout the United States and Canada in support of his new CD, “Space Gypsy.”
Nik Turner played saxophone, flute and sang with Hawkwind during their heyday, alongside Lemmy Kilmister, who later formed the heavy metal band Motorhead. Turner helped write some of the band’s most popular songs, including “Master of the Universe” and “Brainstorm.” Turner’s current band includes Nicky Garratt of famed punk band UK Subs, Jurgen Engler of German industrial band Die Krupps, Jeff Piccinini of '70s punk icons Chelsea, and drummer Jason Willer. To find out more about Nik Turner, go to www.nikturner.com.
Tickets are $8 dollars. This is an all ages show. Show starts at 8 p.m. Also on the bill are Central Arkansas rocker’s Pallbearer, The Sound of the Mountain, Sumokem and Tropical Body. For more information on the show, go to www.revroom.com.