David Cross Larks’ Tongues Band plays King Crimson

David Cross Larks' Tongues Band plays King Crimson


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Date Wednesday, October 2
Doors @ 7:00 pm


King Crimson alumni DAVID CROSS and his LARKS’ TONGUES BAND will tour North America in the Fall of 2024, celebrating the King Crimson Trilogy albums from the band’s 1972-1974 period, when Robert Fripp’s led band released three seminal legendary albums: LARKS’ TONGUES IN ASPIC, STARLESS AND THE BIBLE BACK and RED. The band will perform entirely the Lark’s Tongue In Aspic album and most of the musics from other two albums, plus some improvs, very characteristic for the live King Crimson band from those days when Robert Fripp was accompanied by Bill Bruford, John Eaton and Jamie Muir.


DAVID CROSS is an English electric violinist and keyboardist best known for playing with progressive rock band King Crimson from 1972 to 1974. Cross appears on their studio albums Larks’ Tongues in Aspic (1973) and Starless and Bible Black (1974), as well as “Providence”, a live track on Red (1974), in addition to numerous concert recordings that have been released by Robert Fripp’s Discipline Global Mobile label in the decades since.
After leaving the band, David was a senior lecturer in Music Education at the London Metropolitan University and besides several projects and recording sessions, he kept alive his own band since 1994 releasing 10 albums. In recent years David Cross has toured all around Europe, Latin America and Japan with Stick Men (with other King Crimson alumni, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto, plus Markus Reuter), vexing featured on albums Midori and Panamerica; as well with David Jackson, the legendary sax player from Van Der Graaf Generator. In 2023 David toured with his band all around Europe celebrating the 50th anniversary of Larks’ Tongues In Aspic album. In 2024, DAVID CROSS and his LARKS’ TONGUES BAND will continue touring all around Europe, Japan and North and South America, adding some material from Starless And Bible Back and Red album to the band’s live repertoire. Recently, JOHN MITCHELLa member of several popular progressive rock acts such as Frost, It Bites and Arena, John Wetton Band, Martin Barre of Jethro Tull, has joined the band as the lead vocalist and guitarist

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