Vashti Bunyan has announced that she will be playing at the upcoming Syd Barrett tribute concert, Madcap’s Last Laugh, on May 10th. The evening will pay homage to the pioneering psychedelic artist whose music has influenced so many artists since. Madcap’s Last Laugh was organized by Joe Boyd, both Barrett’s first producer and more recently Vashti Bunyan’s on Just Another Diamond Day. Also performing will be Kevin Ayers, founding member of the legendary Soft Machine. For more information visit the Barbican.
Video from the infamous ‘Syd’s first trip’ film: