Ozric Tentacles


7.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.


This year Ozrics celebrate their 30th anniversary. To mark the date, Ozrics are finally granting the wishes of many fans, by re-mastering and re-releasing a series of classics from the catalogue, which have previously been out of print for nearly 20 years. Ozric Tentacles “Vitamin Enhanced” Box Set contains the entire first 6 albums recorded by the band. These first six albums were originally only available on cassette, handmade by the band, and only sold at festivals and concerts. In 1993 these tapes were transferred to CD, and 1994 released limited edition box set, only 5,000 copies of this package were ever made, making it a rare treat for collectors. As time passed, with so many other releases to focus on, these albums fell out of print and distribution. Now they have finally been given the attention they deserve, countless hours of audio and visual re-mastering have restored this wonderfully unique package to a modern day standard that is sure to please any fan.

Ozrics kick off their 30th anniversary tour in August with a run of festival performances, where for the first time fans will meet the band’s new drummer, Balázs Szende. “We’ve thrown some pretty tough tracks at him for the next tour”, says Ed, seeming entertained by the thought of the challenge he had set, “So far we’ve been amazed. He really understands just what each part is trying to say, and when it’s meant to say it. It makes things easy when that part comes naturally; it’s something you just can’t teach.” Ozrics continue their Europe tour starting October 10th, back home in Bristol, UK.

Last year saw a tumultuous upheaval for the group. Upon arriving home from an extensive 40 date tour through North America and Europe, which included debut performances in Russia, the group was immediately evacuated from their home and studio. It was located directly in the path of the most destructive forest fire in Colorado history. The band had only moments to grab their most important possessions, before they were escorted out by Police and National Guard.

Fans watched the fire’s progress as the band continued to their last concert, a festival near Philadelphia, they were unaware of what would happen, but fairly certain it wasn’t looking good. That evening, as the band took the stage, the fire destroyed their home and studio as they played, taking with it all of the bands past archives and masters. Those who knew the circumstances described the performance as “a real life tribute to the phrase: The Show Must Go On”.


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Venue Details

FRI 11 DEC 2015
The Beat
SWG3, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£19.00
Poetry Club, SWG3, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£10.00
Blanck Mass (Ben Power of F*ck Buttons)
+ special guests
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
SAT 12 DEC 2015
Treacherous Orchestra
Drygate, Glasgow7.30 p.m.£14.00
SUN 13 DEC 2015
Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£10.00
SAT 19 DEC 2015
John Bramwell (I am Kloot)
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors 7pm£15.00
SUN 20 DEC 2015
John Bramwell ( I Am Kloot )
The Hug & Pint7.30 p.m.£15.00
MON 21 DEC 2015
Vladimir, Bar Dogs, Vida
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£5.00
TUE 22 DEC 2015
Roddy Woomble's Christmas Hootenanny
+ Andrew Wasylyk
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pmSOLD OUT
WED 23 DEC 2015
Roddy Woomble's Christmas Hootenanny
+ Sorren Maclean
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pmSOLD OUT
THU 14 JAN 2016
Kiran Leonard & Friends
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£8.00
FRI 15 JAN 2016
Aaron Fyfe & Friends
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£7.00
SAT 16 JAN 2016
De Rosa & Friends
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£8.00
SUN 17 JAN 2016
The Mermaids & Genesee
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£6.50
MON 18 JAN 2016
Carbs, Ultras & JJJJonathan
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£7.00
TUE 19 JAN 2016
Andrew Wasylyk
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£7.50
THU 21 JAN 2016
Marry Waterson & Alistair Ogilvy
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£10.00
FRI 22 JAN 2016
Beach Slang
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30 p.m.£8.00
SAT 23 JAN 2016
The Drink
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£7.00
The Beat
Electric Circus, Edinburgh7PM £19.00
SUN 24 JAN 2016
Twelfth Day & MJ McCarthy
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£7.00
MON 25 JAN 2016
Three Blind Wolves
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7:30pm£8.00
Matthew E White
Electric Circus, EdinburghDoors 7pm£15.00
TUE 26 JAN 2016
Uncle Lucius, Tommy Reilly & Ryan Joseph Burns
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£9.00
WED 27 JAN 2016
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£7.50
THU 28 JAN 2016
Rick Redbeard & Friends
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£11.00
FRI 29 JAN 2016
Air Waves
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£6.50
SAT 30 JAN 2016
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.50
SUN 31 JAN 2016
A Mote of Dust & Friends
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£9.00
FRI 5 FEB 2016
Martha Ffion
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£7.00
SAT 13 FEB 2016
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00