Off-topic for us, but Crass is one of the most significant bands that convinced us that attempting to do things for yourself wasn’t just possible, but essential, to living a healthy existence – and now it seems a Steve Ignorant led version of the band are about to rip it up on a final tour, The Last Supper.
From the PR: “In 2007, Steve Ignorant gathered some friends together and put on two shows at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London. Called The Feeding Of 5000, the show was a celebration of the Crass album of the same name, which was performed in its entirety.
“It most certainly was not a Crass reunion, and never sought to be.
The Last Supper tour will “answer the calls that have come from around the globe in response to the Shepherd’s Bush gigs,” Ignorant explains. He’s going to focus on the period of the band’s work in which he feels Crass were at their strongest, most productive and most hopeful.
He’ll perform with Crass songs plus a few other favourites with a full band and promises some “rather special visuals”.
Having started in London in 2007, this new EXPANDED show will now visit other parts of the UK, Europe, Japan and the USA before a finale in London in 2011.
Known dates so far:
SEP 24 Bristol Academy
SEP 25 Birmingham Academy
OCT 1 Manchester Academy
OCT 2 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Tickets available now from www.gigbox.co.uk and the usual suspects.