The eccentric star will headline three nights at the Lyric Hammersmith and one at the Liverpool Academy...

Julian Cope is returning to the live arena with his first electric shows since 1996 as part of a multimedia rock’n’roll extravaganza.

The Rome Wasn’t Burned In A Day shows at the Lyric Hammersmith theatre in London and the Liverpool Academy will see Julian Cope play a full electric set, preceded by various supporting acts and rare rock films.

Among the supporting acts are Vibracathedral Orchestra, Sunburned Hand Of The Man and Sunn, while the films to be shown include 1971’s ‘Van Der Graaf Generator’ and ‘Amon Duul 2’.


The dates are as follows:

Liverpool Academy (October 27)

Lyric Hammersmith (30-November 1)

For tickets to the London shows call 08700 500 511 or visit www.liverpoolacademy.co.uk. Alternatively, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.