First names confirmed for ‘Don’t Look Back’ 2006

A host of top acts play a classic album of theirs in full

The ‘Don’t Look Back’ season of gigs is to return to London for a second year.

The concept revolves around getting acts to play one of their seminal albums in its entirety – last year’s events included The Stooges doing ‘Funhouse’, Belle & Sebastian tackling ‘If You’re Feeling Sinister’ and The Lemonheads performing ‘It’s A Shame About Ray’.

The new season’s first acts have been announced, and they are:


Green on Red performing ‘Gas Food Lodging’

KOKO, July 18

Ennio Morricone performing his film soundtracks (Arena Concerto)

Hammersmith Apollo, July 19

Tortoise performing ‘Millions Now Living Will Never Die’

KOKO, July 25


Low performing ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’

KOKO, July

Tickets are onsale from Monday (March 6) at 9am. For ticket availability after then, go to NME.COM/Gigs.

More acts taking part in this year’s event are expected to be announced soon.