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Nine Beats Collective UK mini tour

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Following on from a packed weekend at the Greenbelt arts festival which consisted of 7 sessions focussing on the Beatitudes, a jaw dropping full band live showcase Saturday evening gig, several Collective members taking part in seminars and discussion groups, appearing on BBC Radio 4’s Sunday morning worship programme and a solo Rev Vince Anderson gig where he lived up to his description of ‘a force of nature’ – some of the Nine Beats Collective are embarking on a mini UK tour.

“Greenbelt surpassed all of our expectations” shares Plankton’s Keith Dixon, “the response and interest from people to everything we did was just phenomenal! Our goal was to raise awareness and the profile of everything that Nine Beats Collective is about, not just the album (which is obviously Plankton’s main involvement) but also the newly published book and the upcoming ‘nine fold path’ resources and the potential impact on how we live our lives and interact with our communities, and I think we totally achieved that”

Following on from Greenbelt, HEATHERLYN and MARK SCANDRETTE are staying on in the UK to do a mini tour. Dates are (so far) confirmed at London, Brighton, Gwithian (Cornwall), Luton, Hitching, Thrapston and Birmingham – with another possible date in Manchester to be confirmed. REV VINCE ANDERSON is also doing a solo gig in Brighton before returning to the USA.

Check our events page for full details.

Official Nine Beats Collective website (CLICK HERE)

For more info on the Nine Beats NINEFOLD PATH (CLICK HERE)

Heatherlyn official website (CLICK HERE)

You can also follow Nine Beats Collective, Heatherlyn and Mark Scandrette on Facebook, Twitter , Instagram and YouTube

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Plankton artists play August festivals

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As we hit sunny (yeah right!) August three Plankton artists are preparing for appearances at UK music/arts festivals. First festival of the month is the annual KINGSSTOCK Festival were both MATT JR HURLEY and ECHO perform on Saturday August 12th.

“It’s great news for both artists” reports Plankton’s Keith Dixon, “Matt has been wanting to play there for a couple of years now and he was one of the last artists book this year – so he’s very pleased. Then for ECHO this is the very first gig they will be playing with stock of (very) ‘hot off the press’ copies of their brand new CD “Soul Proprietor” available. The other great news for Echo is that they were invited back at the insistence of some of the festival organisers – always a good sign!”

Then on August bank holiday weekend MATT JR HURLEY plays RIVERCAMP FESTIVAL in Evesham. His hour long performance is the closing set of the event on August 27th at 10.00pm.

That same August bank holiday weekend, a number of the NINE BEATS COLLECTIVE artists come together from Britain, the USA and Denmark for a whole weekend of performances across the GREENBELT FESTIVAL at Boughton Castle.

Nine Beats spokesman STEVE BASSETT reports “We’ve got HEATHERLYN, REV VICE ANDERSON, ERIC LEROY WILSON, MARK SCANDRETTE and ROZELLA HAYDEE WHITE coming over from the USA and MIKAEL R ANDREASEN from Denmark. UK musician, singer, writer (and Nine Beats Collective member) MARTIN TROTTMAN has pulled together a great band and will be our MD for the weekend. We are all doing at least two performances/seminars/activities each day and our big showcase event on the Saturday evening. It’s going to be great. We’ll have loads of Nine Beats merchandise and resources with us along with the CD and the gorgeous double heavyweight vinyl edition of the album.Our aim is to get every festival goer leaving the site living their lives nine beats to the bar!”

For more details on the above check our events page on this website or go to the website of each festival:

KINGSSTOCK website (CLICK HERE) – for Facebook page (CLICK HERE) & Twitter (CLICK HERE)

RIVERCAMP website (CLICK HERE) – for Facebook page (CLICK HERE) & Twitter (CLICK HERE)

GREENBELT website (CLICK HERE) – for Facebook page (CLICK HERE) & Twitter (CLICK HERE)