Massive Attack will be joining forces with Tricky on their live shows.

The band said “joining us on stage for a few shows this summer – the first one being BST Hyde Park on July 1,”.

Tricky has a longtime association with fellow duo Massive Attack. First of all, they were members of the Wild Bunch Sound System. Furthermore, Tricky co-wrotes and featured on several tracks on Blue Lines album. Tricky is also featured on Massive Attack’s most recent EP “Ritual Spirit”.

Even tough this association, watching both artists live on the same stage is very rarely.

The band headline one of this summer’s Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park shows on July 1 ahead of their huge homecoming show at Bristol Downs on September 3.

Bristol show is full

Tickets for the Bristol show sold out in under an hour. As a result, The band are arranging a “fleet of buses” for their hometown fans’ journey to the London gig.

“We won’t be adding another date in Bristol this summer, but we don’t want people to pay touts over the odds,” the band said in a statement.

“The unbelievable demand from Bristol meant that we looked for a way to help everyone to see us this summer. It’ll be great to have some of our fellow Bristolians up in London with us.”

Warpaint, Patti Smith, TV on the Radio and Ghostpoet are on the line up. In addition, there are more to be announced.

Massive Attack play Bristol Downs on September 3. Primal Scream and Skepta confirmed as support for the all-dayer.

Source: NME

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