John Carpenter Brings Halloween to Life in the UK

This year is set to be the biggest Halloween the UK and Ireland have ever seen, all thanks to Mr Halloween himself – John Carpenter.

For the first time ever, the legendary Film director, screenwriter, producer and (of course) composer is bringing his unmistakeable music over to the our side of the Atlantic.

This is a must see event for any Carpenter fan as John is joined by his son Cody Carpenter on synthesizer and his godson Daniel Davies on guitar (among others) to bring us live performances of his most memorable scores. They’ll also be performing a bunch of new tracks, including a taste of his most recent studio album ‘Lost Themes II’ (released via Sacred Bones Records).

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And if witnessing this spectacle wasn’t enough, the event organisers are also offering a selection of VIP packages which include exclusive merchandise and even the chance to meet the man himself.

The obvious choice would be to see the show on Halloween, at the Troxy in London. But if you’ve missed out on those tickets, there’s still availability some of the other venues.

List UK & Irish shows

Oct 20 Brighton – The Dome
Oct 22 Edinburgh – Usher Hall
Oct 23 Bristol – Simple Things Festival
Oct 25 Dublin – Vicar Street
Oct 28 Liverpool – Olympia (Liverpool Music Week)
Oct 29 Manchester – Victoria Warehouse **venue upgrade, all tickets from Albert Hall shows will be honoured***
Oct 31 London – Troxy (SOLD OUT)
Nov 1 London – Troxy **2nd show added**

For tickets and further information visit the official site here:

We’ll be going to see the Brighton show tomorrow night and will report back once we’re over the excitement.


Tom Atkinson

Tom is one of the editors at Love Horror. He has been watching horror for a worryingly long time, starting on the Universal Monsters and progressing through the Carpenter classics. He has a soft-spot for eighties horror.More

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