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  • 04/10/2014

Nightmares On Wax to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Compilation Box Set and Extensive Tour

Veteran DJ/producer George Evelyn celebrates his 25th anniversary of releasing music as Nightmares on Wax this year, a birthday he also shares with longtime label home Warp, and has announced some big plans to mark the occasion. In addition to issuing a career-spanning compilation, Evelyn will also embark on a North American and European tour lasting from late spring to early fall.

The N.O.W. is the Time collection will follow just under a year from Nightmares on Wax's seventh album for Warp, 2013's Feelin' Good, when it drops on June 16. The release will be packaged as two CDs of highlights from his discography, and also as a vinyl box set featuring the compilation, two LPs worth of exclusives and rarities, and a 12"x12" book of "unseen photographs, memorabilia, and extensive interviews with key figures in the development of Nightmares On Wax—including Warp co-founder Steve Beckett, original Nightmares member Kev Harper, Robin Taylor-Firth, and George [Evelyn] himself—conducted by Bill Brewster (author of Last Night A DJ Changed My Life)." Though neither the CD nor the vinyl tracklists are currently available, the artwork for N.O.W. is the Time can be found below, where the extensive list of dates for Nightmares on Wax's five month tour are also included. More details on the compilation are available here.

MAY
2nd - The Night Kitchen, Sheffield, UK (DJ)
8-10th - XJazz Festival Berlin, Germany
11th - Amante Beach club opening, Ibiza (DJ)
16th - Salerno, Italy (DJ)
23-25th - Baltic Soul Weekender, Germany (DJ)
31st - UNARTE, Bucharest, Romania (DJ)

JUNE
7th - Plisskens Festival, Greece
18th - Neumos, Seattle, WA
20th - What The Festival?, Dufur, OR
21st - Regency, San Francisco, CA
22nd - Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
23rd - House Of Blues, San Diego, CA
24th - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
26th - Belly Up, Aspen, CO
27th - Fox, Boulder, CO
28th - Gothic, Denver, CO

JULY
1st - Majestic, Madison, WI
3rd - Concorde Music Hall, Chicago, IL
4th - The Parish, Austin, TX
5th - Magic Stick, Detroit, MI
6th - Grog Shop, Clevelend, OH
10th - Paradise, Boston, MA
9th - Irving Plaza, New York, NY
11th - Hudson Project, Saugerties, NY
12th - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
16th - Asheville Music Hall, Asheville, NC
18th - Forecastle Festival, Louisville, KY
19th - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
20th - Terminal West, Atlanta, GA
21st - Grand Central, Miami, FL
26th - Voix Du Gaou Festival, France (DJ)
27th - Think! Festival, Germany (DJ)
31st - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza

AUGUST
7th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
9th - Beacons Festival, UK
14th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
21st - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
28th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
29th - Fabric, London, UK

SEPTEMBER
4th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
5th - Club 134, Dusseldorf, Germany (DJ)
6th - Arm aber OK, Kassel, Germany (DJ)
11th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
18th - Wax Da Jam Party, Ibiza
19th - Cumberlandsche Galerie, Hannover, Germany (DJ)
20th - Reworks Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece (DJ)
27th - Double Denim Disco, Rolling Stock, London (DJ)

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