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28–29 November

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Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have announced the full run of Australian Carnage tour dates with shows in Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Canberra, Tamworth and a Melbourne city show in St Kilda, to follow the already announced sold out special performances at the iconic Hanging Rock in the Macedon Ranges. While Ellis is a long-term member of The Bad Seeds, and he and Cave have composed and recorded scores and worked on many other projects together, this is the first time they have paired up to tour Australia. With The Bad Seeds playing their first ever live show in St Kilda in 1983, the December 2 Palais show is a fitting recognition of the bands’ history. Live reviews from the UK, Europe and most recently the US legs of the tour have celebrated the magic of Cave and Ellis performing together: ‘Utterly mesmerising… The raw power of the material and visceral intensity of the performance was – at times – breathtaking’ – The Telegraph **** (UK) ‘A show like no other from a true once-in-a-generation songwriting partnership’ – NME ***** (UK) ‘His concert with fellow Bad Seed Warren Ellis at the Shrine Auditorium provided a sanctuary — a warm place to bask in a mesmerizing performance.’ – LA Weekly (Los Angeles, CA) ‘The combination of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis in concert provide a transcendent look into the mechanics of redemption…. There is undeniable magic when they perform together.’ – The Hollywood Times (Los Angeles, CA) The Australian Carnage tour follows the release of Cave and Ellis’ widely acclaimed CARNAGE album. Cave and Ellis’ creative chemistry is rooted in their long history of music making, both as collaborators and as individual artists. They first crossed paths in 1993, when Ellis played violin on several songs for the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album, 'Let Love In', before going on to join the band as a full-time member. The two have also recorded as Grinderman, formed in 2006, and have composed and recorded numerous, film, TV, and theatre soundtracks together.   Want to be the first to hear about Canberra Theatre Centre’s exciting announcements, pre-sales and special offers? Sign up to our exclusive weekly ticket alert!
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Synopsis

28–29 November

TICKETS ON SALE NOW. GET IN QUICK.

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have announced the full run of Australian Carnage tour dates with shows in Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Canberra, Tamworth and a Melbourne city show in St Kilda, to follow the already announced sold out special performances at the iconic Hanging Rock in the Macedon Ranges.

While Ellis is a long-term member of The Bad Seeds, and he and Cave have composed and recorded scores and worked on many other projects together, this is the first time they have paired up to tour Australia. With The Bad Seeds playing their first ever live show in St Kilda in 1983, the December 2 Palais show is a fitting recognition of the bands’ history.

Live reviews from the UK, Europe and most recently the US legs of the tour have celebrated the magic of Cave and Ellis performing together:

‘Utterly mesmerising… The raw power of the material and visceral intensity of the performance was – at times – breathtaking’ – The Telegraph **** (UK)

‘A show like no other from a true once-in-a-generation songwriting partnership’ – NME ***** (UK)

‘His concert with fellow Bad Seed Warren Ellis at the Shrine Auditorium provided a sanctuary — a warm place to bask in a mesmerizing performance.’ – LA Weekly (Los Angeles, CA)

‘The combination of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis in concert provide a transcendent look into the mechanics of redemption…. There is undeniable magic when they perform together.’ – The Hollywood Times (Los Angeles, CA)

The Australian Carnage tour follows the release of Cave and Ellis’ widely acclaimed CARNAGE album.

Cave and Ellis’ creative chemistry is rooted in their long history of music making, both as collaborators and as individual artists. They first crossed paths in 1993, when Ellis played violin on several songs for the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album, ‘Let Love In’, before going on to join the band as a full-time member. The two have also recorded as Grinderman, formed in 2006, and have composed and recorded numerous, film, TV, and theatre soundtracks together.

 

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Dates & Times

Monday 28 November, 8.45pm

Tuesday 29 November, 8.45pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Supersonic

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval. Please note there is a lockout. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language, and may contain strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

PHOTO POLICY:
Personal phones / smart phones are allowed, however no professional cameras, laptops, iPads or similar are to be used for documenting the performance.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is not suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
SEATING PLAN
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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

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