7pm doors, 8pm show
In between performing with Björk, The Cinematic Orchestra and Anoushka Shankar, the prodigious Hang player and percussionist Manu Delago will be touring Australia in 2017 ‘Handmade Tour’ with his 3 piece multi instrumentalist band. From overachieving teenaged rock bands, through extensive classical training; from his exploits at the cutting edge of art pop as the lynchpin of Björk’s band, to a London Symphony Orchestra
commission which saw him playfully subverting their expectations; this endlessly curious artist has been honing his own style rich in melody, wit and invention. Be prepared to be stunned by this amazing live blend of pop, world and electronic music by one of the world’s most original and influential artists. A non-stop affair of creativity, surprise, beauty, harmony, wit, art, invention, energy and entertainment.
“Amazing percussionist and hang player” – Björk
“Virtuoso” – The Times
“A masterful and sensitive musician” – The Telegraph
“Ridiculously deft electro-acoustic percussionist” – Toronto Star
Abby Dobson has had a wonderful career as a singer and songwriter. She was a founding member of the hugely successfully band, Leonardo’s Bride, who garnered many accolades; their chart-topping song, ‘Even When I’m Sleeping’, winning APRA ‘Song of the Year’ and later voted as one of the ‘Top 20 Australian Songs of All Time’.