From a Saint, a Laughing Clown and an Aint, to leading an orchestra; witness the Australian rock legend Ed Kuepper like you’ve never seen him before; hear him as you’ve never heard him before at the Tanks Arts Centre on Friday the 28th of July.
In a world-first, Ed Kuepper will join Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) to perform brand new orchestrations of his latest release and some old favourites which have been recomposed for this one-off show.
“When I was a kid I always processed recordings as a kind of singular whole, so when I started to play the guitar I wanted my playing to be the entire orchestra/band rather than just the guy strumming in the corner,” Kuepper says.
“A good example would be the way I played Nights in Venice on the first Saints LP … or the acoustic with hyper harmonic overtones on Today Wonder. Lost Cities continues that approach but also moves into the tonal opposite of what I did when I started.”
Following his lauded solo sojourn and the release of Lost Cities , a stripped back Kuepper with just his guitar will share the Tanks stage with QSO illuminating his masterful song writing and distinctive gruff voice.
Last year’s collaboration with QSO and internationally-acclaimed beat boxer Tom Thum held at the Tanks Arts Centre was a sold-out success; this year’s offering featuring Ed will be a rare opportunity to see two Queensland music icons combine – a must for QSO and music lovers alike.
Anyone who attended Ed Kuepper’s last show at the Tanks will attest to the fact it will be a very special night indeed, throw the QSO into the mix and it is bound to be an unforgettable night. Tickets are selling fast so get in quick!
Tickets available through Ticketlink
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