US Legend & Cult Icon Eugene Chadbourne brings his Banjo Stylings to Ballarat for one Psychedelic Night of song with art rock acts Andy Burns + Esse & The Brave New Sounds.
Andy brings a touch of Brian Eno, Adam Ant, and Bryan Ferry, atmospheric & very much alive dream pop excitement.
Esse & The Brave New Sounds rock hard with infectious catchy songs bringing Bungle-Fame drummer Danny Heifetz out to play masterfully on their sophisticated, soulful compositions.
Lauded by Rolling Stone’s Jeff Apter & picked up by Multi-Platinum Producer Scott Horscroft (Birds of Tokyo/Tame Impala/Empire of the Sun/Silverchair/Delta/Kasey Chambers). They are about to rocket to bigger stages so this may be the only time to catch them at the pub stage.
Eugene has an impressive legacy of work and collaborations behind him, having toured extensively with talent like Jimmy Carl Black from Frank Zappa’s Mother’s of Invention, helping to launch John Zorn’s career by working with him continually during those early years when they were playing the Knitting Factory NYC and scouring the city that never sleeps for places to perform.
Singing with Jello Biafra on Mojo Nixon albums, Violent Femmes & They Might Be Giants. Eugene is revered by No Wave artists like Lydia Lunch & Henry Rollins, having been integral in the early days of Avant Garde and the Knitting Factory NYC.
Eugene is a boundary spanning artist with toes in Folk, Punk, Spiritual Jazz, Avant & Improv, the creator of Shockabilly and unbelievably prolific, His first tour on our shores in 13 years, don’t miss this important cult treasure and the luminous being that is the one and only Doc Chad.
Supports: Andy Burns (WA) // Esse & The Brave New Sounds Entry: $25+BF Oztix // $30 Door // $20 Concession