As part of Ausmusic month, triple j have announced a run of Nick Cave tribute concerts. The concert series Straight To You will see a number of local Australian artists cover a number of Nick Cave songs from Birthday Party, Boys Next Door, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman.
The Musicans taking part in the show will be Abbe May, Adalita, Alex Burnett (Sparkadia), Ben Corbett (SixFtHick), Bertie Blackman, Dan Sultan, Jake Stone (Bluejuice), Johnny Mackay (Children Collide), Kram (Spiderbait), Lanie Lane, Lisa Mitchell, Muscles, Tim Rogers (You Am I) and Urthboy (The Herd).
Nick Cave ‘Straight To You’ 2011 Tribute Shows
Wednesday 9th November – Performing Arts Centre, Geelong
Thursday 10th November – Her Majestys, Ballarat
Friday 11th November – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Saturday 12th November – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Wednesday 16th November – Royal Theatre, Canberra
Thursday 17th November – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Saturday 19th November – Panthers, Newcastle
Sunday 20th November – The Tivoli, Brisbane
*Tickets on sale Friday 2nd September at 9am