American indie poet Conor Oberst is coming to Australia for a special one-night-only performance to kick off the New Year.
The 21st Century bard will make his Sydney Opera House debut in an intimate and exclusive Aussie recital on Monday, 27th February 2017, which will see him perform his seventh solo record, Ruminations, in full.
Switching between piano, guitar and harmonica, the creative spirit behind Bright Eyes will also fire off a selection of his finest cuts from across his shape-shifting career on the Concert Hall stage, zig-zagging between folk, alt-country, rock and even electronica.
“After 23 years of public performance, Conor Oberst’s fierce, raw, risk-taking intensity finally comes to the Opera House,” says Ben Marshall, Head of Contemporary Music at the Sydney Opera House.
“Conor is an artist of substance and integrity who is clearly compelled to make his art; his impact on independent folk and rock music is immense.
“The intelligence and honesty he brings to bear in his emotional, personal, sometimes desperate songs have gained him a legion of dedicated admirers and secured him a place as one of the significant songwriters of his generation.
“It’s a genuine privilege to welcome this intimate, overdue, Australian-exclusive evening with Conor Oberst to the Sydney Opera House.”
Tickets to the exclusive show go on sale from 9am this Friday, 9th December. Catch all the details below.
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Conor Oberst One-Off Australian Show 2017
Tickets on sale 9am Friday, 9th December
Monday, 27th February 2017
Sydney Opera House, Sydney