Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
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Sage Gateshead are delighted to welcome Nick Cave and Warren Ellis in their first ever tour as a duo, following the release of their acclaimed album CARNAGE.
While they have composed and recorded soundtracks together, and Ellis is a long-term member of The Bad Seeds, CARNAGE is the first entire album of songs the pair have released.
Cave and Ellis’ creative chemistry is rooted in their long history of music making, both as collaborators and as individual artists. They first crossed paths in 1993, when Ellis played violin on several songs for the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album, Let Love In, before going on to join the band as a full-time member. The two have also recorded in Grinderman, formed in 2006, and have worked together on numerous film and TV scores.
Cave and Ellis will be joined on stage by musician Johnny Hostile and backing singers Wendi Rose, T Jae Cole and Janet Ramus.
“Carnage will be our greatest lockdown album” The Telegraph ★★★★★
“Master craftsmen at the peak of their powers” NME ★★★★★
“This is simply a gift” Evening Standard ★★★★★
“The firebrand returns” The Observer ★★★★★
“A triumph of impossibly rich songwriting” The Guardian ★★★★★
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday 23 July 2021.
Purchases are limited to 4 tickets per person.
Authorised ticket agents for this event are: Sage Gateshead and Twickets (resale). You risk not getting in if you buy from anywhere else.
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