Bad Seeds co-founder Mick Harvey announces rare Melbourne live show

Bad Seeds co-founder Mick Harvey announces rare Melbourne live show

Words by Tom Parker

Coming to Memo Music Hall.

As live gigs continue to fire up in Melbourne, Memo Music Hall have just announced the legendary Mick Harvey will take to the space in January for a special live show.

Joined by special guests The Letter String Quartet, the show will see the PJ Harvey collaborator and founding member of The Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, perform a set drawing from his extensive catalogue – one that features more than ten solo albums.

On top of his solo works and contributions to the seminal aforementioned bands, Harvey has also produced a number of acclaimed albums by other artists, including The Go-Betweens’ Robert Forster, Rowland S. Howard, Anita Lane, Congo Norvell and most notably, PJ Harvey’s Dance Hall at Louse Point (1996), Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (2000) and Let England Shake (2011).

With one show announced so far alongside his band of JP Shilo (Hungry Ghosts, Rowland S. Howard, Blackeyed Susans), Hugo Cran (Devastations, Amaya Laucirica) and Glenn Lewis (Cambodian Space Project), this will be a rare chance to catch the music luminary in action.

The show goes down on Saturday January 16. Grab tix here.

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