Psychedelic troubadour Robyn Hitchcock teams up with legendary producer Joe Boyd. This will be a very special evening of songs and stories, melding musical performances with Boyd’s own reminiscences of his collaborations with such iconic artists as Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, and Jimi Hendrix.
“Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd – Live & Direct From 1967” will feature readings from Boyd’s acclaimed 2006 memoir, “White Bicycles – Making Music In The 1960s,” with Hitchcock adding extraordinary color via performances of classic songs from throughout the producer’s career. From stage-managing Bob Dylan’s infamous 1965 performance at the Newport Folk Festival, to co-founding The UFO Club (the epicenter of London’s groundbreaking psychedelic scene and launch pad for such bands as Pink Floyd, Tomorrow, and The Move), to his early stewardship of an array of hugely influential folk heroes – including Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, and the Incredible String Band – Boyd has been intimately involved in some of rock’s milestone moments. Simply put, Boyd’s work in the 1960s has become part of pop’s collective consciousness, inspiring generation after generation of psychedelically inclined musicians and songwriters.
“As the momentum years of 1965 to 1970 have now crystallized into the golden age of pop/rock, Joe and I have been drawn together by our perspective on how it shaped our lives: his as a young man, mine in teenage limbo,” Hitchcock explains. “Joe had a hand in creating a world that revolutionized mine. If he is Dr Frankenstein, then I’m his monster. Or one of them…”
Gen. admission Standing $38 + booking fee presale or $43 on the door (if available)
(purchase online or thru Moshtix 1300 438 849)
Dinner & Show tickets: $86.80
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and a 2 course meal (entree & main, 4 choices for each).Dinner & Show tickets are only available by phone.
Call the Basement Box Office to book on (612) 9251 2797 (Mon – Fri 10 am – 5:30 pm)
ALL PATRONS MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 18
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(Applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
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A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. [All quoted prices include tax].
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