7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
375 Hunter St
Newcastle NSW 2300
+ Transaction fee
Voyage: A New Kind of Storytelling
Voyage is an exciting new live music, theatre and literary event that pushes the boundaries of storytelling.
Voyage features a new play by Fiona Leonard of Germany’s Blue Goat Theatre. The Hum is a raw and honest look at the world of rock music told by three musicians who have been at the heart of the Australian music scene since the 90s, including rock legends Tumbleweed.
Drawing on hours of conversation and archival material, The Hum explores the twisted road that musicians walk and the hold that music has on them, even in the midst of a chaotic world. Starring Tumbleweed frontman Richie Lewis and bassist Matt Houston, with drummer Darren Ireland, The Hum features three brand new songs that will be performed live.
Emotional and witty, Kay Proudlove is a Wollongong-raised indie-folk singer-songwriter with a remarkably agile, engaging, honest, soul-bearing voice and a dry-ice sense of humour. With a live performance style that is much like being invited into her lounge room, her songs are truly stories set to melody, by turns relatable, humorous and heartbreaking. Kay will present songs from her Dear Diary stage show, with lyrics and storytelling based on diaries from her teenage years.
The Majishans embrace unreliable narration in their Nashville show. Vocalist Helen Hopcroft tells the story of an almost famous Australian band whose dodgy manager scores them a breakthrough gig in Nashville, Tennessee. All they have to do is get on a private plane – taking off from a deserted airstrip at night – and all their dreams will come true. Nashville is an amazing performance that fuses audacious storytelling with original songs.
As part of Voyage, iconic firedancer Wolf Ifritah will also present a new narrative-based work.
Please note: there will be an intermission.
This event is proudly supported by the City of Newcastle.
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