Brisbane Festival Announces Second Music Act For 2018: Destroyer!

Heapsaflash | 31-May-2018
TICKETS ON SALE NOW. Destroyer @ Brisbane Festival. Saturday September 25. The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent. Tickets: brisbanefestival.com.au.
Venue: The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent - Treasury Brisbane Arcadia
Address: South Bank Cultural Forecourt
Date: Sunday September 23
Time: 9:45PM
Ticket: $35-$42
Buy / Ticket: https://brisbanefestival.qtix.com.au/EventSeatBlockPrices.aspx
Web: https://www.brisbanefestival.com.au/whats-on/destroyer
Following the first announcement of Portland's Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Brisbane Festival continues to deliver on its promise of a world class 2018 music line up with its second artist announcement.

Hitting Brisbane Festival solo Canadian musician Dan Bejar (The New Pornographers, Swan Lake & Hello, Blue Roses) will be bringing his revered indie guitar project Destroyer to The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent Saturday September 23rd. Coming off the back of the release of his 12th studio album Ken', this is Destroyer's first time ever on Australian shores.

The Artist:

A celebrated Vancouver based anomaly of musicality and lyricism overturning genres such as glam MIDI, yacht rock, and even underground Spanish independent, Destroyer (Bejar) was proclaimed "Rock's Exiled King" by The Fader. His is a body of work that consistently flouts convention in favour of musical leaps of faith, statements of purpose cloaked in subterfuge, and the joyous refrain of an optimist's heart cloaked in cynicism.

Check it out: https://pitchfork.com/artists/1068-destroyer/
https://www.facebook.com/Destroyer/
Tune it up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puu3IvKnSb4
https://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/destroyer-in-10-songs/

The Venue:

Destroyer is the first act to be announced for The Courier-Mail Speigeltent "“ an intimate, peerless and fearless cocoon of wood, and velvet. A transportable spectacle of stagecraft that travels the world, Brisbane ONLY sees the Spiegeltent when Brisbane Festival brings it to the city each September.
You'll find The Courier-Mail Spiegletent at Treasury Brisbane Arcadia, Brisbane Festival's electrifying outdoor entertainment precinct.
A brilliantly eclectic and indefatigable playground of multiple performance venues, bars and delectable eats, the unmatched splendour that is Treasury Brisbane Arcadia takes over the South Bank Cultural Forecourt for the entirety of Brisbane Festival September 8- 29. Entry to Treasury Brisbane Arcadia is FREE.

The Festival:

Brisbane Festival aims to connect artists and audiences in ways that lift the spirit, disrupt the conventional and open our city to the world. 2018 will see the heaviest hitting Brisbane Festival music line up ever seen. Keep an eye on brisbanefestival.com.au and watch this space for the main announce Tuesday July 3rd. All Together Brisbane.

The Show:

Sponsored by QUT, Destroyer hits Brisbane Festival Saturday September 23 at The Courier-Mail Spiegeltent. Tickets on sale now from brisbanefestival.com.au.

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