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Two of the UK's top cabaret artistes come to The Butterfly Club!

BY Dusty Limits | 27-May-2017
Dusty Limits and long-term collaborator Michael Roulston have been at the forefront London cabaret for over a decade. For the first time they are bringing their original songs to Melbourne for a limited season at The Butterfly Club. Songs of love and loneliness, life, and death, and drinking. Lots and lots of drinking. Wickedly funny, hearfelt, irreverent, sometimes provocative, GRIN is for anyone who likes their cabaret on the dark side; for the thinkers, the drinkers, the passionately political and the whimsically absurd.
Venue: The Butterfly Club
Address: 5 Carson Place, off Lt Collins St, Melbourne, 3000
Date: 21 to 25 June
Time: 7pm to 8pm
Ticket: $25-32
Buy / Ticket: https://thebutterflyclub.com/show/dusty-limits-grin
Web: https://thebutterflyclub.com/show/dusty-limits-grin
EMail: dustylimits@gmail.com
Dusty Limits: Grin (photo credit: James Millar)
Two of the UK's most acclaimed cabaret artists bring their songs to Melbourne for the first time!

GRIN is a cabaret concert of original songs by Dusty Limits (lyricist) and Michael Roulston (composer), written under the influence of Weill, Waits, Coward, Porter and even Schubert. These songs explore themes ranging from the joys of drinking and the moral poverty of wealth to the warm embrace of Death, all strung together like darkly-glittering jewels by Mr Limits' mordantly witty observations on life, love and the ghastly state of the world. Wickedly funny, hearfelt, irreverent, sometimes provocative, GRIN is for anyone who likes their cabaret on the dark side; for the thinkers, the drinkers, the passionately political and the whimsically absurd.

Described by Time Out London as 'The Trailblazer', Dusty Limits has been at the forefront of London cabaret for over a decade, and has performed everywhere from Joe's Pub in New York to backroom bars in Berlin. He has shared the stage with such cabaret luminaries as Meow Meow, Amanda Palmer, Tina C, Ali McGregor, and Geraldine Quinn, and is noted for his powerful, three-octave voice and brilliance as an interpreter of song. Michael Roulston is one of UK cabaret's most in-demand musicians, composers and musical directors. Grin is making its Australian premiere at the prestigious Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

Dusty Limits: Grin opens at The Butterfly Club Wednesday 21st June and runs until Sunday 25th June. Book now!

'One of the foremost practitioners of the art of cabaret… If only the show was twice as long… Do. Not. Miss. This.' - The Scotsman

'It is not possible to talk lucidly about the current London cabaret scene without mentioning either Dusty Limits or Michael Roulston.' - Paul Vale in musicaltheatrereview.com

'Dusty Limits is fantastic, like a dark, louche angel.' - Martyn Jacques, The Tiger Lillies

'As a mortician, I was especially amused by your satire and wit.' - Fan email from the USA