POP CRIMES: THE SONGS OF ROWLAND S. HOWARD - RELOCATED

Sunday 21 Feb 2021 8:00pm - 12:00am

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Sunday 21 Feb 2021 8:00pm - 12:00am

This event has been rescheduled to Sun 21 Feb 2021, and relocated to the Factory TheatreAll patrons will be contacted directly by Oztix with further information.

Refund requests are to be submitted prior to Sat 24 Oct 2020.
 
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Rowland S. Howard was one of the most distinctive and influential musicians Australia has ever produced. 
 
With his Fender Jaguar guitar he created a sonic language of often sharp, brutal intensity while winning hearts with soul baring lyrics laced with love, heartbreak and longing.
At 16 Rowland became a key figure in Melbourne’s post punk scene, penning the hit Shivers, a tongue in cheek anthem of teenage angst.  Starting in 1977 he was vital to The Young Charlatans, The Birthday Party, Crime & the City Solution, his own These Immortal Souls and finally of course his 2 unforgettable and powerful solo LPs. 
 
By his death in 2009, Rowland’s career was truly international and had spanned 34 years, spawning countless notable collaborations, and  leaving a blazing legacy that continues to inspire artists and musicians today.
 
Pop Crimes (the show) was first performed 3 years after Rowland’s death, then again for the All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in 2013 and for his 5 year anniversary at Melbourne Festival in 2014.
It was then again reprised in 2019/20 in Melbourne, Paris, Rennes and London to celebrate what would have been Rowland’s 60th birthday, 10 years since his final album “Pop Crimes”,  20 years since his masterpiece “Teenage Snuff Film”, and 40 years since his musical debut. 
 
Original members of his bands and key collaborators from Rowland’s illustrious career are coming together yet again in an electrifying celebration of this Australian music icon.
 
FEATURING Mick Harvey, Harry Howard, JP Shilo, Genevieve McGuckin, Craig Williamson, Conrad Standish and TJ Howden -  plus special guest singers to be announced!
 
SHIVERS (w/ Adalita): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI1Xtjt2Z0o 
SLEEP ALONE: (w/ Hugo Race): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORqcpePdR9c&list=RDORqcpePdR9c&t=59