Hugo Race & Michelangelo Russo present ‘John Lee Hooker’s World Today’

Friday 11 August

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w/ Chris Wilson & Shannon Bourne

Hugo Race (founding member of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and The Wreckery) and Michelangelo Russo are no strangers to either Hooker or the blues. They are about to embark on a national tour from July 2017, with the reimagining of Hooker, paying homage to one of the greats of rock and roll prehistory. Recorded in a single, continuous day and night live session at the Berlin studio of Einsturzende Neubauten by engineer Boris Wilsdorf, this is an epic album of sonic sorcery suspended in time and place.

The selection of tracks tells a story in itself; from the runaway twelve-year old boy of the desolate classics ‘Hobo Blues’ and ‘Country Boy’ to the worldly-wise elder Hooker of ‘The World Today’ (originally from Hooker ‘n Heat) and The Motor City’s Burning (a cover of Hooker’s cover of the MC5 classic), the album traces the arc of a life from pre-modernity to the Now on the 100th anniversary of Hooker’s birth.
The Release date May 19th, 2017 through Glitterhouse Records and Gusstaff Records in Europe, and Rough Velvet Records/MGM in Australia.

 

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    Premium Seating $33 +bf Premium seating guarantees patrons the ‘BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE’ which are positioned directly in front of the stage
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    Allocated Seating $28 +bf
  • Standing Room $18 + bf
  • At the Door $20
Doors Open:
6pm(Dining/Seats)
8pm(Standing Area)
Showtime(s):
Hugo Race & Michelangelo Russo present ‘John Lee Hooker’s World Today’: 10.00pm
Chris Wilson & Shannon Bourne : 8.40pm
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