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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are the latest to be announced for All Points East’s week of music in East London’s Victoria Park. Their stand-alone APE Presents show will follow the three day festival, and the previously announced The National headline date.
The band will be joined by Patti Smith, St Vincent and Courtney Barnett, with more still to be announced. All will descend on the London venue on Sunday 3 June 2018.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds recently sold-out their UK headline shows, garnering some of the best reviews of their career to date. They released their stunning Skeleton Tree album last year, as well as a career spanning collection of songs Lovely Creatures.
Together they’ve released sixteen studio albums, starting with From Her To Eternity in 1984, and including 2013’s Push The Sky Away.
The current Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds line-up welcomes a plethora of musicians, including multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis and drummer Thomas Wydler.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will be joined by artists Patti Smith, St Vincent and Courtney Barnett for the stand alone live show.
Singer, poet, author and visual artist Smith, emerging from the New York punk scene, is renowned for her breathtaking live performances. St Vincent, who recently released the acclaimed Masseduction, promises a characteristically vibrant performance. Australian songwriter Courtney Barnett recently released a collaborative album with Kurt Vile, Lotta Sea Lice.
All Points East is a new ten-day event which encompasses a three-day music festival headlined by LCD Soundsystem, The xx and Bjork, follwed by a 4 day community-focussed midweek programme. The ten days culminate in three huge APE Presents… shows, including stand-alone gigs by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, and by The National.
The Friday night is yet to be announced.
Tickets for APE Presents… Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds go on sale at 9:00 on Friday 1 December 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.