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Mama Kin Spender (WA) – Spring is Golden Tour + Special Guest Jacob Diamond

Source: Fusion Boutique
Archived 24 Nov 2018 - Posted: 27 Sep 2018
Mama Kin Spender is a lightning bolt moment between two long time friends, co-writers and mischief-makers: ARIA-nominated Mama Kin and producer Tommy Spender. It’s a stripped back duo of brooding guitars, primal drums and howling harmonies.

Mama Kin Spender’s songs rattle, roll and tremble, from block party to heart rending ballad. With a sound that is as raw as it is joyful, Mama Kin Spender will challenge you to raise your voice in defiance of the status quo.

Mama Kin Spender have been flat chat since the release of their album ‘Golden Magnetic’ in February 2018, cramming in a national album launch run amidst shows at Perth Festival, WOMADelaide, Summersalt, Nannup Festival, Fairbridge Festival, SOTA, and Woodford Planting Festival. Fresh off the back of their USA, Canadian and Irish tours, Mama Kin Spender will be rounding off 2018 with some Australian festivals and show dates.

“Understated, slick and soulful” – Double J

“Mama Kin and Spender bring fresh ideas to an old school sound” – The West Australian

“A rich, textural, at times raucous and at times gentle but stirring collection of stories and fables.” – The Music.com.au

Visit Mama Kin Spender's website

Visit Mama Kin Spender's facebook page

+ Special Guest Jacob Diamond

Alt-folk oddity Jacob Diamond sings bold songs about love and death. After years in Perth’s songwriting underground, Diamond has recently emerged as one of the foremost singer-songwriters in the west, furnished with huge melodies and incisive lyrics. He pens intricate, genre-bent bangers taking all the best bits from a box of 60’s compilation CDs, memories of a crowded Catholic childhood, Les Miserables and one reckless detour into jazz-study. Well short of being as confused as it sounds, his work has earned him first prize in The Big Splash band competition, WAM awards for best folk act (2015) and best male vocalist (2016), the acclaimed release of EPs Chum (2015) and Um (2017) and national tours and supports.

‘…A phenomenal voice, with excellent control and impressive range… the performance definitely promised the young talent to be an artist worth paying attention to.’- Larry Heath, AU REVIEW

Visit Jacob Diamond's facebook page
 

The Metropole is an all ages venue however minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must remain supervised and do require a standard ticket for entry. Please also keep in mind that the performance space is a listening room.

General Admission. Theatre Style Seating, cocktail lounge and standing / dancing room.


Mama Kin Spender (WA) – Spring is Golden Tour + Special Guest Jacob Diamond

Date:
Friday 19 October 2018

Time:
Doors Open upstairs 5pm.

Venue:
Metropole Guesthouse, Upstairs “Metro Social”, Cnr of Lurline and Gang Gang Streets, Katoomba

Tickets:

  • $25 pre-sale available from The Metropole Guesthouse (during reception hours) (Cash only)
  • $27.50 Phone (02) 4782 5544 and Online
  • $30 on the Door from 5pm (Unless Sold Out prior)

This is an intimate capacity venue and tickets are strictly limited!

 
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