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Overground at MIJF 2010
Sunday May 2nd, 2010 at the Melbourne Town Hall
Melbourne International Jazz Festival and City of Melbourne present Overground, a history-making multi-stage concert featuring a spectacular line-up of some of the most celebrated creative jazz, rock and improvising artists in the world, including world premiere collaborations especially put together for this Festival exclusive event.
Overground celebrates the rich diversity of the underground music culture in Melbourne in a day long event set in the many lost spaces of Melbourne Town Hall. It will be an event where new sounds can be made and heard as the outer limits of jazz and improvisation are explored, incorporating rock, avant garde, grindcore, big band, expanded cinema, contemporary classical and much more.
Highlights include legendary European free-jazz improvisers Peter Brotzmann and Han Bennink; Brian Chase of famed band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with saxophonist Seth Misterka; Oren Ambarchi; Mick Turner; Kim Salmon; Anthony Pateras on the Melbourne Town Hall's Grand Organ; revered pianist Paul Grabowsky with avant luminary Sean Baxter; leading musicians Scott Tinkler, Erkki Veltheim, Simon Barker, Carl Dewhurst and Vanessa Tomlinson; Brisbane-based expanded cinema soundscape artist Joel Stern with stalwart filmmaker Dirk De Bruyn; new music trio Golden Fur; the Embers Big Band, neo-dada upstarts Bum Creek with Snawklor and much more!
What: Overground MIJF 2010
Where: Melbourne Town Hall
When: Sunday May 2nd, 2pm to 8pm