For the first time ever, legendary Australian trio Dirty Three – Warren Ellis, Mick Turner, and Jim White – will play their self-titled 1994 debut album live in all its glory.

Dirty Three 25th Anniversary of Dirty Three


Bennelong Point
2000 NSW

Sydney Opera House
Dirty Three band photo
Dirty Three band photo

Event Details

For the first time in their celebrated three decade career, legendary Australian trio Dirty Three will perform their self-titled 1994 debut album in its glorious entirety for a very special one-off show in the epic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.

Exploding onto the local scene in the early 1990s, violinist and bass guitarist Warren Ellis, guitarist Mick Turner, and drummer Jim White established a reputation for their fiercely original, shapeshifting arrangements that mixed cacophonous feedback, soaring melodies and unusual instrumentation, captured in their seminal Dirty Three record with tracks like the propulsive opener “Indian Love Song” and yearning, pastoral “Kim’s Dirt”.

Dirty Three are notorious for their combustible live shows, driven by White’s spectacular drumming, Turner’s droning, perfectly modulated guitar, and Ellis’s virtuoso violin freak-outs, often accompanied by the latter’s surreal stage banter and strange tales.

General Public tickets on sale Friday 22 March 2019.

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