Adelaide Festival 1 - 17 March 2013

Van Dyke Parks and Special Guests

Featuring Adelaide Art Orchestra
Exclusive to Adelaide

Unites States / Australia

“...his music can be the epitome of populist, in the strong folk tradition, braiding together calypso, bluegrass, vaudeville, ragtime and more... magical.”

Pitchfork

Decades before the term Americana was even invented, Van Dyke Parks’ all-embracing musical vision expanded far beyond folk and country. This inexhaustible talent may be best known for working on The Beach Boys’ legendary ‘60s masterpiece Smile; his arrangements have also helped shape albums by artists as diverse as Joanna Newsom, Scissor Sisters and Silverchair. Performing a career-retrospective of songs from albums such as Song Cycle, Discover America and Clang of the Yankee Reaper and accompanied by the Adelaide Art Orchestra, Parks’ set features a special guest appearance by Daniel Johns – the former collaborator he nicknamed Young Modern – and celebrated pop-princess Kimbra. A uniquely eclectic and daring musical adventure.

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Daniel Johns



Kimbra



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WHERE

Thebarton Theatre

WHEN

Fri 8 Mar 8pm

Festival Talk with Van Dyke Parks Mon 4 Mar 5.30pm - 6.30pm at Queens Theatre (Doku Rai Set)

DURATION

2 hours 30 minutes

TICKETS

Adult $89, Friends $76, Concession $76, Fringe Benefits $30

For Fringe Benefits bookings, please call VENUE*TIX on (08) 8225 8888.

For bookings, please call VENUE*TIX on (08) 8225 8888.

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IMAGE CREDITS
(Daniel Johns): Nabil Elderkin
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