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New Yorkers Brian Chase & Seth Misterka tour Australia!

Posted in news on April 18, 2010 by heathenskulls

New York free jazz / avant garde duo Brian Chase and Seth Misterka finally tour Australia!
Brian Chase is best know for his work as drummer in grammy award wining New York art rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs!

Hey folks, in our on going efforts to bring you new and intersting music to Australia, Heathen Skulls are proud to announce that Brian Chase will be touring Australia in May with fellow New York resident Seth Misterka.

Brian Chase is best know for his work as drummer extraordinaire in the NY based band Yeah Yeah Yeah, Seth Misterka is a well established NY avant-garde saxophonist who’s been collaborating with Brian for around five years. Together they play an experimental form of minimal free jazz and noise that’s akin to the likes of Albert Ayler, Sun Ra, Ornett Coleman and Sonic Youth’s SYR series of releases.

Brian and Seth will tour nationally in May starting with a few exclusive performances at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, note worthy performance is their involvement in Overground on Sunday May 2nd featuring Peter Brotzman and Oren Ambarchi, amongst others.
See Melbourne International Jazz Festival web site for tickets:

Overground MIJF 2010 @ Melbourne Town Hall
(Cnr of Collins St and Elizebeth St, City)
Sunday May 2nd 2010, 2pm to 8pm
Tickets: $30

May Australian Tour 2010

Sunday 2nd: Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Overground Festival @ Town Hall w/ Peter Brotzman, Oren Ambarchi, Embers, etc

Tuesday 4th: Melbourne International Jazz
Festival, BMW / Federation Square, w/ Peter Brotzman & Pateras, Baxter, Brown

Friday 7th: Melbourne International Jazz
Festival, Forum Theatre, w/ Tortoise

Saturday 8th: Sydney
Manning Bar w/ Tortoise + Black Widow

Thursday 20th: Melbourne
Toff in Town w/ Embers, Black Widow + special guests
(Please note, Brian & Seth are collaborators at this event, not a headlining act)

Friday 21st: Brisbane
Tribal Theatre w/ Black Widow + special guests

Saturday 22nd: Sydney
Red Rattler w/ Batrider, Dead Farmers & Pets with Pets

Sunday 23rd: Sydney
Mu Measons Film Archives + films (early show: 4pm – 7pm)

Sunday 23rd: Sydney
Vanguard w/ Black Widow (late show: 8pm -12pm)

Monday 24th: Woolengong, TBC

Tuesday 25th: Canberra, TBC

Thursday 27th: Adelaide
Edinburgh Castle w/ Black Widow + special guest

Friday 28th: TBC

Saturday 29th: Adelaide
Rhino Room w/ Black Widow + special guests

Sunday 30th:Geelong
The National Hotel w/ Black Widow

Chase Misterka Duo

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