An immersive Twin Peaks concert experience is happening in Melbourne next week

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An immersive Twin Peaks concert experience is happening in Melbourne next week

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"Where I'm from, the birds sing a pretty song."

Step into the enigmatic and entrancing world of David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti with Beautiful Dark, The Music of Twin Peaks as they take the stage at The Astor on October 21.

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This seven-piece ensemble is no ordinary tribute band; they are the preeminent interpreters of the iconic music from the beloved television series, Twin Peaks.

What sets Beautiful Dark apart is their unwavering commitment to authenticity. They meticulously recreate the original soundtrack, making it an auditory delight for Twin Peaks aficionados.

But it doesn’t stop at the music; the band also brings thematic video, costumes, and audio from the series to the stage. It’s not just a concert; it’s a full immersive experience.

Performing to sold-out crowds at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal, Coffs Harbour’s Screenwave International Film Festival, and Melbourne’s Astor Theatre, Beautiful Dark has garnered a devoted following.

Their performances are a testament to the enduring appeal of Twin Peaks, drawing in new fans and rekindling the nostalgia for longtime enthusiasts.

Beautiful Dark’s collaboration with video artist Sean Healy adds an extra layer of depth to their live show. They revisit the intricate story arcs and relationships that have kept viewers hooked for over three decades. It’s a journey that delves deep into the heart of the series, uncovering the subtleties that have made Twin Peaks a cultural phenomenon.

The band, featuring Ann-Marie Sullivan on vocals, Bec Blakeney on keys and vocals, Zoe Hunting on synth and vocals, Andrew Campbell on guitar, Andy Hazel on bass and guitar, Dandelion Jackson on saxophone, and Billy Raffin on drums, brings the beloved characters and haunting atmosphere of Twin Peaks to life.

Beautiful Dark’s performance at The Astor promises to be an unforgettable night for both die-hard fans and those new to the surreal world where “the birds sing a pretty song and there’s always music in the air.”

Find out more and grab your ticket by heading here.