Nick Cave to stream solo piano concert ‘Idiot Prayer’ this month

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Nick Cave to stream solo piano concert ‘Idiot Prayer’ this month

Photo by Joel Ryan
Words by Kate Streader

The concert will only be available for viewing during the global streaming event.

Nick Cave has announced a global streaming event which will bring his recently recorded solo performance at London’s Alexandra Palace to screens around the world. Titled Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace, the concert will see Cave perform a range of tunes from his extensive catalogue.

From his early work with the Bad Seeds and Grinderman, right through to his most recent album Ghosteen, the concert encompasses Cave’s breadth of work as a songwriter and musician. The performance will also feature a selection of rare tracks that most fans will be hearing for the first time.

Filmed by award-winning Cinematographer Robbie Ryan (The Marriage StoryThe Favourite) and edited by Nick Emerson (Emma, Greta), it’s likely to be the most arresting streamed music event you’ve seen in lockdown.

Despite having been shot in June, the concert will be treated as a live performance in that it will only appear online for the streamed event and will not be available to view online afterwards.

The concert will be streamed as a live experience at 8pm AEST on Thursday July 23. Find tickets and more information here

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