Thursday, 15 November 2007

Andy Warhol Exhibition

The Queensland Art Gallery isn't usually part of our territory but, with the event of the forthcoming Andy Warhol exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, they have managed to catch our eye with something a little special.

As part of the opening night celebrations for the exhibition Robert Forster (of the Go-Betweens if you didn't already know) will perform a set featuring the music of the Warhol-associated band, The Velvet Underground. Accompanying him will be fellow Go-Between Adele Pickvance on bass, Dylan McCormack (brother of Dave and member of his band, The Polaroids), Susie Patten of local favourites I Heart Hiroshima on drums, and Karin Baeumler (of Baby You Know, who I've never heard of, please enlighten me if you could). Unfortunately they are only scheduled for a thirty minute set, which is a little bit restricting considering the length of some of The Velvet Underground's music ('Sister Ray' clocks in at 17 and a half minutes!). Nonetheless, this is sure to be an unmissable event.

Tickets go on sale on Monday (19th November) for $25, which gets you into the Andy Warhol exhibition also. For those in the dark about The Velvet Underground I have to say shame on you. But we all have to learn from our mistakes, so here's a live cut to listen to.










The Velvet Underground - Some Kinda Love off 1969: The Velvet Underground Live

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I think Ill pass on this. I've already got a can of campbells soup at home i can stare at

Anonymous said...

Karin is Bobby's wife. She is German women that Robert meet when he was living there following the original split of the Gobs in 1989. Baby you Know were a German who had a level of success in Germany in the late 80s, early 90s. I would imagine she'll be adopting the Nico role...she isn't dissimilar looking actually (and she's European)

Gav said...

Ahh, thanks for shedding some light on the situation. I'm really looking forward to this.