Habour Agency presents Missy Higgins OZ with special guests Dustin Tebbutt & Jherek Bischoff
Beloved Aussie singer/songwriter Missy Higgins has just announced a one-off Australian tour called OZ and will be performing in Caloundra this September. The announcement of this special concert series follows hot on the heels of two other major Missy announcements. Firstly she revealed that she is due to give birth to her first child in early January (hence her strictly limited touring plans). Secondly she just unveiled a brand new album of eclectic Australian cover versions and a companion book of essays. Both the album and the book are called OZ.
OZ – the album, and OZ – the book, will be released on September 19. They can each be enjoyed on their own or they can be experienced together in a deluxe cloth-bound CD/Book edition.
The concerts will see Missy combining some OZ songs with her own classics such as “The Special Two”, “Scar”, Steer”, “Where I Stood”, “Unashamed Desire” and Everyone’s Waiting”.
Special guest on the tour will be acclaimed young singer/songwriter, Dustin Tebbutt whose evocative songs “The Breach” and “Bones” have made him one of triple j’s most played new Australian artists. Also appearing on most dates will be Jherek Bischoff who co-produced OZ. Jherek has worked with leading innovators including David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Amanda Palmer.
Explaining the OZ project Missy said, “I wanted to put together a group of wonderful Australian songs just as a different sort of challenge. I wanted to avoid all the obvious ones though because “Great Aussie Songbook” collections have kinda been done to death. All that mattered was whether I felt I could make the songs my own so the tracklisting ended up as a real mixed bag of lollies.”
“Then I thought it might be fun to also try writing some essays to accompany the music in various ways and that lead to the book.”
“The essays and the music are meant to be enjoyed together like I’m nattering away while the album plays. But, of course, if people just want to just enjoy them separately then that’s fine too.”
Her three previous albums, The Sound of White, On a Clear Night and The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle, have sold more than a million copies. They’ve each gone to #1 on the Australian charts and each has also been recognised with ARIA Awards
Missy Higgins OZ with special guests Dustin Tebbutt & Jherek Bischoff
The Events Centre, 20 Michinton Street, Caloundra
Friday 26th of September 2014
7.30pm Show | Doors Open at 7pm
Tickets: All tickets: $59
Pre Show Dining: 5.30pm
Tickets: Full Price: $28.00, Child Under 12: $14.00, Group 10+: $25.00
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The Events Centre, Caloundra
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