What exactly is a fur show, I hear you cry? Well, it’s nothing to do with furries, so if that’s what you came from, you’re in the wrong place! What it is, is a night of good wholesome music, and a even a film screening to boot. Not half bad.
Tickets are €10 and are available here.
Dolittle are delighted to present The Late David Turpin’s Fur Show featuring solo performances from No Monster Club, Gavin Glass and Margie Jean Lewis, a full band set from Carriages and a short film screening before the live performances.
This night is set to be truly special.
8.10pm – Film Screening The White Owl (1922) A 12-minute silent film made in 1922 as part of the pioneering “Secrets of Nature” series, which saw ground-breaking men and women at the forefront of science and filmmaking develop many of the techniques upon which contemporary nature documentary is founded.
8.30pm – Nature Songs Solo performances by No Monster Club, Gavin Glass and Margie Jean Lewis, each performing a song to do with nature and the non-human world.
9.10pm – Carriages Half-hour set by Carriages, whose unique experimental folk music draws extensively upon found sounds and natural materials. Carriages were selected as the highlight of the 2013 Hard Working Class Heroes festival by The Irish Times’ Jim Carroll, who dubbed their distinctive sound “weird beard pop”.
9.50pm – The Late David Turpin : David Turpin’s last performance of 2013, with special guest contributors including Karl Knuttel (Ivan St John) and more to be announced. Turpin’s set will contain songs from his acclaimed new album We Belong Dead (**** – Irish Times,*******- Hot Press), as well as new pieces on the theme of nature and animal life.
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