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Code One presents

Hawksley Workman (Canada) + Lisa Caruso

with special guests

Saturday 01 April 2017 (opening 6:00 PM)

at Leadbelly ( venue info )
42 KING STREET, NEWTOWN NSW
http://theleadbelly.com.au/

**18+**

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees


GENERAL ADMISSION


General Admission $28.60

DINNER & SHOW PACKAGES



Dinner & Show Package includes a ticket and a 1 course dinner - main.

Reservation times are 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm depending on availability.

You will be asked to email your preferred reservation time at the end of the purchase process.

Please note, failure in providing a reservation time may result in a delay before being seated.

TABLE FOR 2 $114.25
(MAY BE COMMUNAL TABLES)
TABLE FOR 4 $222.40
(INDIVIDUAL TABLE of 4)
TABLE FOR 6 $330.50
(INDIVIDUAL TABLE of 6)
TABLE FOR 8 $438.60
(INDIVIDUAL TABLE of 8)
TABLE FOR 10 $546.75
(INDIVIDUAL TABLE of 10)

Please Note: All tickets sold through this site are General Admission unless stated Dinner & Show. Dinner & Show guarantees you a reserved table and seat. GA tickets are allocated for standing room only. A general admission ticket does not guarantee seating. For enquiries please call the venue on (02) 9557 7992

Singer and songwriter. Broadcaster. Performer, producer, poet, and playwright. Multi-instrumentalist and Mountie. Hawksley Workman is all of these things and others – an ambitious, ever-busy global ambassador of Canadian culture and creativity. The pun on the surname? It’s just too easy.

A staple of the Canadian arts scene for over 17 years, Workman boasts a catalogue of 16 solo releases showcasing his now signature spectrum of sonic influence, from cabaret to electro-pop to anthemic rock and plenty in between. The accolades amassed include JUNO nods and wins and widespread critical acclaim. Many titles were self-recorded by Workman in his basement studio, long before home recording rigs’ rise to ubiquity.


As a producer, his fingerprints grace releases by JUNO and Polaris Prize nominees and winners like Tegan and Sara, Sarah Slean, Serena Ryder, Hey Rosetta!, and Great Big Sea. He’s also penned melodies with a myriad of artists, from Oscar award winning Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, Inception) to French rock icon Johnny Hallyday. Hawksley’s touring career has seen him play nearly a thousand shows worldwide. He’s headlined prestigious venues like Massey Hall in Toronto and The Olympia in Paris, and opened for heroes Morrissey, David Bowie, and The Cure.


Workman’s latest full length recording, Old Cheetah (2015, Six Shooter Records), an idiosyncratic collection of songs you might expect from an artist who covers as much stylistic ground as Hawksley: from a swirling nuclear fusion of cabaret theatricality, glam rock and wantonly pop musical elements comes this defiantly unbridled and exuberantly unclassifiable collection of songs. Hawksley also co-wrote and performs an award winning one-man cabaret theatre show called The God That Comes, which debuted in 2013 and continues to draw rave critical reviews and sold-out crowds. The show quickly gained international attention including successful runs at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, New Zealand Festival, and the Arhus Festival in Denmark.


A slight departure from past musical feats, Workman’s latest project is no less ambitious or creative. Based on the lyrics of a song from his holiday album of the same name, Hawksley readies to release a children’s illustrated book titled Almost a Full Moon, a warm-hearted tale of family, community, food and home. A story of a boy and his grandmother on a cold winter’s night, his words are beautifully complemented with the rich illustrations of Jensine Eckwall, who helps brings beauty and a hint of magic to Workman’s evocative lyrics. Together, they create a world and a night that will enchant readers of all ages. Almost a Full Moon was published September 2016 by Penguin Random House Canada and coincides with the 15th anniversary of the full length Christmas album.


Hawksley Workman is many things to many people in many places, but primarily, he’s a student of the human psyche; an artist in the purest sense of the word, constantly finding fresh and interesting ways to frame and share the world – the people we are and the things we encounter. It’s a virtually bottomless well of ideas for a man with virtually endless imagination and creative outlets.

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*