PREVIEW: KIRK BRANDON ‘aKoustiK’ in Brighton


Kirk Brandon: Photo - Ian Bourn / Scene Sussex / Media Works

Kirk Brandon: Photo – Ian Bourn

KIRK BRANDON 5 April 2018 brings ‘aKoustiK’ to Brighton

KIRK BRANDON is the voice of Spear of Destiny, Theatre of Hate and Dead Men Walking. With over 15 studio albums and countless single releases, his career now spans well over 30 years. He has enjoyed worldwide success with all three of the above bands and is also a leader in every punk rock poll by being the singer and songwriter in The Pack. 

Over the last 9 years, Kirk has released five solo acoustic studio albums (the “Dutch Masters” series) that have pulled tracks from all era’s of his career, these albums have also featured many of the people Kirk has worked with and collaborated with over the years including Derek Forbes (Simple Minds), Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Mike Peters (The Alarm) & Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets). The latest of these solo acoustic albums entitled “Dutch Masters Volume Five” has become, in it’s first year of release, the best seller in the series.

Kirk Brandon with Sam Sansbury

Kirk Brandon with Sam Sansbury

“DM5” features two outstanding Theatre of Hate interpretations, a James Bond theme and a Country and Western cover of a Ry Cooder tune !!! Over the past 2 years Kirk has been joined by master cello player Sam Sansbury both in the studio and at live shows. Two exceptionally  received studio albums have been released “Cello Suites” Uno & Duo.

2017 saw shows take place in Australia and all across the UK. In the run up to Christmas a final set of shows for 2017 took place including the Vive Le Rock! Magazine Xmas Bash in London. 2018 continues to shape up as a busy one for Kirk. Here is a rare chance to see him playing in Brighton.

Expect some very special events to come as Kirk takes his tour on the road and that will feature all the hits and misses!!! including  Never Take Me Alive, Do You Believe In The Westworld?, WorldserviceSo In Love With You, Young Men, Original Sin.

2018 ‘akoustik’ Tour – Thu 5th April   BRIGHTON at The Prince Albert  

Tickets and info: www.kirkbrandon.com/shows

 

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