THE CHARLATANS

Oct
06
Thursday, Doors open at 8:00pm

METROPOLIS TOURING PRESENTS

THE CHARLATANS: A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS, 30TH 32ND ANNIVERSARY ‘BEST OF’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR

“A well and truly show-stopping, spectacular montage of brilliant, classic, passionate and innovative songs. It’s no wonder the Charlatans have stood the test of time.” Allmusic  

One of the UK’s most enduring and best-loved bands return to for their 30th 32nd anniversary tour. 
Their set list includes - The Only One I Know, Jesus Hairdo, Sproston Green, Then, Weirdo, Can’t Get Out of Bed, One to Another, North Country Boy, How High, Plastic Machinery, Love is the Key, Just Thinkin’ Things Over, Blackened Blue Eyes, I Never Want an Easy Life + More


In a remarkable and genre bursting career, indie-legends THE CHARLATANS have notched up thirteen Top 40 studio albums. The rollercoaster highs have been accompanied by some shattering lows, any which one of them could have felled a less resilient band, from nervous breakdowns to near bankruptcy and the deaths of two founder members.

Somehow, they have not just carried on but adapted and transformed many times over the years. The classic Charlatans sound - driving Hammond organ, Northern Soul and house-influenced rhythms, swaggering guitars and Tim Burgess’s sunny yet somehow yearning vocal - is instantly recognizable. 
And in spite of everything they have been through their music is now more relevant than ever, The Guardian described their most recent album ‘Different Days’ (2017) as “one of their 

THE CHARLATANS have seen off Madchester and Britpop and made music that’s stood the test of time. That along with their amazing live shows have cemented them a passionate and loyal following that has given them lasting success… ‘simply a quality band with a great back catalogue, great current stuff and phenomenal live musicians.’
“It’s full capacity in here, it’s rammed, everyone’s jumping, dancing and feeling the magical vibes this band create..” Allmusic Magazine

Event Restrictions:
This is an R18 Licensed Event
The Powerstation trades with a restricted licence designation, as allocated by the district licencing administrators.  
If you are under 18 years old with or without a parent or legal guardian, you cannot enter this event.

RestrictionsR18 (Licensed Event)

Ticket Information

  • GA (R18)
    $90

Venue Information

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Powerstation Auckland

New York has the Apollo Theatre, London has Brixton Academy, and Auckland has the Powerstation, an intimate venue at the bottom of the world that has punched above its weight since the mid-1980s, hosting some of the best and biggest acts on the planet.

Location

33 Mount Eden Rd, Grafton, Auckland 1023

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