CANDY ROYALLE + THE FREED RADICALS with special guests EBONY MONCRIEF, JANELLE DA SILVA, DJ LAPKAT and SEA
TICKETS: FULL: $20.00+BF/$25.00 ON THE DOOR / UNWAGED: $15.00+BF/$20.00 ON THE DOOR
It's finally happening! Candy Royalle + The Freed Radicals are coming to The Toff in Town in Melbourne.
Fresh from debuting this show at the National Folk Festival's 50th Anniversary to three packed-out venues and two sold out shows in Sydney, Candy Royalle + The Freed Radicals are bringing their genre bending, poetry pushing, high energy, rabble rousing show to Melbourne to challenge and entertain in equal amounts.
Inimitable and confrontational front woman Candy Royalle delivers explosive poetry and song whilst The Freed Radicals move through rock, hip hop, funk and expiremntal sound scapes like only some of the best musicians in Australia can.
They are joined onstage by special guest vaudeville showgirl Miss Friby just to heat things up that little bit more.
DJ LAPKAT will be bringing the tunes to start the night and opening acts are the inimitable Janelle Da Silva, Ebony MonCrief and Sea.
Punters be warned - this show is not for the faint-hearted: it is high energy and deeply moving. There will be sweat, tears, blood and the sound of many hearts breaking wide open.
Ebony MonCrief, raised in Birmingham, Alabama, is a Melbourne based writer, performer and creative producer. Her work is described as "a frank exercise in vulnerability which she uses as a catalyst for personal growth." Her vibrant storytelling style engages and provides an honest look at the person behind the words.
JANELLE DA SILVA
Nel Da Silva's poetic reputation often precedes her. Blending performance art, rogue burlesque, ritual and spoken word, audiences find themselves simultaneously whincing with pleasure and pain. She is raw. Real. Performer-Childbirth Educator-Marathon Runner, Nel's jaw is the mouthpiece of her cervix. Her poetry is the voice from her vagina.
DJ LAPKAT- Creator of lyrical, kinetic mixes of global rhythm and melody. A DJ, Radio Maker & Producer out of Melbourne she mixes spoken word artists, poets, storytellers, voices and languages from around the world with music ranging from folk traditions to the cross- cultural collaborations of the global bass movement.
An Australian based Thought Leader, emerging Spoken Word Artist and a Performer of Indigenous South Pacific Ancestry. Her unique stride of story telling uses words as a quintessential vehicle to awaken the unconscious mind by delivering intuitive, integral and reparative performances relevant to all walks of life.