Melbourne Recital Centre in arrangement with Supersonic Events


Masterful experimentation meets explosive energy.

About the concert

Australia’s newly formed avant-garde rock trio Springtime combine elements of free-jazz, lyricism, improvisation and experimental noise, bringing together legendary musicians from some of Australia’s most respected bands.

The Drones’ Gareth Liddiard, The Dirty Three’s Jim White and The Necks’ Chris Abrahams make their global debut in an electric performance in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.

Ground breaking, creative musicians in their own right, the collaboration will amalgamate their explosive energy, dynamic experience and masterful experimentation. A performance of sheer exuberance that will take audiences to the limit. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see the twisted genius of Springtime.

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Gareth Liddiard (from Tropical F*uk Storm/The Drones)
Jim White (from Dirty Three/Xylouris White)
Chris Abrahams (from The Necks)

Praise for the Artists

The Drones
‘A legendary Australian rock outfit’ NME

Tropical F*ck Storm
‘Like putting your brain in a blender for an hour straight.’ Beat

The Necks
‘A magical mystery tour de force.’ The Guardian

Dirty Three
‘They’re utterly unique and absolutely world class.’ Nick Cave



This production is part of the following series:

Season One: Awaken

Celebrate the best local and international music at the award-winning venue where live music lives.