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Now Wave Presents: Black Midi (rescheduled date)

All Seated Show

Sunday 13 September 2020, doors 7.30pm

RNCM Theatre


NEW DATE. This performance was originally scheduled to take place on Friday 10 January and was previously postponed to Tuesday 23 June. Original tickets are still valid for the September date. If ticket holders cannot attend the new date, please contact us. If you have purchased tickets via another agent, please contact your point of purchase.

The connection between Geordie Greep, black midi’s curiously voiced singer, guitarist Matt Kwasniewski-Kelvin, bassist Cameron Picton and drummer Morgan Simpson is reflected in the intensely focused and driven live shows with which they have made their name. Over the past year or so, this fearsomely youthful group – Greep and Picton are 19, Simpson and Kwasniewski-Kelvin just a year older – have built a reputation for fierce, uncompromising and ever-transforming performances that, though they’ve drawn comparisons to the likes of Shellac, sound like nothing else around at the moment. After a series of early gigs at Brixton’s Windmill, their increasing reputation led to requests for support slots with Shame, and a debut American tour that saw them win over new fans at SXSW and beyond.

As anyone who’s been lucky enough to catch black midi live over recent months will testify, these songs are slippery creatures, the sparks from a musical unit in a constant state of flux and development. After all, they’ve promised that in a few years time, the music of black midi will be unrecognisable from how it sounds now. “It’s a bit bold, but you’ve got to set yourself challenges, there’s no point doing the same thing over and over again,” says Greep. “Even now the music we’re doing in this room is sounding very different – it’s an ever-evolving thing.”

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Pre-theatre dining is available before this event between 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Sunday 13 September, doors 7.30pm - Tickets £14