The Thin White Ukes (arvo)


5:00 pmSunday, 18 July 2021


Brunswick Ballroom

314 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

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The Thin White Ukes - "A Better Future" album launch

The songs of David Bowie are much loved and often performed but rarely with the heartfelt beauty, acoustic subtlety and creative flair The Thin White Ukes bring to their hero's six-decade catalogue.

A Better Future is their second album of Bowie classics and obscurities, produced by Shane O'Mara, and lovingly arranged for small, precision strings and breathtaking three-part vocal harmony.

Distinguished drummer Ashley Davies will augment the elegantly attired trio for this very special album launch event.

Opening the show is Melbourne's favourite acoustic Brian Eno tribute ensemble, Oblique Strategies.

“The Ukes deliver Bowie with a darkness and delicacy that gives you goosebumps” — Angie Hart

“Masterful ukulele playing … the song selection is inspired”— Ashley Naylor

“The best version of ‘Ashes To Ashes’ you ever heard” — Robert Forster

“I was singing along like a lovesick teenager” — Kate Ceberano

"A new standard of what to expect from this humble instrument" — Steve Kilbey

"Bloody fantastic!!!!!" — Chris Cheney

"The Ukes' reinvention of the Bowie catalogue is sublime" — Time Off Media Brisbane

"Standout of the 2018 Fringe" — The Music, Adelaide

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