Neoclassical world music duo Dead Can Dance reunion World Tour, is coming to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on September 1, 2012. This world tour includes 12 US cities, including Durham to be accompanied by the release of a new album.
Dead Can Dance (sometimes referred to as DCD) are an ethereal neoclassical world music duo which formed in Melbourne, Australia in August 1981. Its mainstays are Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry. The band relocated to London in May 1982 and disbanded in 1998, but reunited temporarily for a world tour in 2005. Their 1996 album Spiritchaser reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top World Music Albums Chart. Australian music historian Ian McFarlane described Dead Can Dance as having an ambient style of world music that "constructed soundscapes of mesmerizing grandeur and solemn beauty... with African polyrhythms, Gaelic folk, Gregorian chants, Middle
Eastern mantras and art-rock".
• 7:30pm – David Kuckhermann
• 8:00pm – Intermission
• 8:30pm – Dead Can Dance
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Sat, Sep 1, 2012 • 7:30 PM
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