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Appearances in November 2016

Mick has 3 solo appearances lined up for the month of November. On the 1st. he will be in conversation at the French Institute in London about his translations of Serge Gainsbourg and will likely perform a few songs acoustically. Later in the month he will travel to Western Australia for 2 appearances at the Fremantle Arts Centre - the first night a career overview both in conversation and playing with Lucky Oceans, the second night a full blown concert of his Gainsbourg material with band, female singers and string section.

November 1st.
French Institute, London - In Conversation

November 23rd.
Fremantle Arts Centre - Sonic Sessions

November 24th.
Fremantle Arts Centre - Intoxicated Man

David Atkinsonold-news
Update January 2015

In 2014 Mick played 24 concerts with The Ministry of Wolves in Europe and and as part of that ensemble performed live music at 17 theatre performances of “Repubilk der Wölfe” in Germany. In Australia and Europe there were 9 solo shows and 9 Intoxicated Man shows (Mick Harvey performs Serge Gainsbourg) and Australia saw Mick involved in 5 performances of “Pop Crimes - the Songs of Rowland S Howard”. In addition Mick sat in on occasion with friends and colleagues including Jess Ribeiro and Julitha Ryan and guested at The Barbican in London for David Coulter’s “In Dreams - David Lynch Revisited”.

2014 also saw the release of 2 albums of material by The Ministry of Wolves - ‘Music from Republik der Wölfe’ and ‘Happily Ever After’ - and Mick lent production assistance to ‘Acid Rain and Sugar Cane’ by Wagons (on which Mick mostly sat in on keyboards) and produced a new album for Jess Ribeiro which will see the light of day in 2015.

Early 2015 should see the completion of a soundtrack for an ABC documentary on the history of the ANZACs, 2 weeks recording in London for the new PJ Harvey album, 2 solo shows in mid-February and Mick’s involvement in the Australian concerts for “In Dreams - David Lynch Revisited” in March. Planning is underway for concerts in the European high summer which should be announced in March/April.

David Atkinsonold-news
Update March 2014

Mick will be performing as part of the Liveland Showcase in Bucharest in April, along with Andrea Schroeder, Catherine Graindorge and Robin And The Backstabbers. You can help create a live album and concert film of this performance by pledging your support.

Update December 2013

Intoxicated Man & Pink Elephants Deluxe reissues

In early 2014 Mute Records will re-issue Intoxicated Man and Pink Elephants as a deluxe packaged double album. To celebrate this auspicious event Harvey intends to finally bring these interpretations to the stage with a limited number of special performances in the first half of 2014 featuring a 6 piece band, a string section and an array of guest singers. The reissues will have an early release in Australia in January 2014 to coincide with the Australian dates followed by a Northern Hemisphere release in April and shows in Europe late May/early June.

The Ministry of Wolves

Mick has collaborated with Alexander Hacke, Danielle de Picciotto and Paul Wallfisch as The Ministry Of Wolves to create songs for the theatre production 'Republik der Wölfe' to be performaed at the Theater Dortmund in the first half of 2014 Based on the writings of the Brothers Grimm, in particular Anne Sexton’s ‘Transformations’ (1971), the Pulitzer Prize winning poet’s reworking of the Grimm’s fairy tales, the album has been created as a soundtrack to theatre piece to be directed by Claudia Bauer. The album, Music From Republik der Wölfe will be released on 17 February 2014.

David Atkinsonold-news