Nick Cave got up close and personal with the audience on his and the Bad Seeds' 2017 tour. He'll be doing the same, but in a different way, in 2018 with a series of events called "Conversations with Nick Cave," which will be open discussions with the audience. Nick explains:

To be honest I am not sure what is going to happen at these events. I have always loved the Q&A format - not the formal onstage interviews that precede them but the questions from the audience afterwards. The audience tends to ask more challenging, revealing, playful and ultimately serious questions. You never know what you are going to get. They can be fearless and they can go deep. There has been a connection happening with the audience through the recent live shows where we have all shown a kind of willingness to open up and I thought that a direct conversation with the audience might be valuable. The more frank and intimate the questions, the more interesting the evening will be. The audience can ask me anything and I’ll do my best to answer. I do have some things to say. I can always play some songs at the piano if it all goes horribly wrong. But, I don’t know, I’ve got a good feeling about this one.

Currently their are four "Conversations With Nick Cave" events scheduled in the U.S. -- two in the Boston area and two in NYC: May 3 at Symphony Space and May 5 at Murmrr Theatre. Tickets for Symphony Space and Murmrr Theatre go on sale Friday, March 9 at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.

Meanwhile, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' concert film Distant Sky will play in theaters around the world for one night only on April 12.

April 30 Northampton, MA Academy of Music Theatre
May 1 Boston, MA Boch Center Shubert Theatre
May 3 New York, NY Peter Norton Symphony Space
May 5 Brooklyn, NY The Murmrr Theatre

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