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They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants standing in a sea of microphones

Brooklyn’s ambassadors of love are back in town with a new album and an expanded line-up of musicians, including trumpeter Curt Ramm.

They Might Be Giants’s live shows have always seen their recorded output dialled up a few notches; they’re spontaneous and they’re occasionally ribald (which means it’s just for adults – no kids allowed). Across two full sets, with no room for a support act, they perform all-time favourites, fresh rarities spanning their career, and spur-of-the-moment improvisations that will delight even their exhausted road crew.

In 2018, the band are back with a new studio record; they're back with their their Dial-A-Song service online (originally they recorded songs onto an answering machine and advertised the phone number in local newspapers); and they're back on the road. Their 35-year career includes two Grammy Awards and 19 studio albums, including the Platinum-selling Flood (which features the iconic ‘Birdhouse In Your Soul’).

Tagged with: Contemporary music

Ages 14+ only

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time.

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes including interval

Timings are approximate and subject to change


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