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Conversations with Nick Cave

An evening of talk and music

Nick Cave on stage with a microphone, a piano in front of him

The prolific musician, singer and songwriter opens up to his audience in this intimate conversation event.

Beginning his career in Melbourne’s post-punk scene, Cave and his band relocated to Europe in the 1980s where he forged a career as a pioneer for alternative rock. Despite the openness of his work – raw subject matter, personal experience and themes of life and death – his shows have never been as intimate as this.

Describing the evening as ‘an exercise in connectivity’, and where the audience are encouraged to be bold and challenging, Cave will take questions from the audience on all manner of subjects and perform some of his most beloved songs on piano.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

Produced by the Barbican

Approximate running time three hours

Please note times are approximate and subject to change

Important booking information

Please note that sales for this show are online only. 

Access Members can still book tickets for this show via phone. If you have access requirements, find out about Access Membership here.

Due to the anticipated popularity of this show and at the request of the artist’s management, a limited number of tickets were on sale during the members priority booking period. These tickets have now sold out.

If you were unsuccessful during the membership priority booking period, then you will be able to try again when public booking opens on Thursday at 9am.

As we want to ensure fair access to tickets, we have taken measures to help ensure that tickets are not resold on ticket resale websites and that you do not pay an inflated price for tickets.

Ticket purchases will be limited to a maximum of four per customer.

The name of the lead booker will be printed on each ticket and photo ID of the lead booker will be required to gain admission.

Failure to adhere to our Terms and Conditions of Sale may result in tickets not being valid for entry.

If you are buying tickets to gift to a family member or friend, please email [email protected] with the name of attendee so that they can gain admission to the venue.

Please do not resell tickets for profit through secondary ticketing sites like Viagogo or StubHub. To do so will break our terms and conditions, will risk the buyer not gaining entry to the event and may result in those orders being cancelled without refund. Twickets is the only ticket platform other than our Box Office authorised to co-ordinate resales and will do so at the price originally paid (face value + booking fee). Twickets is the only platform other than our Box Office authorised to change the name of the lead booker when a ticket is resold and will be co-ordinating direct with the venue to administer this.

You can help us by reporting any incidents of secondary market activity to [email protected]

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