Gavin Friday plays with Crash Ensemble

Gavin Friday comes over all extracurricular again when he joins Ireland’s foremost avant-garde music troupe, Crash Ensemble.

On November 10 at Dublin's O'Reilly Theatre, they'll be performing the music of composers Frederic Rzewski and Gavin Bryars, with tickets on sale now priced €22.

As previously reported in Hot Press, Friday also gets to belt out ‘Running Bear’, ‘Wig Wam Bam’ and ‘Sand’ in the big screen version of Pat McCabe’s Breakfast On Pluto, and is helping Quincy Jones to assemble the score for 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’.

Both films premiere later this month.

 

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