DF Concerts presents
Sun 2 Jun 2013 | 7pm doors | £13.50 + bf
Beatboxer extraordinaire Beardyman returns to the Arches on Sunday 2nd June.
Beardyman is a beatboxer extraordinaire known for his incredible live shows, incorporating beatboxing and comedy in the form of a live mash-up using well known tracks in pop, dance, reggae and whatever else comes into his moving-at-the-speed-of-thought mind. A quick swatch of his Youtube videos reveals his extensive talent and a huge cult following, with all of his shows created in front of your eyes from scratch.
As well as an established crowdpuller at the biggest festivals, he’s also known for his comedy shows such as Beardyman’s Complete and Utter Shambles, during the 2009 Udderbelly residency at London’s South Bank, and One Album Per Hour – a music comedy producing studio-quality compositions in the time it takes to imagine them.
In 2012, after the release of his first album I Done A Album (with a second on the way later this year), he premiered his six-years-in-the-making production system the Beardytron 5000 MKII, which he began creating when he realised he couldn’t produce the sound and effects he wanted with any of the gear already available.
His live shows are without fail an evening of entertainment and amazement. Get your tickets now.
Support comes from London soundsystem collective Trojan Sound System (DEX N FX).
14+ (Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+)
Please enter through Midland Street entrance
Legendary international acts, cult festivals and the most exciting new bands collide at one of the city’s most eclectic live venues.
It’s perhaps natural that, as one of the nation’s most unusual live music venues, our programme spans rock, pop, indie, electronica, soul, jazz, country, metal, folk, and the many sub-genres inbetween. The unique atmosphere and space of the building means it’s often used for anything from intimate acoustic gigs to stage-diving, sweaty rammies and slick, spectacular international concerts.
Supporting the best examples of the known and the not-so-known, the Arches stage is host to everything from the latest stars of leftfield pop, such as Grimes and Chvrches, to alternative indie rock acts such as Peace and Yeasayer, prog and rock heroes such as The Fall, Swans and Dinosaur Jnr, and cutting edge electronic talent, from Rustie to James Blake.
We also regularly plays host to international legends – from Martha Reeves to Ben E. King to Jane Birkin – and provide the perfect multi-room setting for various festivals, from Celtic Connections to the Glasgow Jazz Festival. In 2012, the hallowed arches played hosted to the UK-wide Africa Express tour, featuring Damon Albarn, Baaba Maal and a trainload of world music stars, and in 2013, the building was transformed into a sonic Cineplex for our own co-curated cult event the Glasgow Music and Film Festival, featuring live film scores and AV sets from Jeff Mills, Dieter Moebius and Raime.
“A classical gig in the vaults of Scotland’s dance mecca might sound an odd prospect, but the Arches proved the perfect setting”
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