Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will perform on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, in the Cavea amphitheater, in Rome.
The band was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. At present, the band consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, bassist Martyn P. Casey, guitarist George Vjestica, keyboardist & percussionist Toby Dammit and drummers Thomas Wydler and Jim Sclavunos.
To date, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds released seventeen studio albums and completed numerous tours.
Their debut album, From Her to Eternity, was released in 1984. In 1985, The Firstborn Is Dead appeared, and then Kicking Against the Pricks in 1986, Your Funeral… My Trial in 1986, Tender Prey in 1988, The Good Son in 1990, Henry’s Dream in 1992, Let Love In in 1994, Murder Ballads in 1996, The Boatman’s Call in 1997, No More Shall We Part in 2001, Nocturama in 2003, Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus in 2004, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! in 2008, Push the Sky Away in 2013 and Skeleton Tree in 2016.
The band’s seventeenth studio album, Ghosteen, was released on October 4, 2019, to widespread critical acclaim.
Auditorium Parco della Musica, designed by Renzo Piano and completed on December 21, 2002, represents a complex of halls dedicated to music, in particular, and to art, in general. The Cavea is an open-air amphitheater in the heart of the Auditorium, which can accommodate up to 3,000 spectators.
Auditorum Parco della Musica is located in Largo Luciano Berio, in the northwest of Rome. The closest bus stop is De Coubertin/Auditorium, located about 110 meters away, on the bus Lines 53, 168, 910 and 982.