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Seu Jorge: The Life Aquatic, A Tribute David Bowie - Massey Hall
MRG CONCERTS & INDIE88 PRESENT
Presents: The Life Aquatic A Tribute To David Bowie
Tuesday September 19 , 2017
Massey Hall, Toronto
Doors 7pm / All Ages
MRG Presale: Thursday May 18 at 10AM / Password: AQUATIC
Public On Sale: Friday May 19 at 10AM
$ 46.50 / $ 54.50 / $ 79.50 / $107.50 S/C
Tickets at MasseyHall.com
Though Seu Jorge is one of Brazils most celebrated singers and actors, he is perhaps best known here in the U.S. for his role in Wes Andersons 2004 film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, in which Jorge reinterpreted a number of David Bowies biggest hits. The songs, performed in Portuguese and featuring Jorge solo on acoustic guitar, became something entirely unique. So much so that Bowie himself was moved to say, Had Seu Jorge not recorded my songs in Portuguese, I would never have heard this new level of beauty which he has imbued them with. Jorge will perform these songs, and those he recorded for the 2005 album The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions featuring Seu Jorge, in his critically acclaimed live show The Life Aquatic A Tribute to David Bowie, which will tour North American in June and September.
The Life Aquatic A Tribute to David Bowie will feature a set and costumes designed by Creative Directors Mariana Jorge and Danny Perez, both members of the original The Life Aquatic creative team. Jorge will perform on a stage reminiscent of the film set, with boat sails functioning as screens displaying images throughout the set. Yet even with such a simple set up, the Los Angeles Times writes in a glowing review, Jorge brings what feels like infinite detail and emotion to the songs.