The Georgia Straight presents Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman in Vancouver
Please note the NEW DATE for this show: November 6, 2011.
Newlywed couple Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman are embarking on a short tour this fall with a Vancouver date scheduled for Sunday, November 6, at the Vogue Theatre. The DIY musician and her award-winning author husband are packing up a piano, a ukulele, two microphones, and a few comfortable armchairs to set the stage for a relaxed evening of stories, spoken word, music, and chats with the audience.
"This show will be a very different beast from the loud, crazed rock shows that I'm accustomed to," says Palmer, "and also very different from the relatively well-behaved readings to which Neil is accustomed. Neil and I are both very close with our fanbases, and, even though there's quite a bit of crossover, this tour is like one big, long reception in which our two fan-families get to meet each other.
"We wanted to keep the venues cozy and seated," adds Palmer, " and make the night feel like an after-hours salon more than a formal show. As Neil and I get closer to our fanbases online through blogging and tweeting, it's nice to spend some actual quality offline facetime with everybody. We're both really looking forward to it; I think this tour is going to provide some serious soul-food all around."
Tickets for the show are priced at $27.50 (plus service charges and fees) and go on sale this Friday (Sept 16) at 10 a.m., but Straight readers can take advantage of our exclusive presale from Thursday (Sept 15) 10 a.m.–10 p.m. by going to VogueTheatre.com and submitting our exclusive presale password palmer.twitter.com/vanhappenings