Kimbra & Son Lux: Live at the Belly Up
Tickets: $20 Advanced | $22 Day of Show | $35 Reserved
Doors - 8:00pm Show - 9:00pm
Kimbra, is a New Zealand singer who mixes pop with classic R&B, jazz, and rock musical elements. Her debut album, Vows, was released in Australia in 2011. Singles from the album include "Settle Down", "Cameo Lover" (which won an Australian Recording Industry Association Award), "Good Intent" and "Two Way Street". Kimbra is featured in the 2012 multi-platinum single "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye. On 10 February 2013, she and Gotye won the "Record of the Year" and "Best Pop Duo/Group Performance" awards at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards for "Somebody That I Used to Know".
Son Lux is the grand genre-less dream of Los Angeles composer Ryan Lott brought to roiling, vivid life with the help of two New Yorkers, guitarist Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang. Each is a writer, producer, and performer with omnivorous taste and a penchant for wild improvisation. The band’s unique mix of electronic pop, unusual soul, and outright experimentalism feels more inviting than ever on their fifth album, Brighter Wounds. The songs therein leave behind Son Lux’s typical universal themes for deeply personal fare. While making Brighter Wounds, Lott became a father and lost a family member to cancer. Days of “firsts” were also days of “lasts,” and the normal fears that accompany parenthood were compounded by a frightening new reality—Lott’s son arrived shortly after Election Day. These songs draw on all of that: warm reflections of a fading past, pain wrenched from a still-present loss, and a mix of anxiety and hope for a future that is promised to no one.