SUMMER UP LATE
FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018
5.30 – 10.00PM | GOMA | TICKETED
ART | MUSIC | BARS | TALKS & MORE
Up Late returns for a one-off special event over summer. Cool down and chill out in the surrounds of GOMA with DJs, bars, talks and performances from Laurel Halo (USA) and Lupa J (Sydney) live on the River Room stage, and explore summer exhibitions ‘Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow’ and ‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’ after hours.
LAUREL HALO | RIVER ROOM | 8.40PM
Laurel Halo blends influences of her Mid-West techno roots and sounds of her adopted home in Berlin to create ambient and genre-defying tracks. Her 2012 debut album Quarantine received rave reviews, climbing the charts to reach #10 on the Album of the Year list in the Washington Post, and received Album of the Year in Wire Magazine. Her most recent release Dust (2017) has been heralded as “powerful, consuming, yet also strangely comforting” by The Guardian.
LUPA J | RIVER ROOM | 7.30PM FRI 19 JAN 2018
Known for her soft yet commanding vocals layered over moody electronic beats, Lupa J has attracted international attention since her first release when she was only 15 years old. She has released a number of EPs including,The Seed and My Right Name, and curated the Remix EP for My Right Name. After being nominated as a finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High competition for two consecutive years, Lupa J’s profile has continued to rise with support spots for Grimes and Sarah Blasko in 2016. Lupa J is currently celebrating the release of her third EPA House I Don’t Remember (2017).
DJ SET: BLACK AMEX | RIVER ROOM | 5.30PM
Black Amex plays a mix of disco, house, soul, funk and rarities. She is determined to make you groove to classic and modern tunes. She can be found on the weekend at residences at Black Bear Lodge, Barbara and The Foundry.
Info & tickets here: https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/whats-on/events/uplate/summer#