The Cat Empire to Unleash Symphonic Roar in Fortitude Valley with QSO

Fortitude Music Hall is preparing to host an electrifying collaboration between the legendary Australian band, The Cat Empire, and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO).



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This unique performance promises to blend the energetic sounds of jazz and funk with the grandeur of an orchestral arrangement, creating a night to remember. 

Since their formation in Melbourne in 1999, The Cat Empire has captivated audiences worldwide with an infectious blend of genres, and chart-topping hits like ‘Hello’, ‘Days Like These’, and ‘How to Explain’ echoing across continents. 

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Their eclectic sound, drawing influences from Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and Flamenco rhythms, has garnered them a dedicated following and critical acclaim. The band’s energetic live shows, known for their spontaneity and infectious enthusiasm, have become legendary, leaving audiences spellbound wherever they perform.

Now, as part of the Brisbane Festival, they’re bringing their signature sound to a new level, collaborating with the QSO to create an immersive and unforgettable musical experience on Thursday, 19th September. This unique partnership promises to elevate their music to new heights, blending the raw power of a live orchestra with The Cat Empire’s infectious enthusiasm.

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The Fortitude Music Hall, known for its exceptional acoustics and vibrant atmosphere, will provide the perfect backdrop for this extraordinary musical event. Audiences can expect a night of exhilarating music, where the boundaries between genres blur, and the energy of The Cat Empire’s performance is amplified by the symphonic richness of the QSO.



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Tickets for this singular event are expected to be in high demand, starting at $99.90. This is a rare opportunity to witness The Cat Empire’s sonic journey reimagined through the lens of a full orchestra, promising a night of musical magic that will resonate long after the final note fades.

Published Date 10-July-2024