Portobello-based Subterania is excited to announce it’s re-launch as a new live music venue this April! Previously called Acklam Ham, Subterania was originally opened in 1989 by the Mean Fiddler with well-known artists such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, Foo Fighers, Paul Weller and Madonna all performing at the venue.
As of 19th April the venue will be opening it’s doors and celebrating it’s re-launch with a huge night of live music, as two special shows from Van Morrison OBE and Joey DeFrancesco will see in the new venue in style. Not only this, there’s also a great list of artists also lined up for the night and look forward to welcoming everyone into the venue.
Combining soul, rock and roll, jazz and blues, the legendary Van Morrison OBE is heralded across the industry for his outstanding achievements and contributions to music. Best known for his single ‘Brown Eyed Girl’, which is still regarded as one of the greatest songs of all time – according to Rolling Stone magazine; Morrison boasts 39 studio and live albums, 36 of which have reached or excelled the Top 40 album charts worldwide, 13 prestigious awards – including four GRAMMY Hall of Fame awards, and, of course, an OBE.
An influence in all things jazz, Joey DeFrancesco was only 16 when he was first signed to a record label and since then has continued to go from strength to strength. Celebrated for bringing the organ back to jazz music, across his career DeFrancesco has released a staggering 31 studio albums and is a nine-time winner of the Down Beat Critics Poll.
Tickets for the re-launch show and Friday show are limited so grab them now to avoid missing out on what’s bound to be a great night.
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