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NGV Friday Nights
Ben Salter Band

Fri 30 Jun 17, 6pm–10pm
NGV International
Ground Level

Booked out

Please be advised that tickets will not be available at the door.

Experience Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Van Gogh and the Seasons after-hours at NGV Friday Nights. Enjoy a classical string quartet recital, drop-in to exhibition talks, grab a bite to eat and wrap up your night with a live performance in the Great Hall.

Doors open 6pm. Headline act from 8.30pm

Ben Salter is one of Australia’s most highly regarded songwriters and performers. His eclectic, esoteric arrangements take in elements of rock, pop, jazz, folk, country and beyond, whilst maintaining a coherence and inimitable melodic style. Possessed of one of the most distinctive voices in the country, Salter continues to perform relentlessly across both Australia and the world.

Silo Strings are passionate about their contemporary Australian and international repertoire. With an extensive recording and performing background, Silo are known for their evolutionary approach and their consistently high musical standards. Lead by renowned cellist and composer Caerwen Martin, Silo Strings is highly regarded for its dynamic and versatile style and extensive repertoire. Members have performed with UK trombonist Barrie Webb at Carnegie Hall New York and have played at many major music festivals across the globe. Silo Strings are graduates of the Faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne.

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