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Open Frame returns to Brisbane Powerhouse for a huge weekend of events not to be missed, featuring an eclectic mix of artists experimenting with sound, including music icons, plus two exclusive documentary screenings, from July 18 to 21, 2024.

Kim Gordon, July 21, 6:30pm, $69-$79 + bf 

Kim Gordon, best known as the bassist, guitarist, and vocalist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth, performs her new album The Collective live for the first time with her band at Brisbane Powerhouse.

Open Frame, Brisbane Powerhouse, Joep Beving

Joep Beving, July 20, 7:30pm, $49-$69 + bf

A sensation of the contemporary classical streaming world, Joep Beving returns to his solo piano roots for a collaborative project with audio-visual artists Boris Acket, Merijn Versnel and Roxanne Percobic, built around Beving’s latest album Hermetism; with support from Australian composer and trumpeter Peter Knight and clarinetist, composer and sound artist Aviva Endean.

Open Frame, Brisbane Powerhouse, Keiji Haino

Keiji Haino, July 18, 7:30pm, $39-$49 + bf

For five decades Keiji Haino has maintained an iconic status, fuelled by his utterly dynamic performances that span improvisation, dark blues, noise and psychedelic music. Don't miss this evocative triple bill featuring musical titan Keiji Haino (JP), Jim O’Rourke (JP) and Eiko Ishibashi (JP).

Open Frame, Brisbane Powerhouse, Carl Stone

Carl Stone, July 19, 7:30pm, FREE

Hear an incredible line-up of four great acts, for one-night-only, and pay what you wish, when Carl Stone (US), Hand to Earth (AU), Chihei Hatakeyama (JP) and Nyokabi Kariuki (KE) take to the Powerhouse Theatre stage.

Open Frame, Brisbane Powerhouse, 1991 The Year Punk Broke

1991: The Year Punk Broke, July 20, 7:30pm, $22-$28.50 + bf

Watch David Markey’s documentary of life on the road with Sonic Youth and Nirvana during their tour of Europe in late 1991, featuring live performances by Dinosaur Jr, Babes In Toyland, The Ramones and Gumball, on the Dendy Powerhouse Outdoor Cinema.

Open Frame, Brisbane Powerhouse,Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus 

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus, July 19, 7:30pm, $22-$28.50 + bf

To capture the breadth and depth of the musical career of Japanese composer and recording artist Ryuichi Sakamoto seems impossible, but somehow Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus almost accomplishes this herculean challenge. The documentary of Sakamoto’s final performance before his death from cancer last year will screen at the Dendy Powerhouse Outdoor Cinema for one-night-only.

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Open Frame 2024

Brisbane Powerhouse

119 Lamington St

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Jul 18-21, 2024

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