ANNOUNCEMENT: A Second Show for Damien Rice in Shanghai!

3pm on Sunday May 22. Tickets open 9am on April 23

“The music of Damien Rice demands close attention: he’s a nuanced performer who isn’t afraid to lay his feelings bare.” – The New York Times

It’s happening.

We are very happy to announce a second show for Damien Rice in Shanghai, at 3pm on Sunday May 22. Damien’s first show, that same evening, received an enormous response and was sold out within three hours. We’ve worked extra hard to make this additional gig possible!

This second show is at the same venue (The SSO Concert Hall at 1380 Middle Fuxing Road – 复兴中路1380号). Tickets will be available from 9am, Saturday April 23rd on Gewara and Ticket 2010. All the details below.

For everyone who missed out, this is a second chance to catch one of our generation’s most poignant songwriters. Prepare to be transported by his brittle, raw and honest music in the Symphony Hall’s majestic setting.


Ticketing Details:

 Tickets will be available from 9am April 23rd (Saturday) on:

Both sites are Chinese language only, and accept local bank cards, and online payment services like Alipay. Children under 1.2m will not be allowed entry for this show.

Tickets are priced at 680 / 480 / 280 RMB, depending on seat location. Due to high demand, you can only book one ticket per account. For updates on the 180 / 80 RMB ticket tiers, follow the SSO’s official Wechat account (search for ‘上海交响乐团’). After payment and confirmation, please follow the instructions that Gewara or Ticket 2010 send you to collect your tickets on time.

The official SSO website will no be selling tickets for this show. There will also be no door tickets for this show.

Damien Rice Show Information
 Date: May 22nd, 2016 Sunday
 Afternoon show (tickets sold out): 15:00
Night show (tickets sold out): 20:00
Please reach the venue at least 45 minutes in advance.
Price: 680 / 480 / 280 / 180 / 80 RMB
Venue: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Symphony Hall 上海交响乐团音乐厅 主厅1380 Middle Fuxing Road, near Baoqing Road (徐汇区复兴中路1380号,近宝庆路)

Split Works official
Damien Rice official website:
Consequence of Sound review of ‘My Favourite Faded Fantasy’:

About Contemporale:
The Contemporale series began in the autumn of 2014 as a collaboration between the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Split Works and hosts exciting contemporary musical acts in a classical music environment, at the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra’s new home in downtown Shanghai.

The 2014-15 season saw piano, guitar and strings from the Ukraine (Lubomyr Melnyk), Canada (Moonface) and the US (Bill Callahan).  With fully sold out Chamber Halls across the season, Contemporale has expanded its programme for the 2015-16 season, taking in twice the number of artists and including performances in the 1,200 seat Concert Hall.

About Split Works:
Split Works has been rocking in the free (ish) world since 2006. Working with inspirational artists from across the globe, the good people at Split Works HQ have been a key contributor to the continued rise of China’s music scene.

Split Works has launched five music festivals and promoted over 400 tours to 30 Chinese cities, always striving to stay true to a familiar refrain: the music has to be special, every single time. From Godspeed You! Black Emperor to Sonic Youth, from Thee Oh Sees to Mac Demarco and Shabazz Palaces, from Black Rabbit to JUE and Wooozy to Echo Park and More Music. We love music, we love China and we love you.

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