, Nick Cave announces a conversation event ahead of his show at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Nick Cave has announced an on-stage conversation event titled ‘So, What Do You Want To Know’ on June 5th at The Abbey Theatre, the day before the Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds show at The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham with guests Patti Smith and Whenyoung.

“To be honest I am not sure what is going to happen at these events. I have always loved the Q&A format – not the formal onstage interviews that precede them but the questions from the audience afterwards. The audience tends to ask more challenging, revealing, playful and ultimately serious questions. You never know what you are going to get. They can be fearless and they can go deep. There has been a connection happening with the audience through the recent live shows where we have all shown a kind of willingness to open up and I thought that a direct conversation with the audience might be valuable. The more frank and intimate the questions, the more interesting the evening will be. The audience can ask me anything and I’ll do my best to answer. I do have some things to say. I can always play some songs at the piano if it all goes horribly wrong. But, I don’t know, I’ve got a good feeling about this one.” – Nick Cave

There will also be a Nick Cave season of films at Light House Cinema, Dublin and Pálás, Galway from 1 June to 6 June, featuring Nick Cave’s screenplays, scores with fellow Bad Seed Warren Ellis and documentary collaborations.

Tickets for the conversations event go on sale this Wednesday May 9th via Abbeytheatre.ie.

There will also be a limited number of Production Holds tickets for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds concert in Kilmainham on sale this Friday 11 May priced at €69.50 via Ticketmaster.ie.