GORDI - Cowra Civic Centre

Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 08:00 pm

Event Details

WHEN
Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 08:00 pm
WHERE
Cowra Civic Centre at Darling Street
COWRA, New South Wales, Australia, 2794
COST
$40 + transaction fee
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CONTACT
Cowra Civic Centre
02 6340 2130 02 6340 2130
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Description

They are rescheduling the show at Cowra Civic Centre to Saturday 13 February 2021. Ticket holders for the original date have been emailed. 

Gordi returns to her NSW country roots for a special performance for the community she holds dear in her heart.  

Gordi is the musical moniker of Australian singer-songwriter-producer, Sophie Payten, from the tiny agricultural town of Canowindra (population 1,800). The Troye Sivan collaborator who has toured with the likes of Sam Smith, Bon Iver, Julien Baker and The Tallest Man On Earth delivered her debut record Reservoir through Jagjaguwar and Liberation Records in late 2017 and her second album Our Two Skins in June 2020. Her latest album was produced alongside Bon Iver’s production team, Chris Messina and Zach Hanson, who flew from Wisconsin to Sophie’s farm in regional Australia to set up a temporary studio. The album is an exploration of identity, community and isolation, as the young artist came to terms with her new identity against the backdrop of Australia’s marriage equality vote. The impeccable ten-track record was named triple j’s feature album, praised by Pitchfork and garnered attention across Europe and America. Establishing herself as a versatile collaborator in addition to her own progressive pursuits as Gordi, she has cemented herself as a formidable creative force so early in her career. Collaborations with Alex Somers (Sigur Ros), Bon Iver, S. Carey, Big Red Machine, Troye Sivan, Julien Baker and The Tallest Man On Earth have vindicated her industry and peer accolades, including awards from triple j, FBi Radio, APRA, PPCA, and the Australia Council for the Arts.

Now a qualified doctor after miraculously completing her medical studies over the course of six years in between international touring and recording, her musical output continues to be steeped in progressive production, yet anchored to classic, stadium-ready songwriting. Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel, Sarah McLachlan all share the musical DNA that Payten brings to the world; Gordi gets at it both ways — massive and personal music that doesn’t concede an inch of artistic vision.

Will include a support act. More details to come. 

Capacity is limited so bookings are essential. Covid Safe procedures are in place including allocated seating. 

Cost and Tickets

Cost & Tickets

$40 + transaction fee
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Organizer

Cowra Civic Centre

Phone: 02 6340 2130 02 6340 2130

civiccentre@cowra.nsw.gov.au
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Venue

Cowra Civic Centre

Darling Street
COWRA, New South Wales, Australia
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