Lekman takes lost indie-pop hooks of past and present and breathes into them his droll senses of romance and melody, giving them new-found buoyancy. His songs serve as a reminder to look closer at the world around us, at its most heartbreaking, its most loving and its most absurd.
Over the past decade, few songwriters have dedicated themselves to dramatising the rise and fall of the heart as brilliantly as Lekman. PITCHFORK
With their melodic guitar and blissful synth overlay, this duos’ sublime blend of folk and electronics takes you from serene to haunting and back again.
This duo could be the forerunners for resurrecting the Australian folk scene. DRUM MEDIA
Surprise guest Erlend Öye, from the influential Norwegian minimalist-duo Kings of Convenience (masters of bittersweet harmonies and delicate, stripped back guitars) and the electronic dance music project The Whitest Boy Alive, will impart true indie-pop craftsmanship in a special performance before Jens Lekman.
The Chevron Festival Gardens is a fully licensed venue which includes standing or seated performances. No BYO drinks of any kind. Seating is provided. Food and drink available for purchase. 18+ ID Required. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Entry is at venue management's discretion. Conditions of entry subject to capacity and licensing restrictions.