Deserts Xuan and Algae (Taiwan)
18/10 (Friday);8 pm
Deserts Xuan and Algae:
Deserts, Vocals and Guitar
Kuo Kuo, Guitar
Josh, Drum Set
Opening Guest Band: L.A.V.Y.
Programme to be announced
The Taiwanese indie singer-songwriter Deserts Xuan is known for her compelling solo performances featuring just her voice and a guitar. She has performed extensively in live music clubs and on university campuses, presenting her latest compositions, which describe her attitude towards life and society. Following her 2006 debut album, My Life Will…, Deserts Xuan released three more records, the latest of which is 2012’s Games We Play. Even more recently, she has become prominent on the internet and in student circles and has been distinguished with numerous awards, among them “Best Taiwan/Hong Kong Artist” at the 2009 Beijing Pop Music Awards and “Best Singer-Songwriter”, “Best Lyricist”, “Best Song Producer” and the “Chairman Award” at the 13th Top Chinese Awards 2013. Deserts Xuan has appeared in Taiwan’s Spring Scream and Hohaiyan Rock Festivals, as well as in other music festivals in Mainland China, and has garnered a loyal following within the younger generations. Deserts Xuan and her band Algae now visit Macao to share their unique musical style with local audiences.
Opening for them at Mount Fortress is local band L.A.V.Y., an old-school rock band consisting of four experienced musicians who never fail to deliver fantastic live performances attracting fans from within the territory and beyond. L.A.V.Y. draw inspiration for their songs from all facets of life, searching for meaning in emotions, dreams and the rapidly changing day-to-day.
A concert not to be missed!
Duration: approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, including one interval