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Gimme the lute: Jozef Van Wissem in Dublin

The man behind the Only Lovers Left Alive soundtrack comes to town

Jozef Van Wissem

Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 09:43


Jozef Van Wissem is the Dutch composer and lutist who lit up Jim Jarmusch’s recent Only Lovers Left Alive film with his smartly observed, hypnotic ream of ancient lute wig-outs and heavyweight drone sensibilities. He will perform the soundtrack at Whelan’s, Dublin tomorrow night (October 1 from 8pm, admission €12) in association with the Darklight Film Festival and there’s also a pre-show audience Q&A to be hosted by Daniel Gray. Please note that this is a bring-your-own-lute gig.