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Ben Lee


Sat 19 Jun, 2021


Powerhouse Theatre

Admit $49.90*

*plus transaction fee $6.90


2 hrs (incl. interval)

Ages + Warnings

Suitable for all ages.

Presented by The Harbour Agency

Beloved Australian singer-songwriter, activist, and lo-fi pop legend Ben Lee brings his distinctive sound to Brisbane Powerhouse for one night only.

From his first acoustic-driven solo album, Grandpaw Would in 1995 (featuring Liz Phair), Ben’s songs have always attempted to take his most complex and existential romantic yearnings and compress them into sublimely catchy and melodic pop songs.

This seemingly paradoxical quest has generated some wonderful results over the years. ‘Cigarettes Will Kill You’, from 1999’s Breathing Tornadoes, has become a modern Australian classic. 2005’s Awake is the New Sleep brought Ben to worldwide attention, generating the double-platinum, ARIA-winning hit ‘Catch My Disease’ and the enduring ‘We’re All in this Together’, a song that has become an anthem of sorts for a troubled world over the past year.

“I don’t look at life as a linear adventure,” he explains “I very rarely know where I’m going next – I follow what I am passionate about and where I can be useful.”

Ben Lee will be supported by Indie Folk Rock duo from Brisbane – McDermott & North.


We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously.

A COVID Safe Plan is in place for Brisbane Powerhouse.

For contact tracing purposes, we are using the Check In Qld app. 

For a seamless entry on the night, we recommend downloading the Check In Qld app prior to your arrival. 

If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling unwell, please stay home. 

Detailed information regarding your safe experience and conditions of entry can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Box Office on 07 3358 8600.


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