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Devin Townsend To Stream "Retinal Circus" Performance Online Through Live Music Stage

On October 27th, renowned multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and now ringleader, Devin Townsend is gearing up for one of his biggest accomplishments to date: The Retinal Circus. Set to take place at London's historic Roundhouse venue, this one-night only event has been sold out for over a year now; however, fans worldwide can still watch this event live online, thanks to Northern Music Company & InsideOut Music in association with Live Music Stage.

To watch Devin Townsend's Retinal Circus online, visit this location to purchase your tickets (tickets can be bought now for £7.99, which is roughly $13 and €10; paypal and all major credit cards are taken).

Devin describes the Retinal Circus as: "a retrospective of my career in music to date, with the central theme being a metaphor of how life and the adventures therein are a 'circus' of sorts. The show involves a cast of characters and guests that support this theme through carnival type performances. A story about how a troubled young man dreams of fantastic scenarios, (illustrated through the music of my back catalogue), which ultimately crests in the characters realization that life is all about the relationships we have with each other. This is the first opportunity I have been given to make theatrical representations of my music."

This three hour plus performance will include:

- A retrospective of Devin Townsend's entire career
- Full choir and theatrical cast
- Visual and aural enhancements unlike any show Devin has done to date
- Several special guests
- Circus and carnival performances and cast
- Art exhibit of Devin's albums, including explanations of each album

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psythe's avatar

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1. psythe writes:

Always cool to see an artist bring their music to the audience in new and interesting ways. Love your creative genius, Devy!

# Oct 11, 2012 @ 1:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. RememberMetal? writes:

This would be over-the-top for anyone but Townsend. I can't help but wonder how many Devin Townsend Band and SYL cuts will make the show... There's a great deal of personal growth in the lyrics and dynamics of the albums that represent those eras. I would prefer a constant performance without the theatrical cast but meh, I'll probably check it out.

# Oct 11, 2012 @ 7:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. anon writes:

Really, all that matters is Ziltoid.

# Oct 11, 2012 @ 8:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Cynic writes:

Wow, do you think there will be a DVD of this? This is sort of an artists wet dream, to do a massive spectacle with music, puppetry, performance, film etc. all in one.

# Oct 11, 2012 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Blindgreed1 writes:

I wouldn't sleep at night if I didn't get to see this. I'm sure a DVD will be released eventually. *gulps*

# Oct 11, 2012 @ 4:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. charlietx80 writes:

DVD will be out spring of 2013

# Oct 12, 2012 @ 1:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

\m/Charlie\m/

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8. Tivic writes:

I can't wait to get the new dvd when it comes out.

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