Known for their alternative rock music, Radiohead was formed in 1985 and their debut single “Creep” was their ticket to fame in 1993. This Radiohead Candlelight concert is bringing the haunting, melancholic songs by the rock band to Skirball Cultural Center for fans to hear classical renditions of “Burn the Witch”, “Karma Police” and more performed under the mesmerizing glow of candlelight.
Radiohead fans embrace the band’s musical oddities, complex layers of unnatural sounds, and experimental works. Inspired by the likes of U2 and Miles Davis, the group has gone on to shape the sound of unconventional rock. Whether you are a jaded music lover or indifferent to an avant-garde approach to rock, there is something captivating about their songs that draws you into their progressive art.
You’ll step into Skirball Cultural Center, illuminated by the gentle glow of flickering candlelight as the talented musicians fill the air with sounds of your favorite Radiohead tracks. Guests will hear fan favorites, including “Karma Police”, “Fake Plastic Trees”, “Motion Picture Soundtrack”, “All I Need”, and many more inside an enchanting candlelit setting.
Following its enormous success worldwide—in cities like London, NYC and Paris—this highly-praised series is bringing its unique series to local shores. These exclusive concerts are known for blending breathtaking architecture, romantic lighting and captivating music.
The Orchid Quintet brings a fresh, yet equally mesmerizing energy and sensibility to every chord of Radiohead’s selected opuses. You won’t be disappointed by this intimate Radiohead Candlelight concert.
Note that for the safety of all guests, electric candles will be used.