Painting the Wignacourt Purplle

Band Purplle T3ree is set to take centre stage this Thursday as Wignacourt’s Summer Under the Stars keeps on shining well into autumn.

The Wignacourt is fast becoming as well-known for cultural events as it is for history. Seven weeks after Summer Under the Stars was kicked off with a roar of laughter by the Wembley Store Boys, the series of culture and music that took over Thursday nights is set to continue, even though summer has now made way for autumn.

Purplle T3ree, a band formed of guitarist and cajonist Matt West and frontman Ben Purplle (who will also be on the guitar) are now set to follow in the footsteps of the acts who have made Wignacourt’s Summer Under the Stars a staple summer event.

“Performing at the Wignacourt feels like you’re going back in time,” Ben Purplle tells us. “We keep imagining that, at some point, a group of people will walk in dressed in old-fashioned attire, see us there playing modern music, and charge us with playing black magic chants!

“History at the Wignacourt is such a strong concept, but it’s also great at adapting to modernity… and this event is going to be a great, one-of-a-kind experience! We are three, tightly-connected musicians who, although influenced by different things, produce a unified sound. Those joining us on the night can look forward to a chilled-out experience, and plenty of fantastic covers performed in our own trademark style.”

Purplle T3ree will perform at the Wignacourt Wine Gardens on Thursday 3 October 2013 from 9pm onwards. Please call on 2749 4905 to book your table.