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Listen: 28 years ago today, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds played the Chestnut Cabaret

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Nick Cave | photo by Joe Del Tufo | joedeltufo.com

Where were you the evening of February 7th, 1989? If you were a Nick Cave fan living anywhere near Philadelphia, chances are you were at 38th and Ludlow watching the Australian showman play songs from his 1988 LP Tender Prey. The now-shuttered Chestnut Cabaret played host to a few of Cave’s rare Philly appearances in the 80s, and this one happens to be archived on Youtube thanks to a full audio taping.

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