In 1978, Perth teenagers David McComb, Alsy Macdonald and Phil Kakulas formed a band that became known as The Triffids. They wrote evocative songs, penned mostly by McComb, and delivered a confident live show that saw them gain cult status at home and overseas. The band’s original members played their last show in 1989 and McComb passed away a decade later.
Now, five years since they last performed together, The Triffids are back. For this special one-off Festival gig, all five remaining members take to the stage with carefully selected special guest vocalists to celebrate the life of David McComb and the legacy of an adored Australian band.