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Electro Swing Club - Swing Affair: Hot Club of Mars, Company B, Michael Fraser

Thu. November 10th 2011 9:00 - 1:30 doors at 8:00 Electric Owl (No Minors) 9:00 - 1:30 doors at 8:00
Tickets at: Highlife Records, Red Cat Records
Welcome to the retro-future. As our economy revisits the depression era, it is time for our culture to revel in the glory of those days. It is time to get snazzed up, and get down to the sounds of Electro Swing that have been taking over the UK and the rest of Europe in the last few years. We are bringing you the first monthly event to focus on these sounds of now on this continent where the music began. As we scour the crates of dusty old record stores and remake these songs into club tunes of today, updating the swing sounds with electro, hip hop, house, bass, and dub. The sounds have been spreading through the Electro Swing compilations on Wagram music out of France, and the White Mink/Black Cotton albums from the UK in the past few years. With Electro Swing coming to every major festival in the EU this summer, we know it will only take a moment for folks on this side of the sea to find out why we are all working up a sweat about the sound.

Hot Club of Mars (Hot Swing/ Gypsy jazz)

The Hot Club of Mars delivers scorching hot Gypsy jazz and sultry originals featuring Deanna Knight on vocals, Michael Dunn and Don Kellett on lead guitars, Mark Dowding on sax, flute and harmonica, Tom Neville on violin, Steve "Bugzy" Szabo on guitars, and Joe Bourchier on bass. more info
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