Accordion Speakeasy: Geoff Berner, , , ,
Fri. September 12th 2014 8:00PM @ The Russian Hall (No Minors) 8:00PM
$15 at the door, $12.50 advance
Presented by: Accordion Noir Festival
A stellar lineup of international and national accordion artists features Socalled (Montreal), Miss Murgatroid (Portland), Lonesome Leash (New Orleans/Los Angeles) and Ol¹ Crocodile (France/Montreal ) alongside Vancouver heavies including Geoff Berner and Wintermitts. The incredible array of squeezebox-centric bands include hip-hop, klezmer, folk, indie rock, blue-grass, punk, avant-garde and even musical theatre. From dance parties, to concerts, to cabaret acts, workshops and a community dinner, The Accordion Noir Festival is Vancouver's chance to be swept away by the deliciously edgy and deliriously sexy world of 'noir' accordion.
Geoff Berner (Klezmer Punk)
Geoff Berner writes peculiar, witty, sometimes heartbreaking songs with way too much insight into human nature. When he sings them, he stands alone on stage, playing his accordion, Estella. The music is a unique mix of folk, punk, and klezmer. The effect can be at times haunting, confrontational, or just absurd. Sometimes all three at the same t... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video]