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Event Archive - Squeezebox Rendezvous: The Plodes, Wintermitts, Ol Crocodile, The Creaking Planks, Dr. Jack’s Jackpot of Cabaret Curios

Sat. September 13th 2014 8:00PM The Russian Hall (All Ages) 8:00PM
$15 at the door, $12.50 advance
Tickets at: Brown Paper Tickets, Zulu Records, Highlife Records, Red Cat Records
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.
http://accordionnoirfest.com/

The Plodes

we're like The Wiggles but for people who hate themselves more info

The Creaking Planks (jug band)

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The jug band of the damned! Drawing on numerous and disparate naive, folk and outsider musical traditions, the common thread running through the performers in this ensemble is that individually, none of them belong in a contemporary musical context – while together, their sum suggests nothing stranger than the iPod of 1906. Keep yer eyes open fo... more info
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