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NEW YEAR'S CARNIVAL!: Big John Bates, Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow & the VaudeVille Vagabonds, Devil in the Woodshack

Wed. December 31st 2014 9pm sharp! Railway Club (No Minors) 9pm sharp!
$15 adv / $20 door
Tickets at: Railway Club, Highlife Records, Zulu Records, Red Cat Records, Northern Tickets Box Office, http://northerntickets.com
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Wednesday, December 31st IMU presents NEW YEAR'S CARNIVAL! BIG JOHN BATES, REVEREND HEATHEN STRANGEFELLOW & The VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS + DEVIL IN THE WOOD SHACK @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir . Show 9pm sharp! / $20 door / $15 adv tickets @ Railway Club, High Life, Zulu, Red Cat Records & http://northerntickets.com/events/new-years-carnival

Come one, come everyone to the Railway Club's New Year's Eve Carnival Spectacular! Thrill to the wild, post-apocalyptic, outlaw rock noir of Big John Bates! Experience the internationally acclaimed musical cabaret extravaganza of Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow and the VaudeVille Vagabonds as they unleash an awe-inspiring production of epic proportions! Drink to the stellar prohibition-era drunkabilly with Devil In The Woodshack! Don't miss this one of a kind New Year's Eve celebration!

BIG JOHN BATES crafts a southern gothic landscape drowned in atmosphere and resurrected in fire, spinning dark cabaret, rustic blues and alternative country into a sound that could be described as Americana Noir. With blinding intensity and spellbinding stage chemistry, his band's awe-inspiring, bass contorting, stage jumping, sparks-a-flying live performances have been riveting audiences throughout North America and Europe. http://www.bigjohnbates.com

REVEREND HEATHEN STRANGEFELLOW & The VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS is a gypsy rock circus show with live music, exotic belly dancers, contortion, sword swallowing, clowns, audience game shows and even werewolves fighting Mexican wrestlers! Musically inspired by the likes of Gogol Bordello and Tom Waits, the shows are akin to a grass roots Cirque du Soleil in the form of a swing/rock band with coed vocals and instrumentation including standup bass, accordion, clarinet, baritone saxophone and drums. "Acrobats, monsters, belly dancers, a Riverboat Queen, and the best undefinable and amazing music I've experienced in decades!" -- J Andrew Banks (journalist/photographer) http://www.facebook.com/pages/Heathen-Strangefellow-The-Vaudeville-Vagabonds/196539523717512

DEVIL IN THE WOOD SHACK is a six-piece acoustic band with unapologetic honesty and more intrigue than a well told story! Their members hail from opposite ends of the country, forging a gypsy, western, pirate punk sound that's raw and untamed, straight from hell riding on drunken angel wings. http://www.facebook.com/devilinthewoodshack

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Big John Bates "Noirchestra" (Americana Noir)

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From the Bestiary to the Leathering Room, the newest LP from Big John Bates is the heart of the band’s dramatic post-punk performances and the thick white vinyl is covered with the intoxicating art of Santiago Caruso. Their “rustic tapestry of bowed bass, guitars and thumping percussion” now embraces the addition of Requiemily’s post-ro... more info

Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow & the VaudeVille Vagabonds (Gypsy Glitch Vaudeville Circus)

We unleash for your entertainment and gawking spectacularity! "Reverend Heathen StrangeFellow and the VaudeVille Vagabonds":a musical & theatrical cabaret extravaganza! "VVV is an authentic embodiment of old carnival & Neo-Victorian Stage-show. Madness!" With a monster hunting ringmaster, deranged musicians, crazy chaotic clowns, exotic be... more info
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