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Event Archive - The Creaking Planks' 6th anniversary: The Creaking Planks, Petunia, Al Mader

Mon. January 31st 2011 Railway Club (No Minors)
9:30 doors at 8:30
Presented by: Deet Street, Connect
Six years after their accidental performance art introduction, the jug band of the damned the Creaking Planks celebrates their anniversary closing the Deet Street series at the Railway Club with a freshly-churned songbook and scads of special guests from their years of rotating membership. Sharing the stage are musical guiding lights Petunia the yodeling cowboy and Al Mader, the Minimalist Jug Band.


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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


Petunia has been swoonin', swingin', croonin', and bringin' 'em home to bars, churches, kitchens, street corners, subway stations ... wherever the wind has taken him for the past five years. His not-so-secret fanclub grows bigger and bigger each and every week. His 'need to sing' started early in his youth in the small French-speaking town of St... more info
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