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Event Archive - Late show: The Return of The Fast Folk Underground: Eugene Ripper, Unlinked Musician, LIZARD JAMBOREE

Thu. April 21st 2011 Railway Club (No Minors)
Eugene Ripper
Trailblazing fast folk rocker returns to Vancouver to promote his latest album "Punks and Pushers and notes from the Fast Folk Underground"
" Ripper puts spikes back in folk music." VANCOUVER PROVINCE
" Few can turn a couple of chords into something majestic,
and Eugene Ripper has the gift." OTTAWA CITIZEN
“ Volleying between punk, folk and rock Ripper jumps all over each style,
stealing from one and reshaping another until he comes up
with a unique sound and vibe all his own.” NOW MAGAZINE
"One of Canada's most respected songwriters" TORONTO STAR

Clare Love & The Fanatics
Love once again rises from the roots of Underground with seductive, untamed and inspired post modern stylings.
Lizard Jamboree
Ripper, Rod Bruno, Aaron Chapman, Mike McKay, Shane Wilson and other special guests let the roots rock roll hard with more songs about lust, death, outlaws, betrayal,love, fast cars,Vincent Van Gogh and The People's Republic of China - it's gonna be a rocker!
A Brief history of the Fast Folk Underground.

For more than 20 years at events staged in Vancouver, Toronto, Halifax and New York City, Eugene Ripper and a horde of fellow travelers have sketched truly unique reconciliation of gritty urban post-modern styles: Fast, folk or underground! It's a potent brew including the likes of The Sadies, Young and Sexy,The Lowest of the Low,Hard Rock Miners, Nardwuar, Lach, Billy Ficca, Fond of Tigers, The Waltons, Jack Dekeyzer, Joey Shithead, Pepper Sands, Mr Wrong, The ids, I Braineater,The Washington Squares Dave Bidini, Don Ross, Spiral Beach, Bobby Wiseman, Paul Bellini, The Delvins, Harrison Ford (yes, Harrison Ford), Matthew Good, Matt Mays and so many more.


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Eugene Ripper ("punk folk" "antifolk" "rockabilly "rock" "roots")

After cutting his rock and roll teeth as a founding guitarist for seminal Canadian surf punkabilly rockers Stark Naked & The Fleshtones, Ripper launched a solo career showcasing a storied synthesis of punk, roots, folk and rock and roll supporting his deft lyrical touch to create an ever expanding catalogue of acclaimed album work and award nominat... more info
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