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Event Archive - Late show: Fast Folk Underground Holiday Show!: Eugene Ripper, LIZARD JAMBOREE, Jody Glenham Band, D Trevlon Band

Wed. December 28th 2011 Railway Club (No Minors)
$10 at the door only.
Eugene Ripper
"Ripper puts spikes back in folk music."
Vancouver Province
"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
Jody Glenham Band
D Trevlon Band
Lizard Jamboree
Rounding out the evening will be an appearance by an all star outfit of punk rock folkers who will be sure to kick out the marmalade with some burning' Ripper favorites and super cool songs they dig. If they don't explode with anticipation will land somewhere between John Prine, The Clash and the Ramones - Cheers! The Band features Eugene Ripper, Aaron Chapman, Shane Wilson, Mike Evans and Kyle Taylor.
A Brief history of the Fast Folk Underground
Over the course of the last 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 likes of The Sadies, Hard Rock Miners, Nardwuar, Fond of Tigers, Jack Dekeyzer, Herald Nix, Joe Keithley, Peppersands, Harrison Ford (yes, that Harrison Ford), Billy Cowsill, Matthew Good and 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

D Trevlon Band

"Beginning with the title track, it’s clear that this is a special album from one of the city’s best trios. With his basso croon – Trevlon is on record admitting a love for Englebert Humperdink – and Joy Division-by-way-of-Johnny Cash songwriting, the songs swagger and holler with hellfire of a persona who collects broken hearts and dreams.... more info
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