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Event Archive - Electro Vaudeville Festival Apr 12&13: Alice Francis, Hard Times Hit Parade, Swingrowers , Flying Monkey Foxes, Super and the Get Hot, Neil E. Dee, Company B, Blackberry Wood, Good Co, Bananafish Dance Orchestra, Sepiatonic, The Creaking Planks

Fri. April 12th 2013 @  Grandview Legion Hall (No Minors)
8:00pm - 2:00am doors at 8:00pm
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Presented by: Electro Swing Club Seattle, Electro Swing Club Vancouver
Welcome to the Electro Vaudeville Fest! An international festival of live music and performances where classy lasses and scruffy scoundrels alike come to enjoy a hoppin’, swingin’ good time on their feet.
Jive to the vintage tunes and fresh modern beats of electro swing, and let your heart lead you on a journey through time. But beware: you are certain to meet some strange folk along the way! Beautiful burlesque dancers tantalize on-lookers. Gentlemen, take off your hats for the amazing acrobats. Give a holler for the swing and tap dancers, and a nod waaay up to the stilt-walkers.
Electro Swing is the new dance music sensation that has been quickly gaining momentum. Old-school swing and jazz songs are revamped and revisited, wrapped up in sick modern beats and sultry bass lines.
Our events welcome one and all, ordinary and extraordinary. Only here can you meet a Victorian dandy, a 50's style swing dancer and a dreaded belly dancer dancing together to the sweet rhythms of electro


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Blackberry Wood (Alt-Country, Gypsy, Circus)

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Bananafish Dance Orchestra (Latin/jazz/Funk/Reggae/Ska)

Bananafish Dance Orchestra is a 7-piece powerhouse groove sensation. All members of the band are enrolled or have already graduated from Nanaimo’s VIU with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. They will be playing some of their favourite material from influences such as Lettuce, The Cat Empire, Sergeant Garcia and more. Niall Harvey lead vocals/p... 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