Event Archive - 9th Annual Accordion Noir Festival presents Love Potion Cabaret: Nefertiti in the Kitchen, Patrick Farrell and Ben Holmes, Jet Black Pearl, Nathan Shubert, Tim Chan, Duo Finelli, Geoff Berner
Fri. September 9th 2016 @ New York Theatre (No Minors)
Tickets at: https://thecultch.com/events/9th-annual-accordion-noir-festival/
This annual celebration of underground accordion culture brings together artists from around the globe for four days of squeezebox-themed concerts, dance parties, community events and cabaret. A long-time East Vancouver favourite, it showcases the best in alt accordion including cabaret, circus, folk-roots, indie, punk and klezmer. This year’s festival highlights the accordion’s deep cultural roots and features acts from Texas, Nunavut, Colombia, China and France alongside local favourites like Geoff Berner, Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron, and many more. Blending the cutting edge with the fiercely danceable, Noir Potion #9 is a four day dose of love tonic, guaranteed to cure accordion haters.
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Tim Chan (Power pop, indie rock)
Currently, I'm the vocalist/guitarist for China Syndrome and guitarist for Pill Squad. more info
Geoff Berner (Klezmer Punk)
Geoff Berner writes peculiar, witty, sometimes heartbreaking songs with way too much insight
into human nature. When he sings them, he stands alone on stage, playing his accordion, Estella.
The music is a unique mix of folk, punk, and klezmer. The effect can be at times haunting,
confrontational, or just absurd. Sometimes all three at the same t... more info