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Event Archive - Ten Strings & A Goatskin

Sun. February 4th 2018 @  St. James Community Hall (All Ages)
8pm doors at 7pm
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
Age-old entertainments —sitting around the fire, telling tales— can take on ever-new faces. Young acoustic power trio Ten Strings and a Goat Skin from Canada’s Prince Edward Isle know this, transforming tradition with vigour, curiosity, and sparks of goofy humour. They’re inviting a new circle of listeners Auprès du Poêle (“around the woodstove”; released June 12, 2016) for sometimes moody, sometimes high-energy set of original and traditional songs. Expanding on the Scottish and Acadian roots of PEI’s traditional music, Ten Strings and a Goatskin weave old-school Franco-Canadian, Breton, Irish, and Scottish tunes with wickedly current grooves and clever quirks, flirting with indie’s best moments.

Advance tickets available at, as well as at Highlife Records & Tapestry Music Vancouver.


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