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Event Archive - Accordion Noir presents an Evening of Pleasing Squeezing: Natasha Enquist, Alex Cooper, Rowan Lipkovits

Tue. June 8th 2010 8pm doors at 7:30pm The Fort Cafe (All Ages) 8pm doors at 7:30pm
$5
Rowan Lipkovits fronts the jug band of the damned, the Creaking Planks, and specialises in musical impishness: squeezing music out of his box which was never intended for it and playing sad songs with great gusto and happy abandon. Once you feel you know what to expect, he ducks and weaves again, throwing the listener and avoiding being pinned down.

Natasha Enquist straddles the worlds of the musical, the visual and the dramatic, cutting a figure on the theatrical stage and no less striking behind the megaphone with Bučan Bučan. On this occasion she is playing in partnership with Alexander "Sunheart" Cooper, controlling an impressive and startling array of electronic sound manipulation equipment to make you forget every prior way you've heard the accordion used or abused.

Accordion Noir is alone in its field, for three and a half years the pre-eminent podcast covering the global beat of the punky and vibrant accordion renaissance.

Doors at 7:30, admission is $5.

Natasha Enquist "Miss Natasha/Accordion Girl" (Cabaret Accordionista/Electro Songstress Poptart)

Professional Performer, Accordionist, Singer, Actor, Comedienne, Children’s Entertainer and Model, but most well known for bringing a transformative energy to what ever role she plays, the number of ways Miss Natasha Enquist can entertain an audience is limitless. Surrounded by the colorful influence of her close knit German/Swedish/Hungaria... more info

Rowan Lipkovits

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Rowan Lipkovits is a performer based out of his hometown of Vancouver, Canada. Emerging from the late ’90s as a performance poet and composer of tracked .MODule music, he switched gears dramatically, putting his 15 years of piano lessons to strange new use when he followed the lead of Geoff Berner and picked up an accordion. A year later he reali... more info
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