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Event Archive - TONIGHT!: Dave Lang & the Twin Otters, The Ghostbirds, Shelder the Electric Clamfish

Fri. June 15th 2012 8:00 - 11:00 The Solstice Cafe (All Ages) 8:00 - 11:00
$10 at the door only.
This shall be a most incredible and scintillating triple bill that you indeed do not want to miss!

Come dance to Dave Lang & the Twin Otters on your Friday night - 30s jazz and western swing!

This award winning band features original arrangements of standard and soon to be standard tunes ably delivered. They have toured Western Canada several times and are looking forward to getting you on the dance floor at Solstice Cafe! Don't forget your dancing shoes!

For more information and to hear some of their music, go to http://www.davelang.com

Formed in June of 2009, The Ghostbirds are an original folk-rock duo (sometimes full band) out of Victoria BC. Described as "wild fairy music" and "Fleetwood Mac meets The Arcade Fire", The Ghostbirds delve into the mystic and take you with them on a journey through their eerie and soaring siren songs. With a new album and video in the works and sporting a recent nomination for song of the year in the 2012 Vancouver Island Music awards, this band is one to keep your sights on this summer!

https://www.facebook.com/theghostbirds

Combining electrifying musical energy and a neon-rainbow wardrobe with a sense of humour that will make you wish you brought a change of underwear, Shelder the Electric Clamfish provides a non-stop high-intensity variety hour full of original tunes, spoken word pieces, traditional folk-song medleys and of course, Shelderized versions of songs from the 1973 cult classic, The Wickerman. If you have ever seen Shelder perform, you have most likely experienced one or more of the following feelings: joy, laughter, anger, shock, incontinence, disbelief or absolute happiness. Prepare to be Shelderized!

https://www.facebook.com/electricclamfish

Doors open at 7:30 - tickets $10 at the door.

Dave Lang & the Twin Otters (30s jazz & western swing)

Dave Lang & the Twin Otters subscribe to an ethic that seems to have disappeared from today’s music scene. Proponents of journalist Malcolm Gladwell’s "10,000 hours" assertion that competency requires massive amounts of hard work, Lang and his musical compatriots (clarinet player Jeff Poynter and upright bassist Alex Rempel) have achieved succe... more info

The Ghostbirds (Indie Folk/rock)

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Formed in June of 2009, The Ghostbirds are an original folk duo/band out of Victoria BC. Described as "wild fairy music" and "ancient celtic meets an apocalyptic future". The Ghostbirds delve into the mystic and take you with them on a journey through their eerie and soaring siren songs. Influences: Mother Mother, Bjork, Radiohead, Iron&Wine, Mo... more info
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