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Event Archive - TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD ORCHESTRA RETURNS HOME - WED. OCT 15TH AT UPSTAIRS CABARET: Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra, Compassion Gorilla, Carosels

Wed. October 15th 2014 9:30pm doors at 8:30pm The Upstairs Cabaret (No Minors) 9:30pm doors at 8:30pm
$14.50 for the first 100/$16.50 thereafter
Victoria BC Ska Society is proud to present long time family Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra with guests Wed. October 15th at Upstairs Cabaret.

It's been hard to believe how far that Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra has come since they began almost 10 years ago in the underground of bohemian Victoria, on Canada’s lush west coast. The band's sound has taken various transformations and has now developed into a new, refined sound crafted by years of constant performing and touring together. Though drawing on flamenco flourishes learned in Spain, on African percussion, on bluegrass and other roots music from across the Americas, TMO has cycled through far-flung influences and youthful forays into sounds from all over, finding new vistas of creativity that bring them closer to their own beginnings, to the people and places that have shaped them.

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra (Indie-Folk-Gypsy-Roots)

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By stumbling through a strange place, by bumping up against and buoying each other, The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra has found home. Though drawing on flamenco flourishes learned in Spain, on African percussion, on bluegrass and other roots music from across the Americas, TMO has cycled through far-flung influences and youthful forays into sou... more info
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Compassion Gorilla (Worldbeat)

This eight-piece worldbeat powerhouse will liberate feet and catapult audiences into whole-hearted dance entrancement. Locally, people know that a Gorilla’s show means an event – costumes, celebration and outlandish dancing. Infused with elements of Latin & African music, Compassion Gorilla combines tight instrumental arrangements with songs an... more info
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