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Acoustic / Punk night at the copper owl: Greg Rekus, Pirates on the Inside, Pages From The Oak Tree, Broken Shoe

Wed. January 18th 2000 Copper Owl (No Minors) 2000
tba at the door only.
GREG REKUS (Winnipeg)

With an acoustic guitar, giant stomp box, and punk rock tucked away in his back pocket, Greg Rekus' unique brand of Folk Punk or “Riot Folk” is like no other. He tours Europe regularly from London to Ukraine. He consistently plays all around the United States and Canada. Finally, he has released two full length albums and a 7 inch in several different countries through a network of indie labels.


Hailing from Nanaimo, British Columbia, Pirate on the Inside is a high-energy political acoustic folk-punk band consisting of Trevor Dickinson on acoustic guitar, harmonica, and lead vocals with Ryan Masson on upright bass and backing vocals.


Starting as street performers in Victoria, Pages from the Oak Tree are something between Louisiana Blues and Eastern European old time. Bringing a Baltic twist to a warm folk sound and covering it in a heavy dose of foot stomping rhythm and heart warming harmonies. These three folks blend six instruments into a macabre sing-a-long and pour it over a waltzing old-time mosh pit.


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