Blackbird Raum


Antifolk/ Akustikpunk
Einlass ab 20 Uhr 30 – 3 Euro!

Banjo, Akkordeon und zich andere Instrumente. Dazu Schreien und singen sie locker für ein Dutzend. Und alles richtig Akustisch!
So hätte Punk im Mittelalter geklungen! Für Freunde von GHOST MICE, JEFF ROWE und anderen.
Findet wieder gemütlich im Cafe (oder im Saal) statt.

Blackbird Raum formed out of the nucleus of a squatter community living in abandoned buildings and greenbelt treehouses in Santa Cruz, CA, in the early 2000’s. Finding themselves living without electricity, they began to learn to play folk instruments from each other and other members of the traveling punk/folk culture. They all grew up playing in anarcho-punk, indie and ska bands and then, knowing next to nothing about traditional music, slowly gathered together the skills to create a new genre of music, based somewhere right in the middle of punk and
folk. Refusing the retro cliches of many of their contemporaries, they write entirely original music (in both senses of the word) that is reflective of the world they live in: a realm of abusive police, ecological devastation, creeping ambiguity and vague fear, but also a strong sense of community and a deep love of a natural world constantly on the verge of collapse. They jump back and forth between extremely fast metal-influenced jug band dance numbers and quasi-medieval chant-and-drone while doing herky-jerky hardcore-influenced time signature gymnastics. They toured the country in a tiny truck, playing mainstream folk festivals, punk houses, squats and all ages clubs. When they aren’t touring, they play various American and European traditional music, hang out in the woods, raise children and read a lot of library books.

Eine Verunstaltung der Konzert“gruppe“ Punkncore: Myspace und Facebook

28. Juni 2011

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