Regina Folk Festival presents Winterruption: Duchess Says, Partner, The Florals
- January 18, 2018 - Doors at: 7:30pm / Showtime: 8:00pm
January 18th, 2018
Duchess Says, Partner, The Florals
Duchess Says was created in late 2003 by four influent members of the Church of Budgerigars who decided to collaborate together in a common musical project. Their goal was to ensure a faithful representation of the message of the Duchess (or spiritual budgie) through a precise artistic dialog. Composed of A-Claude (vox, keytar, guitar), Ismael (keyboard, guitar), Phil (guitar, bass, feedbacks) and Simon Says (lo-fi beats, drums and doubtful noises), Duchess Says is serving us a repertory of "Moog rock" songs strong in images and enormously intense live performances! Their musical influences range from no wave, new wave, punk, to cinema and visual arts. If you pay attention, you could see them perform in the most unusual places such as golf courses, shop windows, vacant building sites etc. Duchess Says has the mandate to de-contextualize the rock and to promote simultaneously their Church on the way.
Partner is the "mature" effort of two best friends named Josée Caron and Lucy Niles. Borne of their bizarre and fortuitous friendship, Partner confidently harnesses the infinite power of Rock to explore a variety of niche yet strangely universal themes. Self-described as post-classic-rock.
The Florals were formed after a random run-in in Regina's Cathedral neighborhood between Piper Burns (The Steves, Gates Of Dawn) and Carl Johnson (Library Voices, Spationauts). They soon added bass slayer/barrister Riva Farrell-Racette (Sylvie/Spoils) and Ethan Anderson (The Steves/Wolf Willow) and poof, The Florals as we know them today came into existence. They've released one album - admittedly half-assed - I Swear I Saw Hell, and they've never played a show outside of Saskatchewan.
Location: Revival Music Room
Doors open at 7:30 PM
Show starts at 8:00 PM
Advance tickets - 20
Tickets at the door - 25
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