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The Avenging Angel of Klezmer

Canadian accordionist, Geoff Berner comes to Hastings as part of his European tour, along with a huge back catalogue of songs, many of which have now been covered in his home country, as well as being heralded with critical acclaim from a plethora of music papers and Billy Bragg: “Cherish him, cherish him, for there really is no one like him. Fantastic.”. John Knowles writes.

Posted 13:25 Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , , , ,
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Accordion heaven

For lovers of the accordion this was indeed a weekend to be remembered with not one, but two outstanding performances. On Friday night we were treated to the dry wit, political satire and Jewish Klezmer punk of Canadian Geoff Berner and his stripped down band of violin and paired down drum kit. On Saturday we had the Tiger Lillies, playing dark songs with disturbing lyrics at the Stade. HOT’s John Knowles was there.

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Geoff Berner: “Fantastic” – Billy Bragg

Geoff Berner, highly acclaimed by none other than Billy Bragg, makes a rare appearance at The Roomz on Friday July 5th. We present a preview by John Knowles of Fetch.

Posted 16:11 Monday, Jul 1, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,
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