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Dina Maccabee/Ron Shalom: Viola Ballads & Baroque Death Pop
May 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $15 - $20
Dina Maccabee performs lush, ethereal music using viola, vocals, and electronic processing. Taking an experimental approach to folk sensibilities, she crafts a singular, intimate sound world around each of her original and often personal songs. Ron Shalom presents songs from the peripheries of consciousness utilizing electronics, video, and storytelling.
Dina Maccabee – viola, vocals, laptop
Ron Shalom – guitar, vocals
Dina Maccabee is a multifaceted string player, songwriter, composer, and performer who was deeply involved in the Bay Area live music scene for many years. Best known locally for her work with Ramon & Jessica and Real Vocal String Quartet, she has recently toured extensively with Julia Holter, while putting creative energy into imagining her solo set. Her viola playing and vocals can be heard on records by Feist, Vetiver, Beats Antique, We Are the West, Vienna Teng, Silian Rail, Michael Musika, Aaron Novik, and many more.
Ron Shalom is a composer-instrumentalist and leader of the Cult of the Illuminated Orifice. His work attempts to seek out the boundaries between forms of performance in public life, as well as between the musical and the theatrical, through the creation of spectacle. One of his recent projects includes a third full-length album of songs with his baroque death pop ensemble.
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.