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The Kilbanes & Voci Angelica Trio: Rock Opera & Haute Folk
October 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $20 - $25
The Kilbanes kick off Halloween weekend with songs from the forthcoming record of their rock opera, Weightless, which has played to sold-out crowds in several Bay Area theaters. Voci Angelica Trio debuts at the Poppy with a set that straddles Western classical and folk music from around the world, aiming to reinvigorate traditional songs for contemporary audiences.
Kate Kilbane – vocals, electric bass
Dan Moses – vocals, piano
Voci Angelica Trio
Jodi Hitzhusen – vocals, percussion
Meena Malik – vocals, percussion
Aristides Rivas – cello, percussion
The Kilbanes, an Oakland-based, theatrical rock band, is the musical experiment of Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, a songwriting duo (who happen to be married). The Kilbanes have created a performance style that blends the raucous energy of a rock show with the mesmerizing storytelling found in raw, experimental theater.
Voci Angelica Trio is an international band with members hailing from three continents. Listeners describe the music as “a haute folk sound that mesmerizes and enthralls.” Straddling the genres of world folk and classical music, the trio creates an ambitious blend of cultures in which vocal harmonies elegantly intertwine with lush cello lines and percussion to create a musical amalgamation that transcends political and geographic borders.
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $20-25 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.