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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Desert Island Live: featuring the Music of Tom Waits
The Dance Hall
Kittery, ME
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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Desert Island Live: featuring the Music of Tom Waits
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Desert Island Live: featuring the Music of Tom Waits
The Desert Island Live series again features Stu Dias (Soggy Po Boys, Mother Superior and the Sliding Royals, Shango), with an impressive ensemble of local musicians and dancers, celebrating the music Tom Waits by performing three of his studio albums in their entirety, two each night.

Blood Money was released the same day as Alice (May 7, 2002). Much of the material was from a collaboration with Robert Wilson based on the play Woyzeck by Georg B├╝chner. Blood Money is a ramshackle apocalyptic carnival cabaret filled with weird nightmares, creepy dreamscapes, and mind-tampered madness. Something wicked this way hums.

Waits' 1985 Rain Dogs is an incredibly diverse collection of songs, with influences ranging from Kurt Weil to New Orleans brass bands, proving he can comfortably write for almost any genre and capture any sound he wants. It is a favorite among Tom Waits fans.

The hauntingly beautiful 2002 release Alice is a fever dream loosely based on the Lewis Carroll stories and comprises many pieces from a collaboration with Anton Wilson on a theatrical production of the same name. It is a heartbreakingly gorgeous record.

Friday night: Blood Money and Alice
Saturday night: Blood Money and Rain Dogs

We have amassed quite an orchestra for the evening:

Stu Dias - vocals
Jonny Peiffer - arranger, percussion, keys
Mike Effenberger - arranger, organ, accordion, keys
Eric Klaxton - arranger, alto sax
Jon McCormack - guitar
Nick Phaneuf - guitar
Steve Roy - bass
Eric von Oeyen - drums
Nihco Gallo - mallets, percussion
Zach Lange - trumpet
Claude Fried - trombone and various low brass
Matt Langley - saxes and bass clarinet
Emily Bowes - violin
Taylor Blankenship - viola
Lucy Fillery-Murphy - cello
Nate Moyer & Elyssa Bigos - dance

$12 in advance   $15 at the door

Location

The Dance Hall (View)
7 Walker St.
Kittery, ME 03904
United States

Categories

Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

Contact

Owner: The Dance Hall
On BPT Since: Aug 12, 2011
 
drika
207-703-2083
thedancehallkittery@gmail....
www.thedancehallkittery.or...


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