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WINTERY JAMS

S&SNov 20 and 21, Strings and Squeeze at the Culture Crawl, Moth Orbit Object Studio 1701 Powell Street, Shows: Fri Nov 20 6:00, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:00pm and Sat Nov 21 at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00pm.

Dec 4, 7pm NEW TRIO The Hot Toddies, with Vox/Guitar/Mandolin/Violin by Doug Thordarson and Vox by Lynn Wittenberg, the Toddies trot out their favorite bluesy Xmas repertoire at a private function.

Dec 4, 11pm, Something About Reptiles busts out a Babeclosing set for Orkestar Slivovica’s Kafana night at Seven Lounge, 53 W. Broadway.

Dec 21st, 6-10pm Wandering Solo Character Accordion for the 22nd Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Lighting Celebration by the Secret Lantern Society.

Jan 23, 8 pm Babe Gurr Band at First Impressions Theatre Fundraiser, Deep Cove Theatre, 4360 Gallant Ave. N. Van

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FALL SHOWS

12088307_10153039639521607_354040640755333772_nNovember 13th Lara Kroeker and Friends at Skinny Fat Jacks, Katheryn and Lara team up on a few tunes. Twill be fun.

October 28th Inclusion Art Show at Heritage Hall, Solo Accordion

October 25th Green Party Open House for Pete Fry, Solo Accordion

October 14th Georgia Residence Penthouse Gala, Solo Accordion

October 1st Evening in Tuscany Fundraiser at La Perla Ballroom, Solo Accordion

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ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

Crying little baby accordions into existence.

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SNUGGLING INTO FALL

SNUGGLING INTO FALL KPKatheryn’s yoga classes resume at Mount Pleasant Community Centre with a new 12 week session starting on Sept 24th. Drawing upon a life long yoga and physical arts practice, five consecutive years of yoga teaching, and a deep love of music and nature, Katheryn is offering this affordable weekly flow yoga series, designed to nurture the physical and intuitive well-being of those who come to share their practice with her. You can sign up for this class online here.

Now that the Accordion Noir Festival has passed for another year, Katheryn is currently scheduling students for the fall and has a few spots open for new students. Feel free to contact her via the contact form at this website for more information.

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SUMMERTIME ROUND THE CORNER

May 23 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest open for Flophouse Jr. at China Cloud 9pm

Jun 28 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest do a feature set at the Britannia Community Centre event East Feast.

KP RioJuly 13-29 Katheryn will be studying at Amala School in Valjevo Serbia for a two week intensive on Roma accordion styling. She is currently searching for support to find compact video equipment to take with her so she can record the lessons and bring them back to share with her Vancouver accordion friends. If anyone has any leads or suggestions about how to find appropriate camera equipment please drop a line through the contact form at this site.

Aug 14-16 Vaudeville Vagabonds features in the big tent at Atmosphere Gathering near Cumberland BC. Check out the CBC radio feature on Vaudeville Vagabonds which aired on North by Northwest on May 2nd. The piece starts at 31 minutes.

Aug 23 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest at Artful Sundays Art Market, 12-2:30pm

Sept 10-13 Katheryn’s labour of love the 8th Annual Accordion Noir Festival will present exciting local and visiting alternative accordion artists through co-productions with The Western Front and Caravan World Rhythms.

 

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VAUDEVILLE VAGABONDS RECORDINGS

10857337_852904394747685_3973257439160491984_oThree tracks from Vaudeville Vagabonds are now available at our bandcamp page. Our full album is slated to be released this fall. Stay tuned for more previews….

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SNEEK PEEK AT NEW DUO ACT

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2015 FROLICS N FOLLIES

10850826_678750062245761_1187347501_nJan 16 and 23  Vaudeville Vagabonds Fanclub Spectacle with opening set by Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre

Jan 24 Folk Off Winter! at the Matador Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre

Feb 13 Eat My Puppet Shorts at Studio 16, Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson

Feb 14 Luv Shmuv Fundraiser for Burcu’s Angels new performance Gallery space, featuring Something About Reptiles and the Strings and Squeeze Duo of Salmon Avalanche and Wryly Andherson

10906402_10204712739651223_2373727624993852209_nFeb 15 Vaudeville Vagabonds at the Valentine’s Massacre at the Hindenburg in Blood Alley, cover 10$

March 5 Lindy and the Crow’s Nest at Skinny Fat Jack’s

 

 

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BEST OF THE SQUEEZON

Dec 5th, Something About Reptiles joins Orkestar Slivovica for a special edition of their Kafana Nights at Seven Dining Lounge, 53 West Broadway. Door 12$ Reptiles play at around 10pm but you want to be there at the beginning, 8:30pm to get a good seat and hear Orkestar’s new tunes from their very recently released album, “Sa”.

Dec 6th, Marker of Change Ceremony, 10:30-11:30am, at Thornton Park, Katheryn will accompany Margaret Dragu and a group of multi-disciplinary artists in a tribute to Malala Yousafzai.

Dec 11, Xmas Student Performance Cafe, Katheryn and Michelle Cormier are putting on a bash for their students and friends at Vinci’s Cafe from 7-10pm. It will be an easy-going event featuring some of Katheryn’s accordion students and some of Michelle’s guitar and Mariachi students. Michelle and Katheryn will also play some of their Tango repertoire as time allows. No cover. All ages venue. Everyone welcome.

Winter Solstice 2014 Poster FinalDec 21st, Lindy and the Crow’s Nest performs at 7:30pm the 2nd Annual Winter Solstice Coffee House and Community Celebration, 7-10, in the Al Mattison Lounge at Britannia Community Centre. At 8:30 the same night Katheryn will perform on accordion with marionette performance by Wryly Andherson of Moth Orbit Object Theatre.

 

dec31-railDec 31st, NEW YEAR’S EVE, Vaudeville Vagabonds put the carnival into the “New Year’s Carnival Party” at the Railway Club with Big John Bates and Devil in the Wood Shack.

2015…Vaudeville Vagabonds will be performing full vaudeville shows on Jan 16 and 23rd at the Fanclub, details TBA.

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AUTUMN LICKS

VVV Seattle psoterSept 21st, Lindy and the Crow’s Nest is performing at Hastings Community Centre 80th Anniversary BBQ.

Sept 26th, Vaudeville Vagabonds is headlining at Steamposium in Seattle.

October is a very busy month for Katheryn’s red accordion. She and it will be appearing regularly as a solo hay wagon musician at the Pumpkin Patch in Richmond, and as part of the house band at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza for Harvest Haus.

oct31-railOctober 30th, Vaudeville Vagabonds open for Abney Park at the Electric Owl

October 31st, Vaudeville Vagabonds headline the Halloween Circus Spectacular at the Railway Club.

November 1st, The Vagabonds stir it up again as the finale act for the Parade of Lost Souls: Masquerade

November 8th, Vaudeville Vagabonds strike again. This time at Circusfest. Details will be posted soon.

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