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Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird

10 November 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FlynnSpace

presented by the UVM Lane Series and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

www.uvm.edu/laneseries or 802-656-4455

2 shows, 7pm and 9:30pm

$35 Adult | $31 Student

The performance runs approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.

Presented in collaboration with

“Daniel Kahn, born in Detroit, living in Berlin, belongs to this caste of Yiddish music agitators. An absolute must for lovers of unusual, intelligent, challenging, exciting folk music and a blast at every instant.” — Sound & Image

Daniel Kahn and The Painted Bird, with their immersive and edgy performance style, live up to their reputation as “radical Yiddish borderland bandistas with punk attitude.” Dedicated to the great political and personal themes of our time, they play revolutionary anthems for the apocalypse. The music is part Klezmer, part jazz, and part Weimar Cabaret, with homages to Brecht, Tom Waits, and folk ballads. Kahn and his band are originals who do not shy away from subversive themes. Daniel was supposed to be a part of the Semer Ensemble music tour last season but had a prior commitment, and so we’re excited to present him this season, with his own band, in the atmospheric black box theater of the FlynnSpace.