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Event Archive - On the Road to Victoria's 10th Anniversary Ska Festival: Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra, Chervona, The Underscore Orkestra

Fri. June 5th 2009 Capital Ballroom Victoria BC (No Minors)
9:45pm - 2am doors at 9pm
$14.50+ advance
Victoria BC Ska Society is proud to present Victoria's best gypsy, ska, jazz, world-beat everything band back home for a headline show at Sugar Nightclub Friday, June 5th. Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra will be joined by two other very talented Klezmer, Balkan, gypsy jazz groups.
Both the Underscore Orkestra and Chevrona will be coming from Portland to join Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra in this Gypsy Style Musical Paradise. Be sure to check out both Chevrona and Underscore Orkestra on myspace.

Tickets available at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records &


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Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra (Indie-Folk-Gypsy-Roots)

other sites: myspace
By stumbling through a strange place, by bumping up against and buoying each other, The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra has found home. Though drawing on flamenco flourishes learned in Spain, on African percussion, on bluegrass and other roots music from across the Americas, TMO has cycled through far-flung influences and youthful forays into sou... more info

Chervona (Gypsy Folk/Punk/Jazz)

Kalinka Malinka , Valenki, Hey Barguzin Poshevelivai Val..... The mission of Chervona is not to be another “GYPSY wonna be" kind of band or pretend to be inventing a new "KLEZMER PUNK kingdom". There is a RUSSIAN saying: “All NEW - is good forgotten OLD one". We are simply playing the songs that we (and many of you) heard from the age of ZERO.... more info

The Underscore Orkestra (Balkan,Klezmer, Gypsy Jazz & Swing)

Underscore Orkestra is a Portland OR based band, playing a blend of Balkan, Klezmer, Gypsy Jazz and Swing, with a repertoire consisting of both original and traditional material from fast bulgars and melodious waltzes to odd meters and swinging rhythms. Our instrumentation includes violin, accordion, guitar, banjo, clarinet, horns, flute, harmonica... more info