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When

Occurs on Wednesday September 19 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours

Venue

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
565 Camano Avenue
Langley WA 98260

Performance Notes

× With two previous JUNO nominations and multiple Western Canadian Music Awards under their belts, expect the musical magic you’ve come to love from this extraordinary quintet. The Bills are renowned for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, evocative songwriting, and a refreshing sound that transcends musical boundaries and defies simple categorization.

Strings, bellows, keys, voices, skin and bows – these are the vehicles for The Bills’ unique sonic approach. With individual band members sporting world-class credentials in folk/roots, jazz, classical and world music, The Bills truly are a Canadian acoustic music super-group, and their combined creative studio talent and explosive live shows have made them legendary folk/roots entertainers. Whether spinning on your recorded playlist, entertaining an intimate theatre audience or rocking a festival crowd of 10,000, these five gifted multi-instrumentalists are masters at somehow leaving listeners breathless and revitalized all at once.

Opened by: The Hot Club of Troy, founded by guitarist Troy Chapman, is an acoustic jazz group from Whidbey Island, WA specializing in the Hot Swing/Gypsy Jazz style of legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. The group places an emphasis on the performance of the compositions of the jazz master as well as the relaying of the history of the Artist, his music and his times. The group's first album Django, featuring ten tunes composed by Django Reinhardt, was released March 2017.

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