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The Band Named Crow & The Anthology Project

  • The Burdock 1184 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON, M6H 1N2 Canada (map)

Buy tickets:
$10 in advance, $12 at the door

Doors at 6pm, Show at 6:30pm

// The Band Named Crow
Unexplained disappearances. Enchanted labrynthine forests. Mysterious cross-dimensional travellers. A man who can talk to cats. Soul-searching, love and loss... The surreal worlds of Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami inspire the compositions and improvisations of The Band Named Crow. Both delicate and driving, their performances embody the moods of Murikami's novels: Norwegian Wood, 1Q84, Kafka on the Shore, Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, After Dark, After the Quake and more.

// The Anthology Project
Inspired by Thomas King’s assertion that “the truth about stories is, that that’s all we are”, The Anthology Project plays music in homage to novels, poems and essays that we hold dear. The Toronto-based ensemble explores themes and motifs from works by writers ranging from 18th-century essayists to 21st-cetnury TV writers, using improvisation as a vehicle for building narrative. Featuring some of Toronto’s finest young musicians, the ensemble draws on the traditions of jazz, folk, and funk music to explore the stories that make us who we are.

Earlier Event: December 7
Beat Wave Tour: The Holy Gasp
Later Event: December 16
JazzLab Launch + Open House