Jeff Andrew

Folk-noir duo coming to Booksmyth Underground

Jeff Andrew and Ryan Boeur are old friends and veterans of the Canadian folk underground having toured the country multiple times

Folk-noir fiddler Jeff Andrew and guitarist Ryan Boeur of Fish & Bird bring their Tunnels, Treehouses and Trainsmoke tour to Booksmyth Underground on Wednesday, October 6  presents.

Andrew and Boeur are old friends and veterans of the Canadian folk underground having toured the country multiple times, Boeur with acclaimed art-folk band Fish & Bird, and Andrew as the fiddler for the Joey Only Outlaw Band and as a solo performer.

The duo are showcasing the new EP Tunnels a collection of original fiddle tunes, ghost stories, murder ballads and protest songs which melds Andrew’s eclectic patchwork of fiddle and songwriting styles with Boeur’s energetic, melodic rhythm and lead guitar. The disc was recorded in a series of locations in Vancouver, including a giant, amphitheatre-like underpass beneath East Hastings Street. The release also includes Andrew’s 2010 EP Treehouses and Trainsmoke and comes with a hand-written songbook of chords and lyrics.

The duo’s Nelson appearance is part of Booksmyth Underground’s ongoing Songwriters Circle series. This Bookksmyth Underground event includes an open mic for five local songwriters so be sure to get into Booksmyth and sign up early.

Hosted by Booksmyth Underground’s Richard White. Doors are at 7:30 p.m. Tunnels, Treehouses and Trainsmoke at 8 p.m., admission is $7 to $10 sliding scale, the Booksmyth Underground is at 338 Baker Street.

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