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Kazoo! #269: Phèdre / The Magic – Free Show!

January 18 @ 10:00 pm - 12:30 am



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Kazoo! & ArtsEverywhere Festival 2018 Present:

Phèdre (Toronto, ON)
The Magic (Toronto / Guelph, ON)
+ Live Visuals by VERSA
& DJ Junglecat

@ eBar (41 Quebec St – 2nd Floor)
Unfortunately eBar is not a physically accessible venue
Doors 10pm – All Ages / Licensed

This show is happening as part of the ArtsEverywhere Festival: http://artseverywhere.ca/2018festival-program/

Phèdre // phedreamour.com
Melted-pop duo Phèdre make music for escaping. The visually evocative soundscapes emerging on their previous releases take form like a great comic; a concise narrative, bright colors, and psychedelic textures. If comic books had strobe lights Phedre‘s certainly would. As for what they take from the real world, Phèdre‘s music borrows from hip-hop, psych and high-bpm electronica to make music digestible to internet-induced-ADD-types and also those who can sit through a heavily conceptual full-length.

The Magic // themagicisreal.bandcamp.com
Blue-eyed synth soul with an ’80s bent, The Magic transcend time and place on Night Falling, their long-awaited follow-up to the 2012 debut, Ragged Gold. The duo of Geordie and Evan Gordon spent four years crafting the record, during time off as touring members of Islands, creating a sparse, haunting new sound focused on Geordie’s croon and falsetto, with sonic nods to Sade, Hall & Oates, Haim and Blood Orange. Now joined by the impassioned vocals of Jessy Bell Smith and Tim Clarke, The Magic has never sounded better live.

VERSA // versavisuals.com
Versa is an audio/visual collaboration between process-based artist Monika Hauck and musician Alex Ricci. Expanding on their increasing infatuation with live improvisation and sound-responsive visuals, VERSA produce engrossing video backdrops using hand-crafted props and locally-sourced imagery. VERSA will illuminate the stage for some amazing acts, showering them with layered colour, strobing shapes and hints of a dream you once had.

DJ Junglecat // soundcloud.com/junglecatdj
Bringing you the finest bass heavy sounds of the UK – specializing in bassline house, uk garage, uk funky, grime, dubstep and jungle/drum n’ bass.


January 18
10:00 pm - 12:30 am


41 Quebec Street
Guelph, ON Canada
5198213311 ext 5