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Villagers and Woodpigeon – Live at (Le) Poisson Rouge

July 23, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Conor O’Brien may sport a fetching beard these days but the third album he’s recorded as Villagers finds the Dubliner shaving his music right back to the bone. By comparison, his 2010 debut album Becoming A Jackal and especially its 2013 successor [Awayland] – both hugely acclaimed and nominated for Britain’s Mercury Prize, while the latter won Ireland’s equivalent Choice Prize – were more detailed, multi-faceted affairs, so Darling Arithmetic is a brave and committed new step forward, eschewing the easier route. O’Brien plays every instrument on these exquisite, melodic songs in a beautifully sparse, spacious, intimate, acoustic-leaning fashion. He also recorded and mixed the album at his home, revealing a single-minded artist at the peak of his already considerable song-writing powers. [read more at LPR.com]

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Date:
July 23, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$16
Event Category:
Website:
http://lpr.com/lpr_events/villagers-july-23rd-2016-2/

Venue

(le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Phone:
212-505-3474
Website:
www.lepoissonrouge.com/

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