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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Canceled: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Show Starts: 7:30 pm
  • Ticket Price: $20
  • Genre: Americana/Alt-Country
  • Genre-Defying

"Longo is an awesome songwriter."
 

Garth Hudson, The Band

Description

This show has been canceled. Refunds will be issued for online tickets. If you bought tickets in person at MUTO, email muto-tix@umich.edu to facilitate your refund. If you bought them at The Ark, email alison@theark.org.

 

The music of The Slambovian Circus of Dreams has been variously described as "hillbilly-Floyd," "folk-pop," "alt-country, roots-rock," and "surreal Americana;" a clear indicator of its singularly indescribable uniqueness. Dancing freely between all existing religious and philosophical mythologies, the music is uplifting, empowering, and a lot of fun. The Slambovians have drawn comparisons to Petty, The Decemberists, Dylan, and Bowie as they feature an otherworldly slide mandolin, accordion, cello and styles ranging from dusty Americana ballads to Pink Floyd-esque cinematic anthems. Frontman Joziah Longo (vocals, guitar and harmonica) has drawn praise for a voice that is "soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic, " and "the entire root system of the Rock Family Tree is embedded in his voice," says The Big Issue UK). This band has been together since the late 1990s; they settled in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and began developing unique shows that have surprised and delighted Ark audiences every time.

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Slambovia
Credit: Tom Moore

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams