Murder Murder at the Magic Garden

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(Thursday) February 02, 2017 - 21:00

The Magic Garden - 231 Battersea Park Road (Map)

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Excited to welcome back our favourite Canadian ‘Bloodgrass’ band for another UK show! These guys absolute smashed it last time. Miss at your peril! Free entry.

♬♬ Murder Murder ♬♬

Murder Murder is a Bloodgrass band (Bluegrass + Outlaw Country + Exclusively Murder Ballads) hailing from the frozen forests of the Ontario Northland. Their tales of death are filled with life by the kick of the suitcase, saw of the fiddle, and roll of the banjo.

As devoted fans of bluegrass, traditional music, and folk music, they were drawn to the murky ethical themes of the murder ballad form and to its enduring nature. Many of the earliest examples are the sole surviving records of victims of violent crimes. Oftentimes murder ballads capture the essence and atmosphere of a dark, lawless and violent frontier. Northern Ontario, although never romanticized in the way that the Wild West or the far north during the gold rush era were, was once such a place - with a wealth of stories and characters. The lack of mythology associated with Northern Ontario is troubling, and thus they felt it their responsibility to create their own mythology.

Catch them on their UK tour!

FREE entry all night

The venue is open from 10:30am, serving food from 12-3pm and 6-10pm. Happy Hour from 5-7pm!

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231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 4LG

(Thursday) February 02, 2017

Murder Murder at the Magic Garden

The Magic Garden 231 Battersea Park Road London, United Kingdom