TAV FALCO'S PANTHER BURNS with Dan Jones & The Squids @ recordBar, recordBar, Sunday, 19. May 2019

7 PM DOORS7:30 DAN JONES & THE SQUIDS8:15 TBA 9:00 TAV FALCO'S PANTHER BURNS In celebration of 40 years as a recording and touring artist, Tav Falco today announces U.S. dates for his Cabaret of Daggers: Panther Burns 40th Anniversary Howl!  in November, Cabaret of Daggers is the most provocative and best-reviewed album of Falco’s career, featuring newly-penned originals which question the sanity of our troubled times, alongside carefully-curated selections from the Great American Songbook. The album is available now on vinyl and download from ORG is the only constant member of his fervent and fabled band, Panther Burns. The group played its first show in a cotton loft in Memphis, TN on February 10, 1979. The lineup for that show constituted Falco (vocals, guitar), former Box Tops and Big Star frontman Alex Chilton (lead guitar, vocals), Ross Johnson (drums) and Eric Hill (synthesizer). Early years featured a revolving door of underground rock luminaries entering and exiting the band, including noted producer/session musician Jim Dickinson and Lydia Lunch and Nick Cave multi-instrumentalist Jim Sclavunos. Panther Burns thrived on the early 1980s music circuit and were a popular draw at such storied NYC clubs as The Peppermint Lounge and Danceteria. Despite Chilton’s exit from the live lineup in 1984, the band has carried on and released 18 albums as well as numerous live albums, EPs, singles, and in rural Arkansas and coming to musical prominence in Memphis, Falco eventually took up residence in Europe in the 1990s. He has lived in Vienna since 1999 and the city’s Old World splendor infuses Cabaret of Daggers. The album was recorded last year in Rome and two of its featured musicians will accompany Falco on the U.S. tour dates, producer/arranger/guitarist Mario Monterosso and bassist Giuseppe Sangirardi. The drummer on the tour will be Walter asked what fans can expect of these U.S. tour dates, Falco says “We will raise our arms in gestures of moral, political, and poetic dissent, but with mythic voices that fit like fur-lined gloves. We will shake our buzzard hips, we will dance naked Tangos, we will soul-hunch the Hully-Gully, we will bring the Italian sun and ‘La Dolce Vita’ to uptight America.”

TAV FALCO'S PANTHER BURNS with Dan Jones & The Squids @ recordBar

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