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Kruger Brothers - Nov. 7th, Ottawa


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Thos of you that have seen them can tell you that you won't be dissapointed. These guys can PLAY! Always a good show.

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The Kruger Brothers are back in Ottawa on November 7 at St. Brigid's Centre (previously St. Brigid's cathedral) in the Byward Market, Ottawa.

Some call them "Jazz". Some call them "Classical". Some call them "Bluegrass". They are all correct. Experience what happens when these innovative and soulful world-class virtuosos put on an acoustic string music performance not to be forgotten.

Coming from Europe to the USA, mentored by Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, with a broad set of influences including classical, jazz, bluegrass and other genres, the Kruger Brothers have developed a unique and memorable sound of their own.

Uwe Kruger on guitar and Jens Kruger on banjo team up with bassist Joel Landsberg for performances that keep audiences alternately roaring with applause or staring in dumbfounded amazement, while the Krugers display their jaw-dropping talent, spontaneity, humour and sheer joy in playing music. At this show, they will preview a number of new songs from their upcoming release.

The Kruger Brothers have played with:

Willie Nelson

Bela Fleck

Doc Watson

Ricky Skaggs

Gillian Welch

Nickel Creek

Bill Monroe

Peter Rowan

Tony Rice

Vassar Clements

Alison Brown

Vince Gill

and many others

Tickets:

$ 30 in advance - through ticketweb.ca or www.krugerbrothers.com

$ 35 at door

Due to increased demand, only online advance sales are possible.

Location:

St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts and Humanities

Home of the National Irish-Canadian Cultural Centre

Previously a historic cathedral in the lowertown neighbourhood of Ottawa

Corner of St. Patrick St and Cumberland St

Map: http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=314+st+patrick+ottawa+ontario&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=25.825869,78.837891&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=314+St+Patrick+St,+Ottawa,+Ottawa+Division,+Ontario&z=16

314 St Patrick Street, Ottawa Ontario

Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm.

A cash bar service is provided before and after the show and during the intermission. Ticket holders will also have complimentary access to The Emerald Club (capacity permitting) on the lower level.

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the Kruger Brothers will be doing a free meet and greet and will play a few tunes at the Ottawa Folklore Centre this Saturday afternoon at 2 pm at the Ottawa Folklore Centre store.

Ottawa Folklore Centre http://www.ottawafolklore.com/

1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 3X4

Tel (613) 730-2887 ; Toll Free 1-800-385-FOLK

Before the evening show at St. Brigid's (details below), come out and meet the guys, ask them questions and hear them play a mini-set in an intimate and interactive setting at the Folklore Centre's retail store in Ottawa South (Bank St at Sunnyside).

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These guys really love to play.

they do. and it really shows. last night's show was great as usual. they had a drummer with them which added a whole new dimension. didn't see any of the usual suspects at the show though. where were ya'll?

the venue is an old catholic church and has not been at all renovated. so you're sitting in pews with the kneeling benches intact. bar was next to the confessionals. and there was a nice big blood dripping jesus on the cross on one of the pillars near the stage.

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