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Friday, January 27 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Double Bill: Bill Irwin & Bill Frisell Perform Songs and Scenes from Vaudeville, with special guests Geoff Hoyle and Kenny Wollesen

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Tony-award-winning physical comedian Bill Irwin teams up with Grammy-award-winning guitarist Bill Frisell for a once-in-a-lifetime evening of new and classic scenes and songs from American Vaudeville. Joined by Irwin's fellow Pickle Family Circus alumnus Geoff Hoyle and Frisell's longtime percussionist collaborator Kenny Wollesen as special guests, expect an evening of clowning, dancing, wordplay and songs from some of the world's most creative artists in their fields. $35 - $75

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Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 35 years and many celebrated recordings, whose catalog has been cited by Downbeat as “the best recorded output of the decade,” including his recent albums for Savoy – “Sign of Life” with the 858 Quartet, “Beautiful Dreamers,” “All We Are Saying,” a collection of John Lennon interpretations and his debut release for... Read More →
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Geoff Hoyle

Photo credit: Lisa Keating | | Geoff Hoyle created the role of Zazu in the original Broadway cast of “The Lion King.” He trained in Paris with Etienne Decroux, and clowned with Bill Irwin and Larry Pisoni in The Pickle Family Circus and later with Cirque du Soleil and Circus Flora. He has performed his original solo shows “Feast of Fools,” “The Convict’s Return,” “The First Hundred Years,&rdquo... Read More →
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Bill Irwin

BILL IRWIN: Original member: San Francisco's Pickle Family Circus, and Kraken, directed by Herbert Blau. Original works include Fool Moon, Largely New York, The Harlequin Studies, Mr. Fox: A Rumination, The Happiness Lecture, Old Hats, and The Regard of Flight. | | Theatre: “Endgame” (ACT), “Show Boat” (SF Opera), Roundabout Theatre’s revival of “Waiting for Godot” (2009 Drama Desk Nomination... Read More →
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Kenny Wollesen

Photo credit: Greg Aiello | | Kenny Wollesen is a drummer, vibraphonist, percussionist, and instrument builder based in New York City. He is the founder of the Wollesonic Laboratories (http://www.wollesonic.com) and the mastermind behind Sonic Massages and the Himalayas marching band. He has worked with John Zorn, Norah Jones, Tom Waits, Sean Lennon, Ben Goldberg, Steve Bernstein, Jonas Mekas, Butch Morris, Ilhan Ersahin, Hal Wilner, Eivind... Read More →



Friday January 27, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Nourse 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Attendees (43)