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Frenchy and the Punk
Aug 4th 2018 @ Frenchy and the Punk @World of Faeries Festival Aug 4 1pm
South Elgin, IL
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Saturday, August 4th, 2018
1:00 PM
Set times 1:15pm and 6:15pm! Frenchy and the Punk is a “unique two-person folk punk cabaret powerhouse.” Their show is a carnival of two that will take you from the Moulin Rouge to CBGBs and back again. Imagine Siouxsie Sioux and Dee Dee Ramone had a duo that was inspired by Django Reinhardt, Edith Piaf, Toulouse Lautrec and Deepak Chopra, this is what it might sound like. A rollicking flapper folk punk steampunk cabaret with Taiko meets Rio de Janeiro pounding drum instrumentals. The duo is made up of bilingual French-born dancer/artist turned singer and percussionist Samantha Stephenson and guitarist Scott Helland who was a founding member of the legendary hardcore punk band Deep Wound with Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis. Touring across the US and Europe since 2005, this fiery duo bring their danceable, creative, eclectic foot stomper of a show to World of Faeries Festival 2018.