Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Frenchy and the Punk @New Deal Cafe
Multi-cultural genre-bending NY-based Duo 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, eclectic foot stomper of a show to the New Deal Cafe April 12th!