Loading Events

« All Events

6pm-Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 - $15

Our mission is to perform the weirdest songs from the early days of tin pan alley on the format on which they were first recorded—wax cylinder

“From the first recordings made on tinfoil in 1877 to the last produced on celluloid in 1929, cylinders spanned a half-century of technological development in sound recording. As documents of American cultural history and musical style, cylinders serve as an audible witness to the sounds and songs through which typical audiences first encountered the recorded human voice. And for those living at the turn of the 20th century, the most likely source of recorded sound on cylinders would have been Thomas Alva Edison’s crowning achievement, the phonograph.” -Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project; Donald C. Davidson Library, University of California at Santa Barbara

We all share a love of antiquated pop tunes, and we recently took on the challenge of recording them in the only medium that does them justice. These old songs give a voice to a bygone era and reflect the attitudes of their time, and no matter how silly they seem they are historical documents of their time.

We aim to mine the zaniest and most obscure songs from the early 20th century and record them for a new audience to underscore both the absurdity and importance of popular music in American history.

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10 - $15
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
https://roochie.com/

Venue

The Players Pub
424 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
Phone:
812 334 2080
Website:
www.theplayerspub.com

Tickets

175 available
Roochie Toochie & The Ragtime Shepherd Kings$10.00Tickets on sale until June 21st at 4:00pm

Please fill in all required fields