Festival des musiques progressives de Montreal (FMPM)

Festival des musiques progressives de Montreal (FMPM)

August 20, 2012 08:00 ET

STRAWBS: Dave Cousins, Dave Lambert, Chas Cronk Saturday October 13, 2012 at the Gesu With Special Guest ANDRE DUCHESNE

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2012) -

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FMPM is honored to welcome the STRAWBS back to Montreal for a unique acoustic concert on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Gesu, 1200 de Bleury. The STRAWBS' acoustic formation comprises 3 original members: DAVE COUSINS (guitars, vocals), DAVE LAMBERT (guitars, vocals), and CHAS CRONK (bass). Celebrating over 40 years of progressive folk rock, the STRAWBS will present intimate and unplugged versions of songs from throughout their illustrious career including from such classic albums as Grave New World, Bursting at the Seams, Hero and Heroine, and Ghosts.

Special guest ANDRE DUCHESNE, legendary co-founder of Quebec's acoustic chamber music ensemble CONVENTUM in the '70s and pioneer of the "new music" scene in the '80s, will open with a rare live appearance. He will be accompanied by renowned guitarist Bernard Falaise and violinist Jean-René Faudra, and will play compositions from CONVENTUM through to today.

Don't miss this unique evening of progressive folk rock ! www.strawbsweb.co.uk

TICKETS: Tickets for reserved seating for the STRAWBS on sale Saturday August 25 at noon at the Gesu box office (514-861-4036) for $55 (including taxes and fees) or at www.admission.ca (1-855-790-1245) for $60.35 (including taxes & fees, but excluding postage).

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