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Cubensis

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

| $12 – $15

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CUBENSIS, the band that plays Dead, had its beginnings in 1987 when a group of Deadhead musicians became frustrated with the Dead’s all-too-infrequent visits to Southern California. To fill the gap, guitarist Craig Marshall assembled a group and began to perform at backyard parties and local bars, initially appearing as “Sugar Cubensis” until being repeatedly mistaken for Bjork’s band the Sugar Cubes. For clarity the name was pared down to just “Cubensis.”

Soon, word got around about this outfit, who used the Dead’s music as a skeletal framework for their own improvisational explorations. To this day, you would have a difficult time calling CUBENSIS a “Dead Cover Band” without admitting they have tapped into the same inspirational wellspring as the Masters themselves. As the LA WEEKLY observes, “Cubensis plays with the same laid-back mastery as the Real McCoy.” Big Brother Skateboard magazine crowned Cubensis as “the nation’s premiere Dead tribute” in their January, 2002 issue.

Details

Date:
October 16, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$12 – $15
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2MdFVFN

Venue

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
Phone:
(510) 525-5054
1317 San Pablo Ave. (at Gilman), Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
Website:
ashkenaz.com

Organizer

Ashkenaz
Phone:
510-525-5054
Website:
http://www.ashkenaz.com

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