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Rattletree (solo modular) Official SxSW Showcase

Presented by Joel Laviolette and Rattletree at Russian House, Austin TX

Mar 13 2019
Rattletree (solo modular) Official SxSW Showcase

In this particular show, Joel will be performing solo with Modular synths, and incorporating traditional Zimbabwean mbira music in to the mix. He is working in a “live composition” process where the music will be improvised and created on the spot.

Rattletree will be performing a special solo Modular synth gig on March 13 at Russian House. Voted Austin’s Best World Music Band 2015-16, Rattletree is led by Joel Laviolette and is always a unique experience-sometimes performing on giant Zimbabwean style marimbas, sometimes incorporation video projection mapping….you never know what to expect at a Rattletree show. In this particular show, Joel will be performing solo with Modular synths, and incorporating traditional Zimbabwean mbira music

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Free with SxSW wristband. Usually $10 cover without wristband. Doors open at 8PM. Visit for exact show times.

Contact: 5129059329



Russian House

307 East 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

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