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Basement Session: Shaftwerk

General admission: $10
General admission + drink: $15

Shaftwerk began as a busking duo featuring Andre Prenc and Adrian Jones. While both men’s musical backgrounds are firmly rooted in heavy rock, metal and punk they both shared a love and interest in 1850’s music.

After numerous busking and small venue gigs with Andre playing acoustic nylon string guitar and Adrian playing woodbox they added to the duo with Peter Bray (steel string acoustic) and Paul Elliott (tin whistle) to complete the current line up.

Featuring songs from Stephen Foster along with many contemporary Irish and English folk songs of the same era the boys add a modern tinge to these classic standards. Along with a healthy mix of sea shanties and a few reworked modern classics, Shaftwerk deliver a foot stomping show that will have you dancing and singing along to these great old tunes.