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Dec 14 2011: JAD FAIR COMING TO HELSINKI

JAD FAIR COMING TO HELSINKI Jad Fair, "the greatest American rock primitive", is finally coming to Finland! The founder of lo-fi punk band Half Japanese and his long time associate Gilles Riederwill will perform at Kuudes Linja on April 12th. Over the ensuing three decades, Half Japanese released nearly 30 records, and in addition Jad Fair has released dozens of solo albums and co-records with artists like Daniel Johnston, Teenage Fanclub, Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo and J Mascis.

JAD FAIR (USA) & GILLES RIEDER (USA/FRA)
Thursday 12th of April 2012 @ Kuudes Linja, Helsinki
Tickets: 15€
Pre-sale: Tiketti

“The godfather of minimalist monster art rock – a gentleman and a beast” –The Wire
”An eccentric, compulsive songwriter with bad taste in eyewear” –Pitchfork
”He makes my feet want to move, and there's no higher compliment” –Boomkat
”Fair has raw energy and intelligence” –Record Collector Magazine
”An incredibly genuine performer” –The Austinist
”Jad Fair is the real deal. In a world of crumbling values his artistic vision remains consistently honest, authentic and original” –John Zorn

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