2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Paper Bag Records

The Acorn

Friday, March 20
9:00PM - 9:40PM

Parish Underground
214B E 6th St


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The Acorn, the project of Rolf Klausener, began as a collection of home recordings in 2002. These furtive electro-acoustic explorations inspired by the Ottawa Valley would eventually become The Acorn’s first full-length release, 2004's The Pink Ghosts. Over the next few years, the nascent project took to the road, forging ties, and released a few independent EPs.

In 2006, Rolf spent several months conducting intimate interviews with his mother regarding her turbulent childhood and eventual emigration from Honduras to Montreal in 1974; combined with explorations into traditional Central American music and folklore, the band recorded, Glory Hope Mountain. It was nominated for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize. The following 3 years saw the band touring extensively world-wide with acts big and small. In 2010, they released their 3rd full length album, No Ghost.

With the group's founding band members scattered across Canada,...

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