2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Normaltown Records/New West Records

Cicada Rhythm

Wednesday, March 16
10:00PM - 10:40PM

The Velveeta Room
521 E 6th St


Andrea DeMarcus had just graduated from Juilliard, and she didn't know what to do. “Juilliard wanted
you to have a certain kind of sound... I wasn't interested in playing just for the money or because it would
look good on my resume.” She returned from New York to Georgia, and started writing songs on guitar.
But the classically trained bassist was critical of her early writing and make-do guitar playing. That's
when a disheveled vagabond of a guitar player hopped off a freight train and into her life.
Dave Kirslis had been at a crossroads of his own; the musical projects he was involved in weren't giving
him a “big enough palate” for the way that his songwriting was evolving. Feeling directionless, he'd taken
to riding freight trains in search of the quintessential American adventure. One day, rumpled and covered
in soot, he jumped off a train near the house of a friend, where he met a wide-eyed and skeptical

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