Presented by Fire Records / Anniversary Group

Gus Englehorn

Mar 18, 2022

12:00am – 12:30am CT

Hotel Vegas at Volstead

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Thursday, March 17at Hotel Vegas at Volstead

Gus Englehorn is an Alaskan singer-songwriter based in Quebec City. A former professional snowboarder, Englehorn transitioned to music a couple of years ago. “My obsession with music grew too intense to ignore,” Gus tells us. “I’m a one-thing-at-the-time kind of guy.” His approach is visceral, subconscious and much like his snowboarding career, risk taking and unapologetic. Dadaism, alienation, childhood memories, autism and surrealism are all inspirations for Englehorn’s creative process. He shares the stage with his wife and Quebec artist, Estée Preda on drums. Preda is also a key collaborator both musically and aesthetically, and she enjoys being referred to as his indispensable sidekick. On January 2020, Gus Englehorn released a debut album entitled Death & Transfiguration and has since been amassing a dedicated following. Last September, Gus Englehorn announced its signature on the Montreal based label Secret City Records.
A new album is slated to release in 2022.

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Montreal, QC, CANADA
Indie Rock