CHANDRA Live at Third Man Records Cass Corridor

City: Detroit
Advance Tickets Regular Price $15.00 Special Price $12.00

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CHANDRA Live at Third Man Records Cass Corridor
February 1, 2019
djs AUT & JAKE
Doors 7:30pm
Music 8:30pm
Tickets: $12 advance / $15 day of show
Born in the NYC underground art scene of the early 1980s, Chandra Oppenheim was a child star like no other. Beginning at age 10, she wrote and recorded the songs from her uniquely intoxicating Transportation EPs while backed up by a band featuring members of famed mutant disco groups The Dance and Model Citizens. With her hypnotic, chanted vocals propelled by infectiously off-kilter grooves, Chandra’s songs explore the singular fascinations of a post-punk pre-teen in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen. In the ensuing decades, the Transportation EPs have gone on to be regarded as a rediscovered cult classic, with her song “Subways” sampled by internationally acclaimed Australian crate-diggers The Avalanches on their 2016 comeback album, Wildflower. The EPs have now received a deluxe 2LP reissue from Telephone Explosion and Rain Boots Records, while Chandra has returned with a new Toronto-based band featuring members of Bile Sister, Tough Age, New Chance, and Blonde Elvis. Celebrating and reinterpreting the music written in her childhood, she continues her transportation through time.
Third Man Records