02/16 - SFMS Presents: Vishtèn

at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company

T_Vishten

Doors: 07:00 PM Starts: 07:30 PM - $23 General Admission $19 SFMS Members $10 Students — ages 3 to 22 cover

Buy Tickets Now | Artist Website

For the past decade, Acadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn have dazzled audiences with their fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals, fusing Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility.

“High voltage musicians” —Le Guerét, France

Hailing from Prince Edward Island and from the remote Magdelen Islands of Québec, twin sisters Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc join forces with Pascal Miousse to form a sophisticated sonic signature. The combination of tight sibling harmonies, layered foot percussion and percussive dance, virtuoso acoustic and electric instrumentation — fiddle, guitar, accordion, harmonium, whistles, piano, bodhrán, jaw harp, moog, and electric guitar — makes for a unique tour de force of traditional and contemporary sounds.

“The burning fires of Acadia — Le Télégramme, Lorient, France

After touring extensively on three continents, the name Vishtèn is now synonymous with Acadian music worldwide. They have released four albums and performed at thousands of international festivals, from the Vancouver Olympics to France’s Interceltique de Lorient. Their music has been showcased on American television (ESPN) and in the Japanese film, Finding Anne.

More Upcoming Shows

dickdale Tickets

07/25/2014 - Dick Dale

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 07:00 PM | Show Starts: 08:00 PM - $25 in advance/$30 at the door cover

His style is something different and unique. Since his first appearances Balboa, Ca. at the famed Rendezvous Ballroom, he has [more]

palebarnghost Tickets

07/26/2014 - Pale Barn Ghosts

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 in advance/$8 at the door cover

Featuring guests Jake Lewis and the Clergy Duo and Vinegar Creek Constituency   Three unemployed musicians find temp jobs working [more]

Bacon Cover Tickets

07/27/2014 - Bacon and Brew HaHa Fundraiser! – ALL AGES!

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 01:00 PM | Show Starts: 01:00 PM - $25 in advance/$30 at the door cover

Do you love beer? Do you love bacon? Do you think I’m cray for even asking at this point? Then [more]

DrSlothclaw

08/01/2014 - Dr. Slothclaw and The Dogs of Lust

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 cover

Dr. Slothclaw The self proclaimed “Experimental Funk” band Dr. Slothclaw is a full frontal assault on the senses. Their live [more]

crippledbutfree01 Tickets

08/08/2014 - Crippled But Free

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $5 in advance/$7 at the door cover

Crippled But Free is a group of veteran Harrisburg PA area musicians whose mutual love for Grateful Dead music has [more]

HowlLineGiveTake Tickets

08/13/2014 - The Line, The Howl, The Give/Take

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $5 cover

The Line The Line is Josh Howard ( The Virus, Kamikaze Zero ), Tommy Kristich ( The Jellybricks, IKE ) [more]

driftwood-rebel-bw-034 Tickets

08/22/2014 - Driftwood

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 in advance/$7 at the door cover

Driftwood The energy of rock n’ roll is impossible to categorize – mercurial, specific to its beholder and profoundly reflective. [more]

1399814_10151849945899926_332186329_o Tickets

08/26/2014 - Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band!

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 cover

Funk has a new spokes band, and that band is Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Known for their raucous [more]

NYFE

08/30/2014 - New York Funk Exchange

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $7 cover

The New York Funk Exchange is a 9 piece original funk/soul band hailing from Brooklyn, New York. Since its’ inception [more]

nahko-and-medicine-for-the-people Tickets

09/04/2014 - Nakho and Medicine for the People

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 07:00 PM | Show Starts: 08:00 PM - $18 in advance/ $20 day of show cover

Oregon-native Nahko, born a mix of Apache, Puerto Rican, and Filipino cultures and adopted into an American family, suffered an [more]