Innocent When You Dream: Dirt In The Ground is Aaron Shragge’s second release interpreting Tom Waits’ stylistically diverse repertoire by creating instrumental versions of his most memorable songs.The album dives deep into the diverse collection of Waits' material, exploring the colours and tonality of his distinct lyricism, through unique instrumentation and arrangements. Covering a wide period of Waits' career, and using lyrical content and mood as the starting point for exploration, the band moves beyond the realm of covers, creating a distinctive sound that draws from jazz, rock, blues, world music and the avant-garde.
— Long Straw is a group in Ottawa that explores original compositions and less known repertoire that explores the blurred lines between improvisation and composition. With a unique instrumentation of alto saxophone, guitar, and tuba, Long Straw seeks out new textures and grooves and possibilities, across styles and genres.
— 9:00 pm start
10$ Cover Charge