Go to the Prom with Mark Berube and Erin Lang

One of the acts I’m most looking forward to seeing next week at M for Montreal is the nomadic Mark Berube - he’s playing the M for Martini showcase on Thursday. He may call Montreal home, but he’s traveled the world singing songs, and stock piling anecdotes and observations.

The result is a unique sound built on his spoken word background, accordion and piano prowess and finely tuned travelers eye that are blended together into driving, indie-folk anthems and theatrical live sets filled with surprises and smiles. Whether it’s opening with a heartfelt a cappella version of the South African National anthem or closing it by bringing a thirty-piece volunteer brass band on stage with him in a club that holds roughly the same amount of people, Mark’s love of music translates into a show that leaves you satisfied and often inspired.

If it wasn’t for the other shows at M for Montreal, I’d also be getting gussied up and heading to the Prom with he and Erin Lang. Honestly, how can it NOT be fun? Here are the official deets for anyone hoping to get their Back to the Future on, pick up the phone. IT’S YOUR COUSIN… MARVIN. MARVIN BERRY!

Event: Welcome Winter Prom! with Mark Berube and Erin Lang & The Foundlings
What: “Cats eye glasses and cupcakes, corsages and 50′s slow dancing.. “
Start Time: Saturday, November 21 at 9:15pm
End Time: Sunday, November 22 at 12:15am
Where: The Green Room


MP3:: Mark Berube - Flowers on the Stone
MYSPACE:: http://www.myspace.com/markberubemusic
WEB:: http://www.markberube.com/

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