Photos – The Ruffled Feathers at the Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver, Aug. 23 2014
– photos by Kirk Chantraine
On their website, The Ruffled Feathers list Arcade Fire, Beirut and Belle and Sebastian as influences. The band originally came togetherÂ n 2008 as a collaboration between Charley Wu (piano, mandolin, guitar, and vocals) and Gina Loes (vocals, guitar, and ukulele). Trumpet player Andrew LeeÂ joined later. TheÂ trio’sÂ first EP,Â Lost Cities,Â was recorded in the summer of 2010.
Subsequent recordings include 2012’s Oracles and an unreleased EP, Bottom of the Blue. The current lineup of the band includesÂ Sam MacKinnon (drums), Molly MacKinnon (violin), Sophia Xiang (keys), and Paolo Brian (bass).
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