Briefs: OA KAFM events October 31, 2008

Art meets acoustics at the Radio Room

New wave American roots music meets radio and art at the KAFM Radio Room on Saturday, Nov. 1.

The Boulder Acoustic Society performs the same night an exhibit by The Rocky Mountain Collage Society opens in the radio station’s new gallery space. The art opening is at 5:30 p.m. followed by the concert at
7 p.m.

The band from Boulder claims to mash up blues, folk, gospel and indie music and performs with a violin, accordion, bass and percussion, according to

Critics have called The Boulder Acoustic Society “experimental, but not pretentious,” “music that gets people moving and shaking” and a “multinational, multicultural, symphonic, swingin’ band,” according to reviews on the band’s MySpace page.

The first half of the concert will be broadcast live on 88.1 FM and streamed on

The Radio Room suggests buying tickets early by calling 241-8801, ext. 7, or going to its Web site. Most concerts in the intimate venue sell out fast.

The collage exhibit by local and regional artists will be on display through December. Proceeds from gallery sales benefit the radio station.



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