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Vagabond Opera

Vagabond Opera’s multifaceted style is a product of 21st century Portland’s spirit of experimentation. But as innovative as they are, the band also draws on the deepest roots of musical tradition to revive a time when communities gathered together to celebrate through dance and song.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Jule Gilfillan
Videographer: Greg Bond
Editor: Bruce Barrow
Audio: Randy Layton
Production Assistant: Finn Paul

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Watch Ashia Grzesik and the band perform their uproarious number, “Beard and Mustache.”

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Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1304
Original Broadcast: October 27, 2011