Review + Photos: Conchords take Flight with new comedic bits & musical riffs at the Shoreline

Flight of the Conchords (photo: Jon Bauer) It has been about seven years since New Zealand’s musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords released new material, and three years since the band’s last major tour. All the while, fans endured rumors and speculation that the pair were making a musical, a movie, a new album. It is no surprise that dedicated fans crowded the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View on June 28, 2016, clamoring to hear new satirical songs and melodious parodies and anticipating an evening of laughs. The folk parody band has come a long way from 2000, when the guys had just 12 songs and were [...]

Flight of the Conchords announce tour, play Masonic in June

The Flight of the Conchords, New Zealand’s fourth most-famous folk-parody act, will hit the road this year for an extensive North American tour, where they’ll presumably draw crowds bigger than a single attendee this time around. Beloved by fans for their (all too short) two-season run on HBO, the comedy duo of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie will be performing live for the first time in three years, and they’ve announced that they'll be unveiling new material. Best described as purveyors of ultra-dry humor, the Conchords’ catalog includes a grab bag of self-deprecating tunes, utterly ridiculous fantasies, and bizarre morality [...]

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