Review + Photos: Junk Parlor at the Ivy Room

Junk Parlor (photo: SarahJayn Kemp) I first saw Junk Parlor at the Uptown in Oakland some months back. Performing as part of a cabaret, Junk seemed very at home being surrounded by go-go dancers and other variety acts. There are some people who feel comfortable vacationing on the fringe, and then there are those folks who use their sustainable strangeness as collateral to take out a mortgage and set up residence there. Junk Parlor, with songs like "Dance with Me, Bela Lugosi," is firmly the latter. The outfit includes a violinist and accordionist in addition to your standard setup for [...]

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