The Cedar and KFAI Present
KID KOALA's Vinyl Vaudeville Floor Kids Edition with Adira Amram and the Experience and DJ Jester
416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Watch & Listen
TURNTABLES! DANCERS! GIANT SPIDERS! GIANT PENGUINS! BRASS PLAYING ANTS! DANCING LAPTOPS! SINGING ROBOTS! 9 FOOT OGRES! GIANT PAPER AIRPLANE FIGHTS!
Join KID KOALA and an amazing team of DANCERS and PUPPETEERS as they throw the SILLIEST PARTY in the HISTORY OF SILLY PARTIES! HEAR classic KID KOALA tracks from every era as well as brand new unreleased tracks created especially for this show!
Kid Koala and his Incredible Dancing Machines bring a one-of-a-kind spectacle to the stage. Be amazed by the brand new state-of-the-art robotic backup singer puppets, become mesmerized by the sultry fan dances of kid koala’s dancing girls, and see the almost life size articulated Nufonia Must Fall and Space Cadet robots dance to the beat! Hear kid koala classics as well as new tracks from Floor Kids being performed live by kid koala on 3 x turntables and a pile of samplers! Watch the crew assemble a giant cardboard working gramophone on stage right before your very eyes! Enjoy the silliest show on earth and participate in parlour games… your chance to win prizes. In a town near you for one night only! A show not to be missed!
Kid Koala is a world-renowned scratch DJ, music producer and award-winning graphic novelist. He has released four solo albums on Ninja Tune, the most recent being 12 bit Blues. He has also released two graphic novels: Nufonia Must Fall and Space Cadet. He has also been involved in collaborations such as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, and The Slew.
Kid Koala has toured with the likes of Radiohead, Arcade Fire, the Beastie Boys, Money Mark, A Tribe Called Quest, Mike Patton, DJ Shadow and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has contributed to scores for the films Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Looper, The Great Gatsby and Men, Women and Children. He has composed music for The National Film Board of Canada, the Cartoon Network, Sesame Street, and Adult Swim. He has also been commissioned to create music for runway shows for Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten. Kid Koala's unforgettable live shows range from silly touring turntable carnivals like Short Attention Span Theater (featuring turntable bingo) and Vinyl Vaudeville (including puppets and dancers) to quiet-time events like Music To Draw To, his Space Cadet Headphone Experience and the multi-disciplinary puppet theatre film/musical performance Nufonia Must Fall, directed by K.K. Barrett.
Adira Amram and the Experience
ADIRA AMRAM is a multidisciplinary performer based in NYC. She is a comedian, singer/songwriter, dancer, choreographer and writer. She is most often seen performing with her award winning comedic dance music group Adira Amram & The Experience. She is frequent collaborator of Kid Koala in addition to performing with other artists including Ophira Eisenberg, Broad City, Arden Myrin and Kristen Schaal. She released her first record Hot Jams For Teens on North Street Records. Her music videos have been featured on funnyordie.com huffingtonpost.com and ucbcomedy.com MARESA D'AMORE-MORRISON is a multidisciplinary dance artist, choreographer, and personal organizer. Currently based in NYC, she has performed across the globe as a member of the satirical musical comedic group Adira Amram and The Experience, and as a member of notable contemporary modern dance companies: Urban Bush Women, Evidence, A Dance Company, and Black Grace in Auckland, New Zealand. When not dancing, she works as a professional organizer, helping people gain efficiency and order in their lives. She was born in Boston, MA and received her BFA in Dance and Anthropology from the Alvin Ailey School/Fordham University. JESSI COLON is a native New Yorker; she began dancing with Jacques D'Amboise's National Dance Institute, and then graduated from The School at Steps on Broadway's pre-professional program. Jessi has had the privilege of working with many wonderful dance companies and shows, including Black Grace (New Zealand), UB2, and Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad. Jessi is 1/3 of the satirical pop sensation, Adira Amram and the Experience, which has been presented internationally; collaborating artists include Ophira Eisenberg, Arden Myrin, DJ Kid Koala, DJ P Love, Kristin Schaal and Kurt Braunholer. Jessi is also an an accomplished pole dancer; she is a two-time 1st place PSO competitor, and competed as a finalist in Pole Theatre USA. She is the co created of the film Lone Signal, which has been featured at the American Dance Festival, Outlet Dance, Vieques International, and Roxey Ballet film festivals. She lives in New York City.
DJ for GRAND BUFFET. Toured with of Montreal, MGMT, Kid Koala, Third Eye Blind, + Joe Jack Talcum (of Dead Milkmen).
$22 Advance / $25 Day of show
This is a standing show with an open floor.
General Admission tickets are available online, by phone, at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.
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