Miles and Karina

Miles and Karina — Live Music to Buster Keaton’s “Steamboat Bill Jr.”

Apr 18, 2020 (Sat) / 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Doors open 30 minutes before the show.
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Buy Tickets online or 1-800-838-3006
Steamboat Bill Jr poster
David Miles Keenan and Nova Karina Devonie, also known as Miles & Karina, perform one of their original scores to Buster Keaton’s 1928 classic film “Steamboat Bill Jr.” Miles & Karina bring their quirky, melodic sensibilities to support “The Great Stoneface of Comedy”, Buster Keaton, in telling the tale of a riverboat captain father’s journey of acceptance of his son (Buster) who doesn’t seem to ‘measure up’. One of six films they have been commissioned to compose by the Northwest Film Forum; in this score they use the 1920’s instrumentation of ukulele, banjo, accordion, guitar, viola, glockenspiel, and kazoos. Not to be missed!

 

Dave and Nova are no strangers to Seattle music fans – having made themselves known in the 1990’s with cowgirl supergroup Ranch Romance, Bakersfield twang band The Buckaroosters in the 2000s, Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks around that time as well. Dave is also a member of Seattle Bluegrass band The Downtown Mountain Boys.

 

Based on the cinematic quality of Miles & Karina’s 2 CD’s M&K were commissioned by The Northwest Film Forum in 2009 to compose a new score to “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” to be performed live at its Children’s Music Festival. M&K were selected by SIFF to compose new scores in 2013 for the newly restored (Alfred) Hitchcock 9 series, more Lotte Reiniger animated fairy tales in 2013, “Steamboat Bill Jr.” in 2014 and Buster Keaton’s “The Cameraman” in 2019 by the Frank Buxton Silent Film Festival. They must be doing something right!

 

Miles and Karina
For this concert, M&K will perform a short set of songs followed by an intermission and then the film.

Advance tickets are available from https://sfs-miles-and-karina or 1-800-838-3006 , and at our concerts prior to the show. Ticket sales begin approximately 60 days before show date.

Ticket Prices Advance Purchase At Door
General admission $20 $22
SFS / PNA Member $18 $20
Senior / Student $18 $20
Youth (6-17) $10 $10
Under 6 FREE FREE
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