Retrospekt: A Film by Sam Hare featuring Gitane Demone Quartet + Eva Braun Extravaganza at Cafe Nela July 29

Photo Credit: Deb Frazin

Last January at Cafe Nela, Gitane Demone Quartet organized a 17-piece experimental orchestra of local musicians from different groups (LA Drones, Ravens Moreland, Egrets On Ergot, Harry Cloud, The Deadbeats, Saccharine Trust, Carnage Asada & more) for a 48- minute version of Sun Ra’s composition “Retrospekt”. This concert was filmed by Sam Hare and crew, and will be premiered at Cafe Nela on Sunday July 29.

In celebration of the film, Gitane Demone Quartet have organized another musical community extravaganza: a 30-minute version of The Screamers classic song “Eva Braun”, with GDQuartet + ensemble of musicians and featuring a 20-piece choir of singers. The community of musicians includes Dave Travis • Paul Roessler • Rikk Agnew • Deb Venom • Gitane Demone • Josh Berry • Duley Toledo • Timbo De La Garza • Brandon Dean • Roy Felig • Marguerite Hollenbeck • Peter DiBiasio • Louie Lopez • Mel Schantz • Mika Carlson • Harry Cloud • Jaime Pina • Mike Vee • Axxel G. Reese • Elle Mehrmand • Dan The Man Morales • Hellin Killer • Colin Peterson • Sam Hare • Gil Sandoval • Maxine Murr Derr • Nora Keyes • Savannah Pope • Troy Rounseville • Eddie Lopez • Carisa Bianca Mellado • Joel Zimmerman • Bunny Zimmerman, and possibly Bruce Moreland, Heather Gallipo, Cora Ripatti – a diverse array of musicians and singers!

In addition, there are live sets from Exploding Pintos and Non Blips.

Doors open: 5:00 pm
GDQuartet Eva Braun EXPERIENCE: 5:30
Exploding Pintos: 6:15
Non Blips: 7:00
Retrospekt film premiere: 8:00

$5.00 only to witness this spectacle!

@ Cafe Nela 1906 Cypress Ave L.A. 90065

Deb Frazin

About Deb Frazin

Deb Frazin is a photographer based in Los Angeles with a focus on DTLA street photography and punk rock culture. Her work has been published in photography books, on album covers, and has been featured in numerous publications including The Los Angeles Times. You can find her now in Razorcake.
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One Response to Retrospekt: A Film by Sam Hare featuring Gitane Demone Quartet + Eva Braun Extravaganza at Cafe Nela July 29

  1. Jon Hansen says:

    looking very forward to seeing Sam’s Film and of course the Eva Braun extravaganza!

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