SON OF THE VELVET RAT is the family business of Georg Altziebler and Heike Binder, a husband-and-wife team of exceptional height who left their home town of Graz, Austria and the cloistered safety of the Continent for the endless highway of America, finally settling in Joshua Tree in California’s Mojave Desert in 2013. Situated at the vanguard of Euro-Americana, their songs build on the cabaret traditions of Old World masters like Georges Brassens, Jacques Brel and Fabrizio De Andre, now fused with the dark Old Testament prophecy and Kabbalistic visions conjured by Townes Van Zandt, Leonard Cohen and especially Bob Dylan.
$5 cover. Doors at 7pm. Show at 8pm.