Show alert! A Hawk and a Hacksaw to join Swans in WPB

By | July 17th, 2012 | No Comments
A Hawk and a Hacksaw

A Hawk and a Hacksaw will open for Swans at West Palm Beach venue Respectable Street on Oct. 17. — photo via

A Hawk and a Hacksaw, the Balkan band formed by Neutral Milk Hotel drummer Jeremy Barnes and violinist Heather Trost, will open for Swans on Oct. 17 at Respectable Street in West Palm Beach. The New Mexico duo, which plays mostly instrumentals influenced by traditional Eastern European music, most recently re-scored Russian director Sergio Paradjanov’s classic film Shadows Of Forgotten Ancestors. Surrounded by an ever-evolving cast of musicians due to changes in world style, A Hawk and a Hacksaw’s most recent release, last year’s Cervantine, saw the band incorporate Greek music into their varied repertoire.

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