Closed July 4th & 5th for Independence Day

Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 | 708-867-7828
Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM
Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM
Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM

Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts

English singer and songwriter Olivia Chaney defies categorization. Her classical background and traditional 17th century English folk music influences somehow combine into a modern pop sensibility. Portland Oregon’s The Decemberists also defy musical genres, ranging from upbeat pop to lush ballads and progressive rock.

Chaney’s performance as opening act on a Decemberists tour led to an invitation from band leader Colin Meloy to join the Decemberists in the studio. They’d essentially act as a backing band, interpreting her classic British folk music through their American indie-rock instrumentation.

The resulting side project, Offa Rex is a tribute as much as it is a translation. The Decemberists have often commended on the influence of British music, especially ’60s British folk, on their sound. With Offa Rex, they are recognizing that influence directly.

The Queen of Hearts and a quarter million more albums are available to stream or download at hoopladigital.com. Login with your Eisenhower Library card and get started listening right away. Prefer a CD? Place a hold in the library catalog.

 

Categories: Adults.

Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts

English singer and songwriter Olivia Chaney defies categorization. Her classical background and traditional 17th century English folk music influences somehow combine into a modern pop sensibility. Portland Oregon’s The Decemberists also defy musical genres, ranging from upbeat pop to lush ballads and progressive rock.

Chaney’s performance as opening act on a Decemberists tour led to an invitation from band leader Colin Meloy to join the Decemberists in the studio. They’d essentially act as a backing band, interpreting her classic British folk music through their American indie-rock instrumentation.

The resulting side project, Offa Rex is a tribute as much as it is a translation. The Decemberists have often commended on the influence of British music, especially ’60s British folk, on their sound. With Offa Rex, they are recognizing that influence directly.

The Queen of Hearts and a quarter million more albums are available to stream or download at hoopladigital.com. Login with your Eisenhower Library card and get started listening right away. Prefer a CD? Place a hold in the library catalog.

 

Categories: Adults.