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The Be Arthurs: The Mini-Instrument Band

July 15, 2009

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If you had the chance to get out to this year’s street performers festival you would have seen Edmonton’s own beloved mini-instrument band the “Be Arthurs.” They play a set full of energy which includes famous covers such as; Toxic by Britney Spears, Hey Ya by Outkast, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, Keep the Car Running by Arcade Fire & the list goes on & on so be prepared to be please..  I’m pretty sure my night was made when I discovered Bob’s full out mini-Ludwig kit. It described to us that it was fully legit & able to take a true pounding.  I had a good 5-minute laugh before I proceeded to shoot some photos.

If you liked what you just viewed,
be sure to check out the band’s website, check out their upcoming show dates & pick up a copy of their disc which is best served spinning in your favourite compact-disc player.

Enjoi.

The Be Arthurs

Be Arthurs

The Be Arthurs are a ukulele cover band who formed in the summer of 2005 and first entered into the “busking loop” at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. After much success at the Fringe, The Be Arthurs opened for a band… that was opening for a band… that was opening for a band at a local hot spot in hometown Edmonton. They’ve played gigs at opening night galas, fundraisers,variety shows and several live music venues around Edmonton…including The Winspear Centre.
The Be Arthurs are: Ryan Parker on a Soprano “Greg Bennet”ukulele, Sheldon Elter on a matching Baritone, and drummer Bob Rasko.

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