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Posies founder gets intimate on tour

  • Felix Dass

    CONTRIBUTOR

Jakarta   /   Sun, January 17 2010   /  03:06 pm

On Thursday night, Yogyakarta was rocked by storms, with the full complement of thunder, lightning and rain. But the heavens' performance couldn't drown out the music from Ken Stringfellow. With just himself in the lead role for the night, the multi-instrumentalist showcased his talents to a small crowd at Teater Garasi, Yogyakarta. The performance proved a great reward for those who braved the weather to show up, with two hours of good music to warm up the cold night. A few days before, Stringfellow had performed at Black Studio in Jakarta, in another concert that is part of his Asia Tour. He has also played in Malaysia and Singapore, and is next heading to Taiwan and Vietnam. So who is Ken Stringfellow? Back in the 1980s, Stringfellow and Jon Auer formed indie band The Posies. The Posies made quite a name for themselves, with some well-received albums. They're ...