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M SHANGHAI is a Brooklyn-based folk collective, named after the Asian bistro in Williamsburg that hosted the band’s monthly residency from 2002 through 2009. M Shanghai’s legendary concerts are known for unbridled joy, raucous energy, and intimate subtlety, with all players crowded around one condenser mic. With an adventurous take on Americana, the “M” are not easily classified; they emphasize distinctive songwriting while retaining the immediacy of classic American roots music.

“First-rate original songs… highly entertaining, like a modern day medicine show.” – Tommy Ramone, of the Ramones and Uncle Monk

website: mshanghaistringband.com

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