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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Costumed Serenade, at 59th Street Columbus Circle

Xylopholks, 59th Street
Photo by myself, below 59th Street.

Everyone has a schtick these days.

This three-piece ragtime band features a pink gorilla playing a string bass. A fellow in a dog suit and his young friend played the xylophone, at the 59th Street subway station.

From their website, it looks like they have been around for a little while. I saw them for the first time Tuesday night. Their suitcase was half full with donations.

This group calls itself 'Xylopholks'. They've been written up in the New York Times and Village Voice. Other band members include a giant frog, giant chicken and the cookie monster, who must have had the night off.

Here's a super authentic self-produced video of their tour through around New York, haha:

Related posts: What's Hoppin' in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Man of Steel, Hawkin' Stuff, and All Abuzz About a Bee, in Union Square.


Olivier said...

c'est noel noel ;o) des deguisements de saison qui ont du plaire aux petits enfants ;)

Seitenstra├če said...

seriously??? hahaha

s.c said...

What should NY be without this kind of activity's. Thanks for showing Kitty

Ken Mac said...

too too too funny!

Leif Hagen said...

Very fun and funny! They must have a good sense of humor!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2012 to you, Kitty!