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New York artist and indie folk singer Jeffrey Lewis will play two sold out gigs at the new Cafe Kino in Bristol this weekend. Cafe Kino opened last year in a small premises in Stokes Croft but has this year moved to a new larger site next door to the Arts House Cafe on the corner of Cheltenham Road and Stokes Croft. Cafe Kino is a not-for-profit co-operative owned and operated by its workers, and run in part by volunteers and hopes to become a real community hub. One of the first gigs of the year is the wonderfully distinctive Jeffrey Lewis. Known for his work with Moldy Peaches and Kimya Dawson (whose music was made famous in the Juno soundtrack), the lyrical genius is performing in Bristol’s newest gig venue on Saturday as part of a UK tour of intimate venues. He plays Exeter Phoenix on Friday (Jan 21) – tickets still available. The Jeffrey Lewis & Peter Stampfel Folk Show tour also features (as the name suggests) Peter Stampfel, described as a US national treasure and the main dude of the 60s/70s psych/folk legends the Holy Modal Rounders. The shows also feature special guest Franic, of the Wave Pictures – whose gig we reviewed last week – on mandolin. Jeffrey Lewis is renowned for his live shows Live shows incorporate low budget videos and large illustrations and this is a must see show for all indie folk fans. Advance copies of their new collaboration album “Come On Board” will be for sale exclusively at these shows. The afternoon show starts at 4pm and the evening performance at 8pm. Support comes from Vase.