New York’s Gogol Bordello, is an ensemble of multi-ethnic musicians who have managed to combine Gypsy music with punk and a breathtakingly bizarre stage show to become one of the world’s more unique and off-the-wall acts. Often likened to The Pogues, who infused traditional Irish music with a punk influence, Gogol Bordello have alienated just as many fan hopefuls as they have won over. They’ll never be as big or as beloved as, say, Madonna (even though they have already shared the stage with her), but the band’s eccentricities, as well as its absolute refusal to tone down these eccentricities, have made them, if nothing else, entertaining.
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Rock, Punk, World, Electronic-Dance, Dubstep/Breaks