Boogie Buskers: Xylopholks Entertain at West 4th

Posted on: July 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am by

The Xylopholks are a costumed troupe that plays pseudo-ragtime music in the city’s subway system. We’ve read about them quite a bit, but never had the distinct privilege of witnessing a live performance.  Until yesterday.   During the late afternoon rush, Cookie Monster and Pink Gorilla were jamming out like crazy on the downtown F platform at the West 4th station.  Commuting straphangers seemed simultaneously perplexed and entertained by the zaniness, and were laughing and bopping in rhythm.

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For more information on the band, see the Gothamist interview.



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