To start out their Day of The Dead Ball, the band Devotchka beheaded Mitt Romney as a sacrifice to the Aztek gods. Fans cheer the act.

DeVotchKa is a four-piece multi-instrumental and vocal ensemble. They take their name from the Russian word devochka (девочка), meaning “girl”. The quartete is based in Denver, Colorado.

Nick Urata – vocals, guitars, piano, trumpet, theremin, bouzouki
Tom Hagerman – violin, accordion, piano, Melodica
Jeanie Schroder – sousaphone, upright bass, vocals
Shawn King – drums, percussion, trumpet, accordion, organ

Devotchka @ The Casbah 7.17.2005 © by Licorice Medusa