Rip Van Finn brings its internationally eclectic folk sound to the Intrepid Theatre Sunday (June 9).

Rip Van Finn brings its internationally eclectic folk sound to the Intrepid Theatre Sunday (June 9).

Rip Van Finn will keep you awake

Based in Vancouver, the quartet records original music and videos and makes the rounds in the Pacific Northwest.

Rip Van Finn performs eclectic folk in Victoria this weekend, featuring a unique blend of guitar, fiddle, bagpipes, keyboards and African/South Indian-influenced percussion.

Based in Vancouver, the quartet records original music and videos and makes the rounds in the Pacific Northwest.

The band includes four-time B.C. fiddle champion, Mike Sanyshyn; Newfoundland transplant and percussionist Curtis Andrews, who specializes in traditional rhythms of South India and Ghana; internationally accomplished bagpiper and keyboardist Joseph McDonald, who has piped at events around the world from Bella Bella to the Forbidden City in Beijing; and noted Vancouver session player Craig McGregor.

Rip Van Finn performs at Intrepid Theatre, #2 – 1609 Blanshard St., on Sunday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at ripvanfinn.com for $10, or $15 at the door.