Rupa & the April Fishes

Rupa & the April Fishes
Extraordinary Rendition
Rupa and some other fishes
Rupa & the April Fishes by Judith Barrows

Line up

  • Aaron Kierbel (percussion, contraptions, fish)
  • Ed Baskerville (cello, voice)
  • Isabel Douglass (accordion, voice)
  • Marcus Cohen (trumpet)
  • Pawel Walerowski (cello, voice)
  • Rupa (voice, guitar)
  • Safa Shokrai (upright bass )


With musical influences that include French chanson, Gypsy swing, tango, Latin alternative, Indian music and beyond, Rupa & the April Fishes create music that is lively, romantic and instantaneously appealing. Based in San Francisco, the band's accessible and multicultural sound has earned them a reputation as one of the most exciting groups in the Bay Area alternative scene.