Alternate Names: Figrin D’an, Barbaline, Babarine, Sicmoo

Actor: unknown

Description: This is Figrin D’an, leader of Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes. He plays the Kloo Horn with his band in Ackmena’s cantina from time to time. However, he hates being shut down before closing time, and he dislikes even more going home without one final round.

Details: The all-Bith band, Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, were a favorite in the cantinas of Tatooine. The band would often alternate between Chalmun’s place and Ackmena’s place. The band seen in Ackmena’s cantina in the The Star Wars Holiday Special is undoubtedly the Modal Nodes, although Ackmena refers to the leader as “Barbaline”. This is likely either a pet name or an alias assumed by Figrin D’an for one reason or another. There are five members seen in the The Star Wars Holiday Special, with at least two playing instruments different from the ones seen in A New Hope.

Quote: “Wot…gee-zow…powlown?”

The Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 Cantina Band Member #4
The Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 Cantina Band