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Blind Boys Of Alabama and John Langford were special guests at the second show of this year’s 8 Nights Of Hanukkah With Yo La Tengo run at The Bowery.
About Jon Langford
This year will be a busy one for Mekon and Waco Brother, artist and producer, collaborator and soloist, father and husband, Jon Langford, as he prepares for a national tour supporting the release of a brand new solo album Gold Brick (ROIR), takes his multi-media performance piece, The Executioners Last Songs (commissioned by the National Performance Network), on a national museum tour (including Chicagos Museum Of Contemporary Art and Minneapolis Walker Art Center) and publishes Nashville Radio, the first collection of his art and writings, through Verse Chorus Press.
Are you thinking what were thinking? Yup. Jon Langford is a true Renaissance man. His possibilities certainly seem endless, his creativity without bounds. The enclosed notes and biographical information will explain a lot, but if you prefer, just pop in his latest, Gold Brick (or Lies of The Great Explorers or Columbus at Guantanamo Bay), and soak up the grandeur of a man who has been making fun, important and relevant music for the past three decades. Boasting a truly wide range of sounds and influences everything from tinkling saloon piano atmospherics to roots reggae rhythms Langford has created a rich, epic album to help him kick off what looks to be a very busy 2006.
New Instagram and Twitter accounts for supergroup Oysterhead featuring Trey Anastasio of Phish, Primus’ Les Claypool and The Police’s Stewart Copeland were launched overnight.
The Dave Matthews Band, Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails are among the nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2020.
Phil Lesh will need more time to recover from back surgery leading The Capitol Theatre to postpone the upcoming Phil-O-Ween Halloween Run at the venue and tap Dark Star Orchestra to perform those same dates.
Khruangbin helped Wu-Tang Clan close out the 2019 Desert Daze festival in Lake Perris, California on Sunday.
The Avett Brothers added a handful of April 2020 tour dates.