Posts Tagged ‘Jon Langford’

Listen: A Jon Langford Glam Track from Richard Byrne’s Play Nero/Pseudo

Hymn To Athena by NeroPseudo
We already reported back in January that local playwright Richard Byrne had scored the coup of getting the seminal-punk-rocker-turned-insurgent-country-singer Jon Langford to write original songs for Bryne's play Nero/Pseudo, about a man who successfully impersonated the Roman emperor Nero Claudius Caesar in Greece the year after Nero's death.
Byrne blogged last [...]

Tortoise, Waco Brothers, Eleventh Dream Day, and Other Chicago Interlopers to Play the Black Cat Inauguration Eve

Peter Margasak at our sister paper the Chicago Reader brings the news that the Black Cat will be hosting a pre-Inauguration Day concert on Jan. 19. The Big Shoulders Ball, as the name suggests, is a Chicago-oriented event. It was coordinated by Tim Tuten, co-owner of a great Chicago venue, the Hideout, and the lineup [...]