The Album

The Man with No Shadow

In May 2002, Disney pulled the plug on Mammoth Records just weeks before the release date of John Wesley Harding's The Man with No Shadow. Though many - but not all - of the songs ended up on 2004's Adam's Apple, which All Music Guide called 'the finest album of his career', those that did make the cut were jumbled. The album was never released on vinyl. And here it finally is, as originally intended, for Record Store Day 2020.

The book


A delirious and touching novel of fathers and sons, the dangers of compromise and thwarted ambition, told with humor and energy by a writer as comfortable in a rock club as a bookstore. A backstage epic of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, but also sippy cups, pillow fights, and Baby Bjorns, Wonderkid is Almost Famous through the looking glass.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, please accept an END OF TOUR TREAT from Robert and me. The entire show from The Gild Hall, Arden DE from 6th March 2020 – the penultimate date of the tour. This gig not only features a representative set list, but all the between song bits in the right order, and a …

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Walking through the market one day at the end of my holiday, I decided, on a whim, to go down a side street I had never seen before. I was sick of the sun and couldn’t wait to return to England. My shadow walked on ahead of me as if to check the way, his …

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Mark Morris – Out Loud: A Memoir

Wes writes: “I am very proud to have co-written the memoir of the genius choreographer Mark Morris. Whether you are a modern dance aficionado, want to know how to live a life in the arts, or you just love a good story, I guarantee this book delivers. Penguin published it on October 22nd and it …

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Celebrating The Life Of Molly Townson

Hastings International Music Festival presents a one-of-a-kind Musical Evening celebrating the life of their beloved former chairman, Molly Townson on October 27th at 7:00 PM. The evening will be hosted by Molly’s son, Wesley Stace and will feature performances by him as well as special guests Shirley Collins, Gavin Bryars and Ian Kearey among others. …

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In Conversation

Join Wes in conversation with Booker T. Jones on October 30th and Salman Rushdie on December 10th. Both will be discussing their new book at 7:30 PM with Wes at the Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway), Philadelphia, PA. Ticket info: