Yep Roc Sawyer Session

Here I am singing Christmas in Prison by amazing John Prine for Yep Roc’s Sawyer Sessions – Happy Holidays!

The Annual PAY WHAT YOU WANT CD sale!

It’s the Annual “Pay What You Want” CD sale – yes, not even digital downloads; actual CDS! Here is what we have for you – please choose what you want, message me here, make an offer (to include postage). No reasonable offer refused. Lots of double CDs; all the reissues with extra tracks; but there’s …

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Recording with The Jayhawks

Head over to The Jayhawks Tumblr page for exclusive photos of our time in the studio!


Wesley Stace has surprised the rock’n’ roll world by announcing the release of a non-surprise LP, “Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding” to be released in the usual formats on a specific, pre-advertised date in the future: February 24, 2017 The album, “Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding”, made with the assistance of The Jayhawks, will cost …

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NEW ALBUM: Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding

WESLEY STACE’S JOHN WESLEY HARDING  FEATURING THE MINNEAPOLITAN SOUNDS OF THE JAYHAWKS  ALBUM OUT FEBRUARY 24, 2017 VIA YEP ROC RECORDS LISTEN/SHARE: “LET’S EVAPORATE”  “His songs were humorous and insightful and usually the smartest thing in any room they were played in.”- Philebrity Acclaimed singer/songwriter Wesley Stace will release Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding on …

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30 Days, 30 Songs

Wesley’s song “Mr. Tangerine Man” has been featured on 30 Days, 30 Songs! Check out the feature and listen to the song here.



In Conversation With…

Two literary events are upcoming: Wes will be in conversation with Sarah Vowell on Wednesday, October 21 and with David Hare on Thursday, November 5, at the Parkway Central Library, Philadelphia PA. Sarah Vowell has been praised for her “learned, engagingly discursive, funny, sometimes even jolly” (New York Times Book Review) writing style. She is …

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Cabinet of Wonders Podcast on Salon has announced: “Salon is proud to partner with Cabinet of Wonders on this podcast. Since 2009, Wesley Stace has curated the best variety show in America, featuring hundreds of pioneering musicians, writers and comedians. We think that the format and talent will be well received by our devoted readers and are honored to swing open …

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West Coast News

I’m afraid I have had to cancel my June west coast trip for personal reasons. I wouldn’t take this decision lightly; in fact, as far as I can remember, this is the first time I’ve ever cancelled anything ever (as opposed to having a promotor tell me that a gig is no longer happening!) This …

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Working Playlist – an interview

Wesley Stace writes music (for about two decades he was known as John Wesley Harding, a singer-songwriter who released seventeen albums under that name, starting in the late eighties) and books (he’s published four novels, of vastly varying scope). He also runs a series of variety shows he calls his Cabinet of Wonders, bringing together …

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