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MASSIVE “It’s come to this” CD SALE!

Here is how this massive CD sale works! Firstly, please keep in mind the following: 1. International mailing has become absurdly expensive! 2. In the USA, Media Mail generally comes to about $3-$4, and then there’s a padded envelope to buy as well. That said, all you have to do it email me – it’s …

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Wes With Strings

On December 4, Wes will take to Lincoln Center in New York for a special evening: Wes, the English UK and strings (arranged by Daniel Felsenfeld and David Nagler). The show starts at 7:30 and is free and open to the public.

Additional information is available on Lincoln Center’s website.

PEN American Center presents…

Wes will be featured at PEN’s final DIY of the year, on Monday December 1st. He will explain – in his own inimitable style – how he managed to make art for three decades under two names, why he became two people in the first place, and when he decided enough was enough. Building on oral traditions, …

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Wes reviews… The Hank Williams Reader

Breaking it all down for The Times Literary Supplement, Wes reviews The Hank Williams Reader,  an anthology of writings about Hank Williams.

Writers Conference, Florida

Florida Gulf Coast University invites aspiring writers and other devotees of the written word to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, November 6-9, at BIG Arts and The Sanibel Island Public Library on Sanibel. Participants can now register for a variety of workshops, panels, lectures and readings presented by celebrated and experienced writers and teachers. …

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Wes Reviews… Marcus, Petty & Yes

  Wes was in the crowd for the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers show in Philly. He has this to say about that. In July, he wrote a review of the Philadelphia stop on the Yes tour. And in the Wall Street Journal Life and Culture Section, Wes reviewed the new book by Greil Marcus. The …

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David Lewis OWNW Press

The glowing reviews for David Lewis’ Old World New World continue… “THE BEST FOLK RELEASE OF 2014… twelve tracks of sheer perfection; flawless acoustic folk music, with each track arranged meticulously around the acoustic guitar and the vocals. This makes for an album which is from start to finish a joy to listen to… Albums …

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September Cabinet Members Announced

REVISED – There is humdinger of a Cabinet of Wonders lined up for September 19 at City Winery, New York, including:
Jill Barber
Eric Bazilian (The Hooters)
Charles Bock
Marc Cohn
Heaven’s Jail w/ Phosphorescent
Marc Ribot
Megan Stielstra
More guests will be announced shortly.

Wes Reviews…

Pale Communion by Opeth for The Talkhouse. If you don’t know what any of those things are, you should DEFINITELY read the article.

“Goodbye Jane” Video Premiere

SALON PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “GOODBYE JANE,” ANIMATED BY STEFAN G. BUCHER Salon is premiering a new animated video by the acclaimed graphic designer and illustrator Stefan G. Bucher for the song “Goodbye Jane” from Wes’ album Self-Titled. A studio performance of the song serves as the basis for Bucher’s video and features rotoscoped animation — a …

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