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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: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/

Wes On Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue

Concurrent with immersing yourself in the 14 CD box set release of Bob Dylan’s groundbreaking Rolling Thunder revue, you’ll no doubt enjoy the included 52-page booklet featuring rare and never-before-seen Rolling Thunder Revue photos and a “revelatory” essay by Wesley Stace. Dylan

 

Tour Canceled

From Wes:
My lovely mum, Molly, died very suddenly this morning. Words cannot express how I feel about this right now. 

The tour, which we only started last night, is postponed, as you’ll understand. It will be rescheduled.

Don’t Kill The Messenger!

Wesley Stace: A Tribute To John Wesley Harding feat. Robert Lloyd dates starting later this month. Don’t miss it! 4/30 Jammin’ Java, Vienna, VA (7.30pm) 5/1 Stoltz Listening Room, Easton, MD (7.00pm) 5/3 City Winery Loft, New York, NY (6.45pm) 5/4 Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown, NJ (8.15pm) 5/5 The Locks at Sona, Philadelphia, PA …

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Wesley Stace: A Tribute to John Wesley Harding feat. Robert Lloyd

Contemporary singer-songwriter and Cabinet of Wonders impresario Stace pays tribute to the legendary songwriter John Wesley Harding. Throughout the ’90s and ‘00s, which included his tenures at Sire, Rhino and Hollywood records, John Wesley Harding regularly toured in a duo format with noted mandolin, accordion and keyboard player, Robert Lloyd. This was at the very …

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Wes Joins Strawbs for 50th Anniversary Shows

Wes will be joining the legendary Strawbs plus guests for a series of one-of-a-kind special events at the Strand in Lakewood, NJ April 26 & 27. Joining them for this 50th Anniversary celebration will be Tony Visconti, Annie Haslam, the John Ford Band, Eric Bazilian, Blue Weaver, Larry Fast and a full symphony orchestra. On …

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My Least Favorite Things single

Coming soon on Need To Know Records (772018WS), Wes’ new single, “My Least Favorite Things” b/w “Hamlet,” available only on a brown vinyl 45 RPM 7” single. Recorded at Skunkworks Studio, Capitola, CA on November 20th, 2018, accompanied only by his guitar (and on “Hamlet,” Robert Lloyd on mandolin), this will be the only appearance of …

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WESLEY STACE & THE AVERAGE HEIGHT BAND 5/23/15

On the 23rd May, 2015, I played a benefit with my band – renamed The Average Height Band, for the occasion – in a secret location! There were going to be lots of kids at the show, so I thought that, rather than bore them with my stately originals, I’d play some exciting cover versions …

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