You can still buy tickets to see John Wesley Harding (JWH), aka Wesley Stace, who will be kicking off year with a house concert @The Art Studio/Studio Kids Art in Montclair on Saturday, January 28th. Megan Reilly (a Montclair local) will also sit in and do a few songs with JWH and on
Harding has released 17 albums, ranging from traditional folk to full-on pop music. His most recent, The Sound of His Own Voice (Oct. 2011), produced by Scott McCaughey and JWH, features a backing band with members of the Decemberists, Peter Buck, Rosanne Cash, John Roderick, Laura Veirs, and many others—13 new songs, many among his best since 1837 AD.
@The Art Studio is an intimate 50 seat venue where you can see and hear a great show in a house concert-like setting. Bring your own refreshments and kick back and listen to a fantastic show man who has recently released some of the best work of his career.
To learn more about JWH and his music and to purchase tickets, click here.
Click here to see his most recent video for "There's a Starbucks Where the Starbucks Used to Be"...a catchy tune with very clever lyrics.
@ The Art Studio/Studio Kids Art is located at 211 Glen Ridge Avenue, Montclair. Show is at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30. Tickets are $15. Phone 973-744-6484 for more info.