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Wesley Stace

JEFF ROSENBERG
7:30 pm., Saturday November 09 | $17 advance, $20 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[THE ARTIST FORMERLY KNOWN AS JOHN WESLEY HARDING] John Wesley Harding, the brainy British expat singer-songwriter, just pulled what’s known as “the full Mellencamp,” dropping his entire Dylan-cribbed nom-de-plunk in one fell swoop. It’s a fitting change, given that the newly unrechristened Wesley Stace’s new album, wryly titled Self-Titled, drops pretense as well, offering nakedly personal songs of a kind the artist has not previously attempted. Through its 16 songs, Stace makes fleeting emotional moments from his past available to his art and, in turn, to his audience—like a musical Proust whose madeleines are used books and old records.

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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