Tickets now on sale for Live from Home with Dawes, a benefit concert for Housing Works! Only $35 for a chance to see a rare acoustic performance from the band. Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion open.
"He also recounted getting invited to stay for a couple of weeks at 2Pac’s house in Los Angeles, where, to the delight of him and Duck Down’s Buckshot, he discovered that the rapper had a fridge fully stocked with orange Fanta. One night he and Buckshot saw that the seemingly endless supply of soda had been whittled down to two, and the next morning, they found that their host had pulled a classic passive aggressive roommate move—by leaving a sticky note on the remaining Fanta that read “Pac’s soda."
Dru Ha’s story about his time in 2Pac’s house was pretty amazing. Also I am identified as the “Housing Works spokeswoman” for making another hologram joke! via 2Pac And Biggie Battle Book Comes Alive At New York Reading - XXL
We have some signed copies of the book in the store, stop by and pick one up.
Now on sale! Live from Home with Dawes - Events — Housing Works
Jammin’ pretty hard to this and writing y’all an events newsletter for tomorrow morning.
Honored to be the charity for this month’s Perennials project from our friends Jones Street Station. Check out the first song here, and donate: Perennials Volume 36: “Atychiphobia” - Jones Street Station
Tickets on sale Friday, May 3 at 10 AM for our benefit show Live From Home with The Olms, Pete Yorn and J.D. King’s new band, here at the bookstore on Friday, June 7.
Keaton Henson - Trailer for Birthdays (by Keaton Henson)
Keaton played his first show outside the UK at the bookstore last night, and it was truly special. We have some copies of Birthdays at the store, come pick one up — they were kindly donated by Keaton so 100% of proceeds go to Housing Works.
Our Live From Home show with Keaton Henson April 8th is almost sold out! Grab tickets before they’re gone; this is Henson’s first show in the U.S. so it’s kind of a big deal.
In the meantime Henson’s entire album Birthdays is streaming online before it’s released April 9th so check it out!
Glen Hansard exits our bookstore and plays on Jersey Street, which will now know as the Dublinesque Street outside the bookstore. (via Glen Hansard: Once and always a street musician - CBS News)
Keaton Henson will be performing in North America for the first time this coming April with special shows in New York and Los Angeles. The famously reclusive artist will appear first on April 8th at Housing Works Bookstore in NYC as a benefit for the non profit Housing Works. The Los Angeles show will occur on April 11 inside the Masonic Temple at the historic Hollywood Forever cemetery.
In addition, Henson is releasing an atmospheric version of his song “Teach Me” from the new album remixed by California artist The Album Leaf. The song is premièring via Paste Magazine here.
Did you get your tickets yet? Going fast, nab ‘em.