Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Langford brings Executioner's Last Songs to MCA

Debuted last Spring in Milwaukee, John Langford brings the A/V version of The Executioner's Last Songs to the Museum of Contemporary Art this Friday and Saturday night. If you're not familiar with the project, The Executioner’s Last Songs was a three-volume set of old American "songs of murder, mob-law, & cruel, cruel punishment" recorded with Langford's Pine Valley Cosmonauts and other Bloodshot recording artists to raise support for the Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty. The MCA show will be a "music-theater" performance combining music from the collection with writing and visual art by Langford. The show starts at 7:30pm both nights, tickets are $22. The Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 220 East Chicago Ave., for more info visit


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