The Devil & Daniel Johnston

+ special guests Teenage Fanclub, Jason Pierce, Vic Chesnutt, James Yorkston & Howe Gelb

14 April 2006 / 19:30
Hall


Tickets:
£12.50 £15 £17.50 £20

 Sold out


PLEASE NOTE: Daniel Johnston was taken ill before Christmas and we have been obliged to re-schedule this concert and the documentary screening. We are happy to say he is now making a good recovery and has confirmed the new date of Friday 14 April at 7.30pm. Tickets for the re-scheduled performance are now on sale.

Musician and artist Daniel Johnston has become a cult figure amongst those in the 'know'.
This special concert brings together many of Daniel Johnston's admirers to perform on the same stage as him. Confirmed guests so far include Teenage Fanclub, Jason Pierce (Spiritualized), Vic Chesnutt, James Yorkston & Howe Gelb.

An outsider with a history of mental illness, Johnston first came to the public's attention when rock legend Kurt Cobain was seen on MTV sporting Johnston's 'Goofy Frog' t-shirt design. Since then his raw and heartfelt music has been championed by everyone from Tom Waits to Beck.

The release of a compelling documentary The Devil & Daniel Johnston, which had the critics raving at the Raindance film festival, has further generated interest in this enigmatic figure.

Produced by the Barbican

The sold out screening of The Devil and Daniel Johnston will be on general release from Fri 5 May please contact the box office to register details.











 

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