Tuesday, October 10, 2006
the book of right-on

I have only one thing to tell you this evening, but it's definitely worthy of its own post... in fact, I briefly thought about starting an entirely new blog, just because I'm so psyched about this... ok, that's hyperbole.

At any rate, it's the perfect time for me to find this out, because I'm currently struggling with a review of Ys that does justice to what a beautiful record it is.

Joanna Newsom is at St. Andrews Wesley Church on December 5th.

I saw her at Sasquatch a few years back, and it was wonderful. I can only imagine how great she'll be armed with the tunes from Ys, and on stage in the most appropriate venue in Vancouver.

update:
Joanna will be performing with "a large ensemble" and tix are on-sale on Friday, October 20th from all your favourite non-TM locations (thumbs up!). And, as it's in a church, it's all ages.

now playing: Joanna Newsom - Only Skin

7 Comments:

totally. stoked!

By Blogger Hanson, at 12:17 AM  

fuckers.

By Anonymous Sean, at 1:26 AM  

didn't i have to convince you to watch her at sasquatch that year?

By Blogger Quinn, at 1:33 AM  

excitements excitements excitements!

By Blogger luisairene, at 6:52 AM  

sorry, but when I saw Joanna Newsom at Sasquatch I thought it was a gag. I was expecting to see the rest of the Kids in the Hall pop up on stage at any minute and start hitting her harp with pillows or something.

Maybe I'm too old but I don't get the appeal.

By Anonymous g, at 4:19 PM  

quinn: i was intrigued...but you convinced me. and that was 2 years ago! i love her now! Plus that venue is going to be perfect.

By Anonymous Sean, at 8:25 AM  

So who exactly is Joanna Newsom dissing here?

http://billboard.blogs.com/jadedinsider/2006/10/she_is_not_afra.html

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:57 PM  

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