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The Minus 5 with guests Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3
Monty Hall
Jersey City, NJ
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The Minus 5 with guests Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3
The Minus 5  a brief compendium: Scott McCaughey. Charioteer, optometrist, master brewer, or corpse? The blatherers rage on. What HAS been established is that "McCoy" is long addicted to rock'n'roll and its various sidekicks, at great expense to family and friends. To wit: Young Fresh Fellows (1983 to present)  songwriter, singer, instrumentalist; The Minus 5 (1993 to present)  songwriter, singer, instrumentalist; R.E.M. (1994 to present)  instrumentalist; Tuatara (1996 to present)  instrumentalist, songwriter.

With these groups, Scott has made many records (best seller: 5 million; worst seller: 450), and played many shows (highest attendance: 125,000; lowest: 8). "McOi" is always available and enthusiastic when it comes to these activities. In fact, there have been many other bands that have "benefited" from Scott's talents (first documented stage appearance: 1972, with Vannevar Bush & His Differential Analyzers). A complete discography may never exist, but for more information see Guy With A Pencil  McCaughey's Odyssey In Song (Dalkey Archive, Normal IL, 2002).

Thee Minus 5 itself started when McCaughey realized he had a dumptruck-load of songs that the Young Fresh Fellows would either never get around to, or would wisely choose not to. His friends and fellow Seattle-ites Peter Buck, Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer were quick to volunteer to help Scott capture his "Let The Bad Times Roll" vision, and these early sessions produced The Hello EP and Old Liquidator. Many other luminants have since joined the ranks of the Minus 5. It's a bit like a cancer, really.

The Minus Five Facebook page
minus5.com


Steve Wynn and The Miracle 3
"One of rock's true heroes of the underground." - Philadelphia Weekly
"The ex-Dream Syndicate frontman's a veritable Ph.D. of timeless rock songcraft" - Chicago Tribune
"A force to be reckoned with and cherished." - London Sunday Times
"No contemporaries make classic rock records like Wynn" - AllMusicGuide.com
"A first-class songwriter in the simple-yet-profound tradition of Lou Reed, Neil Young and post-Beatles John Lennon, [with] an ear for balancing his pop sensibility with artful dissonance." - PopMatters.com

In 25 years, Wynn has released at least that many albums and has seen over 300 of his songs recorded. He has played over 2000 shows in more than 25 countries. His songs have been recorded and/or performed by REM, Luna, Concrete Blonde, The Black Crowes, Yo La Tengo and Eleventh Dream Day, among others; his "That's Why I Wear Black" became the #1 single of 1993 in Norway as the leadoff track from the debut album by Somebody's Darling. He has been prominently featured in Rolling Stone, Mojo, Uncut, Entertainment Weekly, People, The Los Angeles Times, New York Times and countless other publications all over the world.
stevewynn.net

Tickets are $15 d.o.s.

Location

Monty Hall (View)
43 Montgomery St.
Jersey City, NJ 07302
United States

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Minimum Age: 21
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: WFMU
On BPT Since: Aug 06, 2009
 
Liz Berg


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