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A fundraiser for the WSB100 Festival

William Burroughs 100th Birthday Celebration
A fundraiser for the WSB100 Festival
with Aaron Dilloway, David Grubbs, Elliott Sharp, Talibam!, Lea Bertucci, Philip White & Many More!
Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 7PM at The Bowery Electric
WSB100 & The Bowery Electric Present:William Burroughs 100th Birthday Celebration – a fundraiser for the WSB100 Festival
Featuring:
10:20 Aaron Dilloway (Wolf Eyes)
9:40 David Grubbs (Gastr Del Sol)
9:00 Elliott Sharp  / James Ilgenfritz / Joe Tomino
8:20 Talibam!
7:40 Lea Bertucci / Leila Bordreuil

7:00 Philip White / Chris Pitsiokos / Dan Blake

 

Outsider/Abstract sound DJd by
Bob Bellerue!
Readings from Anne Waldman & Steve Dalachinsky

On the 100th birthday of the true American original William S. Burroughs, Feb. 5th 2014, The Bowery Electric is proud to present an incredible night of experimental music, readings, and performance to honor the legendary author. The event will serve as a preview and kickoff to this April’s WSB100,  a centennial celebration of the man and his work, and proceeds from this evening will go directly to support the festival.

 

DOORS AT 6PM!
$20 advance, $25 day-of

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

About WSB100:

In April of 2014, New York City will hold a month-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of William S. Burroughs, the iconic writer of Naked Lunch, Queer, Junky, and many other experimental works of great American literature. Events will take place at Anthology Film Archive, CUNY Graduate Center, Incubator Arts, Issue Project Room, The School for Visual Art, St Mark’s Church, The Stone, and Unnameable Books. The diverse array of events include musical performances, public readings, academic panels, art exhibitions, film screenings, multi-media, and performance art. Artists scheduled to appear include John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Lydia Lunch, Hal Willner, Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky, Bill Laswell, Kenneth Goldsmith, JG Thirlwell, Thurston Moore, Anne Waldman, Steve Dalachinsky, Oliver Harris, Barry Miles, Steve Buscemi, and many more.

www.wsb100.org
www.theboweryelectric.com
The Bowery Electric

212-228-0228

David S. Wills

David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom literary journal and the author of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs the Weird Cult and World Citizen: Allen Ginsberg as Traveller. His next book, High White Notes: The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism comes out in November, 2021.

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