CHICAGO — This is the June installment of Blue Mondays: The Blue Ribbon Glee Club Monthly Residency. The Blue Ribbon Glee Club will perform and three of our favorite writers read about those songs.
Jessie Lynn McMains (aka Rust Belt Jessie)
Words & Guitar by Sleater-Kinney
Where Eagles Dare by The Misfits
Suffragette City by David Bowie
All songs performed by The Blue Ribbon Glee ClubAbout the authors:
Jessie Lynn McMains (aka Rust Belt Jessie) is a writer and zine-maker, and the 2016-2017 Poet Laureate of Racine, Wisconsin. She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee for fiction. Her words have recently appeared in The Chapess, New Pop Lit, Rising Phoenix Review, Voicemail Poems, and Paper & Ink. She has two books forthcoming in 2016: The Girl With the Most Cake (a self-published chapbook) and What We Talk About When We Talk About Punk (a prose collection from Pioneers Press/Punch Drunk Press).
Blake Edwards teaches composition and rhetoric at the City Colleges of Chicago. He also records and performs experimental audio under the name Vertonen, and runs the Ballast record label, which focused on small-run handmade art editions of recordings by experimental sound artists.
Kevin McComb plays in David Bowie tribute band Rebel Rebels and has really, really good hair.
The Blue Ribbon Glee Club is a punk rock glee club from Chicago, Illinois that performs a cappella versions of songs by such bands as Fugazi, The Raincoats, X, Gang of Four and more. For more info: Blueribbongleeclub.com
This show is 21+.
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