Win Tickets: Jonathan Richman Plays 40 Watt Friday

Legendary songwriter and former Modern Lovers frontman Jonathan Richman plays the 40 Watt Club tonight (Friday, Mar. 7), and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away. To win, tell us in the comments below why YOU deserve to go for free. We’ll choose a winner today at 5 p.m.

From a Flagpole feature on Richman last February:

The peak of the mountain that is American music is festooned with flags claiming ownership. To whom does this music belong? Who can lay claim to it with authority? Who’s in charge here? There are vast swaths of this territory that have been claimed exclusively for the young. It’s a young man’s game, a young man’s world, the bastion solely of the under-30 set, those who are slain before they get too old. But it’s not necessarily about the young, strictly. This is too big to be contained by time and age. It’s actually about a feeling. That feeling is called restlessness.

Read the rest here.


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