Music, Live Bands

The Mountain Goats

When: Tue., March 1, 8:30 p.m. 2016

The Mountain Goats began life in an employee-housing studio apartment with little to offer as a living space. In this room, equipped with a dual-cassette recorder, John started setting some of his poetry to music. He teamed up with his friend Rachel, who played bass and they toured the eastern U.S. & Europe, the midwest, and San Francisco. They recorded two albums and a couple of EPs. Then John graduated from college, moved to Chicago, and the Mountain Goats became Mainly Just John, except for a couple of European tours where Peter Hughes played bass.

Price: $25, $20 HSU

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