The Cairo Gang (solo show) LONDON

Tuesday 24 February 2015 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
£8 advance / £10 otd

Emmett Kelly from The Cairo Gang comes to The Shacklewell Arms as part of his solo UK tour.

Kelly has been a frequent collaborator of Will Oldham’s (A.K.A. Bonnie “Prince” Billy), and has lent his vocals and guitar to his recordings and performances since Oldham’s 2006 album, The Letting Go. In 2010 Drag City released the critically acclaimed album, The Wonder Show of the World, which featured compositional work by Kelly as The Cairo Gang, along with the single, Midday/You Win, and the 10’’, Island Brothers/New Wonder.

Kelly has also toured in several of the aforementioned acts in addition to with Sonny Smith, Baby Dee, Beth Orton, and Terry Reid; and in other instances, performed live with Scott Tuma, Joan of Arc, and Pillars and Tongues. He is also one half of the band The Surf, The Sundried, and a founding member of Chicago’s Psychojail.

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