The Nervous Breakdown (www.thenervousbreakdown.com) Literary Experience - Live in LA! This show features Janet Fitch (author of White Oleander), and LA poets Steve Abee and Ellyn Maybe. Rich Ferguson will be performing spoken word and music with Butch (co-founder of Eels, and currently Lucinda Williams' drummer), and Edan Mason (sound manipulator). The featured band for the evening will be 50 Cent Haircut.
Sounds Like: Soul Coughing, Jim Carroll
Label: Radarless Records
Bio: Pushcart-nominated poet Rich Ferguson has performed across the country and has shared the stage with Patti Smith, Wanda Coleman, Exene Cervenka, T.C. Boyle, Jerry Stahl, Bob Holman, Loudon Wainwright, Ozomatli, and many other esteemed poets and musicians. He has performed on The Tonight Show, at ...See Full Bio
"The tracks on Ferguson’s debut spoken word CD, World Without Dogs, are pure heaven and even live up to the album’s cover art: a turn-of-the-century fellow festooned with midnight-blue butterfly wings and a bright goldfish on a leash."