VIDEO: Jon Langford Talks Mekons and Waco Brothers, Then Sings a Song

Join musician and artist Jon Langford on this wide-ranging and frank discussion with CoolCleveland’s Thomas Mulready on everything from his roots in art-school performance art, to his life-long obsession with country music inspired by fellow Welsh artist Tom Jones. View the video here.

Along the way, he recounts the formation of first-wave punk band The Mekons, his life in Chicago, his obsession with country music, to his current project Bad Luck Jonathan, on Cleveland’s Blue Arrow Records.

Langford concludes with an impromptu solo take on The Waco Brothers’ “Walking On Hell’s Roof.”

Langford performs with Billy Bragg at Cleveland’s Music Box Supper Club on 02.20.17.


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