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Jan-March 2017:

Sunday January 15th 6pm – Jon Langford and Jon Dee Graham – LeMieux Galleries 332 Julia Street New Orleans – Acoustic show (FREE) –


Monday January 23rd – Robbie Fulks with Jon Langford – Hideout Chicago – 7pm –



THREE JOHNS Feb 4th Continental PRESTON UK



Jon Langford’s Men of Gwent with THEE FACTION Feb 10th The Islington LONDON UK –

Jon Langford’s Men of Gwent Feb 11th Le PUB Newport UK

Jon Langford’s Men of Gwent Feb 12th PROGRESSIVE CLUB Ynysddu UK


Monday Feb 20th Jon Langford w. Billy Bragg MUSIC BOX Cleveland OH

Tuesday 28th Jon Langford (solo acoustic) ATWOODS TAVERN Cambridge MA –

March 3rd – Jon Langford & Jean Cook – House Concert Columbus OHIO –

March 4th 6pm – Jon Langford & Jean Cook art show/acoustic performance THE EMPORIUM Yellow Springs OH (FREE)


Jan/Feb. 2015:

Jon Langford:
* w/ Sally Timms 11/21/2014 Tour Dates Chicago IL US Museum of Contemporary Art:
Bowie Changes

* w/ Jon Dee Graham and Mike June 12/16/2014 Tour Dates Berwyn IL US FitzGerald’s


* 11/122014 KC Grad, Brace Krsmanovic 4, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
* 11/13/2014, Artshow Prodajna Galerija Beograd Kosancicev Venac 19, 11000 Beograd, Serbia
* 11/15/2014 Golya Center Bokay Janos Utca 34, Budapest Hungary
* 11/18/2014 Chelsea Lerchenfelder Gürtel 29-32, 1080 Wien Austria (with Martin Braman)

* 12/19/2014, Kiki’s House of Righteous Music Madison


* 12/19/2014, Kiki’s House of Righteous Music Madison

Jon Langfords Men of Gwents
06/26/2014 – 7:00 PM

Jon Langfords Men of Gwents
06/28/2014 – 7:00 PM
Glastonbury, Left Stage

Turf Fest IN TORONTO jULY 4-6
WACO BROTHERS – Fri July 4 – South Stage – Set Time – 7:20pm
WACO BROTHERS with SALLY TIMMS – Sat July 5 – South Stage – Set Time – 8:40pm
JL SKULL ORCHARD & BURLINGTONs – Sun July 6 – East Stage – Set Time – 12:45pm
WACO BROTHERS – Sunday July 6 – The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern – Set Time – 12:20am

Jon Langford w/ Robbie Fulks and Sally Timms    07/13/2014    The Hideout
Hideout Highlands Send Off

Jon Langford and Jean Cook
07/20/2014 – 9:00 AM
Vancouver Folk Festival
Jericho Dr
Vancouver, Canada

Wacop Brothers

Jon Langford with Robbie Fulks
Tue Aug 5, 2014 – 7:00 PM
12 Bar
London, United Kingdom

Jon Langford
08/08/2014 – 7:00 PM
Rebellion Festival
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Jon Langford with Bad Luck Jonathan
09/05/2014 – 5:00 PM
Hideout Block Party
Chicago, IL


Fall 2013:

Sat 7th Sept – 3pm – JL & Skull Orchard HIDEOUT BLOCK PARTY -

Sat. Sept 14th – Festival Hall, Calgary CANADA – Jon Langford & Sally Timms –

Sun, September 22, 2013,  The Hideout Chicago, IL Freakons
Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 6:00 pm, $10.00

Sat. October 5th – JL & Skull Orchard with FREAKONS – Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco –

Sat. October 5th (evening) – Great American Music Hall, San Francisco – KL & Skull Orchard w. Billy Bragg –

Sun. Oct 6th – JL & Skull Orchard/FREAKONS – Davis CA (venue TBA)

Thursday Oct 10th – CITY WINERY CHICAGO – with Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders –

Sat. Oct 12th – Englert Theater, IOWA CITY with Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders –

Jon Langford & Skull Orchard acoustic band (featuring Jim Elkington & Jean Cook) head west next weekend playing:

The CHAPEL in San Francisco on Friday 21st
Davis Music Fest (THE LODGE Upper Hall, Davis CA) at 6pm on Saturday 22nd -
AND Langford has an artshow at THE WILLOWS (12th & Folsom) on Sunday night July (meet/greet/grunt/drink @ 8pm)

Waco Brothers play at 8.45pm on Sunday 6/30/2013 – North stage Kedzie & Milwaukee

Wee Hairy Beasties

2013/02/28 GA    Atlanta    Vinyl Atlanta


February 01

Hideout Chicago, 21:30, w/ Jim Elkington

February 02

Pitman Theater @ Alverno College / w/ Robbie Fulks / The Stephen Foster Project

Waco Brothers

2013/01/11 IL    Chicago    Metro, Benefit for Pablove Foundation & Rock For Kids, Playing the songs of T. Rex!

2013/01/12 IN    Bloomington    Castle Theater

2013/02/15 IL    Chicago    Beverly Arts Center

November 9th:

Jon Langford is bringing his Belgian buddy Jo Clauwaert to Austin & Yard Dog. Jo is an artist, photographer and writer. Expect paintings in the theme of ocean waves and sailor songs.


Jon Langford and Martin Billheimer present Story Night Chapter 4: Scary Night!

Two shows! Kids’ Show at 4pm (a rare musical interlude from the Wee (Scary) Hairy Beasties), Adult Show at 8pm, both with loads of creepy tales from all around the world, and strange goings-on from The National Theater of The Hideout.

Creepy Costumes encouraged…Loads of prizes and much more!

Kids show at 4pm prompt (Doors @ 3pm, duration 1 hour)

Adult show (over 21) at 8pm prompt (Doors @ 7pm, Show duration till the bar runs dry)

Tix: Adults-$10, Kids under 16-$5

10.05.12 CA    San Francisco    HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL at 4:45 Arrow Stage

Jon Langford with his Sadies, Sally Timms

10.05.12 CA    San Francisco    THE SWEDISH AMERICAN HALL Acoustic Set at 8:30 pm

w/ Roger Knox, Sally Timms, Walter Salas-Humara (Silos)

10.05.12 CA    San Francisco    CAFE DU NORD    at 11pm

w/ Jon Langford and his Sadies, the Sadies

10.06.12 CA    San FranciscoHARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL at 11am  Star Stage

w/Roger Knox, The Sadies, Sally Timms

10.08.12 CA    Davis    HOUSE PARTY

w/ Roger Knox, Walter Salas-Humara (Silos)

10.10.12 WI    Madison    The Frequency

w/ Roger Knox & Pine Valley Cosmonauts

10.11.12 IL    Chicago    Old Town School of Folk Music

w/ Roger Knox & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts

Sally Timms

09.22.12: The Mayne Stage

Bloodshot’s 18th Birthday!

Celebrate along with Lydia Loveless, Dex Romweber Duo, Deadstring Brothers, and Shake’em On Down (Devil in a Woodpile alums Rick and Joel)

07.06.12     IL    Chicago    Firecat Projects 

07.20.12     IL    Chicago    The Hideout Story Night w/ Martin Billheimer

07.24.12     AB    Calgary    Folk Boot Camp at National Music

07.25.12     AB    Calgary    Folk Boot Camp at National Music

07.26.12     AB    Calgary    Folk Boot Camp at National Music

07.27.12     AB    Calgary    Calgary Folk Festival at Prince’s Island Park w/Skull Orchard

07.28.12     AB    Calgary    Calgary Folk Festival at Prince’s Island Park w/Skull Orchard

07.29.12     AB    Calgary    Calgary Folk Festival at Prince’s Island Park  w/Skull Orchard

08.16.12     IL    Chicago    The Hideout W/ the Skull Orchard

Friday, June 1, Cincinnati

Musical performance by Jon Langford & Skull Orchard with Matthew Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces), free show.

Art opening by Jon Langford earlier that day.

JL & Skull Orchard mini-tour

IOTA Arlington VA May31st

MOTR PUB Cincinnati OH June 1st


Jon Langford and Martin Billheimer’s Story Night

Fri, May 25, 2012

6:00 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL


Jon Langford and Martin Billheimer’s Story Night

Chapter Two: Sex Legends of Rock- tales of unspeakable abominations and perversity read aloud in an intimate Gothic setting! Deeply unhappy hour at the Hideout!

Feel the chilling power of the spoken word!

Hosts Jon Langford & Martin Billheimer will be assisted by the Eldritch atmospherics of James Elkington & Sally Timms, Brian Keigher’s unnatural sound FX and bizarre visitations from the crew of the SS Panto.


May 5th Bradford, 1in12 Club – w. Night On Mars & Tom Hyatt

May 7th Preston, New Continental – w. Night On Mars & Tom Hyatt

May 8th Manchester, Gullivers – w. Night On Mars & Tom Hyatt

(Marc Riley BBC session that night too!)

May 10th Newport, Le Pub – w. Give Me Memphis, 2 Marks & a Frank & Tom Hyatt

May 11th London, The Windmill in Brixton – Give Me Memphis, Chips For

The Poor & Tom Hyatt

Dec 28/29th: Schuba’s Chicago

Dec 1oth:Friendly Tap with the Skull Orchard


Dec 15th:Jon Langford’s Skull Orchard @ Vic Theater, Opening for Wilco


a href=””>Friday September 9, Jon Langford art opening at THOMAS MASTERS GALLERY 245 W North Ave, Chi IL


Sept 23rd: Jon Langford & The Burlington Welsh Male Chorus – acoustic show – Thomas Masters Gallery 245 W. North Avenue

Sept 24th: Jon Langford & The Burlington Welsh Male Chorus – Hideout Block Party

Oct 20th: Jon Langford & The Far Forlorn + Deano & The Purvs + Walter Salas-Humara – Continental Club, S. Congress, Austin TX

Oct 21st: Jon Langford & The Far Forlorn + Deano & The Purvs + Walter Salas-Humara – Continental Club, Houston TX

Oct 22nd: Jon langford artshow and acoustic performance – Yard Dog, Austin TX

Sept. 17th: Waco Brothers – Hideout Sept 9th, Frequency Madison Sept 10th, Edgewater Street Fest


Sept 24th: Block Party

L & Choir at the BLOCK PARTY Sept 24

Waco Brothers:

09.17.11 Chicago, IL

Mekons in Europe

01.11.2011 Geislingen, Rätschenmühle

02.11.2011 Frankfurt, Sinkkasten

05.11.2011 Berlin, C-Club

07.11.2011 Hamburg, Fabrik

08.11.2011 München, Ampere

10.11.2011 A – Wien, Chelsea

11.11.2011 A – Ebensee, Kino

Mekons US dates

One Response to “Upcoming shows”

  • Minou Myling:

    Hello John,

    Just heard you’ll be playing Berlin 05 November, would love to see the mekons.
    Have you got email for Tom as well

    as ever,


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