In Conversation with John Darnielle

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In Conversation with John Darnielle

Past Event: Friday, September 26, 2014

At Barboza

John Darnielle is an American musician, best known as the primary member of the American band the Mountain Goats, for which he is the writer, composer, guitarist, pianist and vocalist. For this inaugural event in SAL’s new Hinge series, this reading and conversation with The Stranger’s Paul Constant will kick off the tour for his first novel Wolf in White Van.

Just announcedI John Darnielle’s Wolf in White Van has been long listed for the National Book Award 2014!

He writes on music for Decibel Magazine and also guest edited the poetry section of The Mays, an anthology of the best creative work from Oxford and Cambridge.

You may choose a Darnielle ticket as part of a Choose-Your-Own-Subscription or All SAL Pass. Single tickets are only available through Barboza. To purchase tickets click here.

Please note: There will be very limited seats at this venue and they will be on a first-come first-serve bases. Barboza has a few booths and a few high-top bar-style tables; most of the venue will be standing room only.

“When the last days come
We shall see visions
More vivid than sunsets
Brighter than stars
We will recognize each other
And see ourselves for the first time
The way we really are”

― John Darnielle



Black Sabbath: Master of Reality (2008)
Wolf in White Van (2014)


The Mountain Goats, At The Newport Folk Festival 2013 | NPR MUSIC FRONT ROW
New York Magazine: God & Worshipper: A Rock-and-Roll Love Story, of Sorts
Pitchfork: The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Releasing Novel
Tiny Mix Tapes: Book Review: 33 1/3: Black Sabbath’s Master of Reality by John Darnielle
Decibel: South Pole Discharge: John Darnielle’s Metal Covers Set Is Nigh

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