Kelly Hogan On “World Cafe”

From World Cafe: “Kelly Hogan is a professional backup singer who spends a lot of time on the road with her friends Neko CaseJakob Dylan,Andrew BirdRobyn Hitchcock and many others. For her long-awaited new album, I Like to Keep Myself in Pain, Hogan recruited the aforementioned musicians and others — including M. Ward and the late Vic Chesnutt — to write the songs.

In this interview and session for World Cafe, Hogan describes how she finally got her own record deal — and recruited more than 40 musicians to help with I Like to Keep Myself in Pain.”

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Hideout Block Party & A.V. Fest, September 14 & 15

Hideout Block Party & A.V. Fest poster by the awesomely talented Kathleen Judge (© Judgeworks)

Hogan will be performing at the totally awesome annual Hideout Block Party at the Hideout in Chicago, IL on Saturday, September 15 at 2pm. Sadly, this incredible event is sold out, (with a line up like the below, are you surprised?) but lucky you if you’ve already got your ticket!!

The Hideout Block Party with Wilco, Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Wye Oak, The War On Drugs, The Corin Tucker Band, Wild Belle, Kelly Hogan, The Waco Brothers w/ Paul Burch, CAVE, The Lawrence Peters Outfit, Redmoon Theater, and Guitarkestra.