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Gary Wilson

Jul 8th 2018 @ Checker Hall

Los Angeles, CA
I Was There
Sunday, July 8th, 2018
8:00 PM
Checker Hall
104 North Avenue 56, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Gary Wilson is an internationally-renowned composer, recording artist, and performer of experimental music.  As a teenager, Wilson studied composition privately with John Cage, and since his 1977 self-released classic You Think You Really Know Me, he has spent a lifetime building a fervent underground audience around the world. Esteemed artists Beck, Questlove, Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator, Foxygen, Dam Funk, Black Lips, and Ariel Pink have all cited Gary Wilson as a source of inspiration.In the summer of 2013, the Metropolitan Museum of Art included Gary in the exhibition PUNK: Chaos to Couture, and in recent years the DIY home recording legend has graced the pages of The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Record Collector Magazine. Wilson has performed on national TV on both The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Live!Gary Wilson continues to diligently compose, record, and release new music, including 2017’s Let’s Go to Outer Space on Cleopatra Records. His new album, The King of Endicott, is set for release in 2018.