Tag: Population 485

Outskirts, 2016

Just found out James McMurtry will be in Wisconsin Dells and Milwaukee this weekend. If you’re anywhere near, I hope you’ll see him. It’s impossible for me to overstate the connection between Population: 485 and Too Long in the Wasteland. Night after night I sat up into the wee hours, hitting the keyboard with those songs playing over…View post

Population 485 Thank You

Among the more humbling (and recurring) ironies of calling oneself a “writer” resides the regular recognition that one is regularly incapable of finding words commensurate to circumstance, be there joy or grief, or–as in this instance–thanks to give. In other words, ain’t no way to say it. But you have to try. So, from the program: First, I…View post

Population 485 Moving Up North

Thank you to all who attended the Population 485 preview shows in Eau Claire. If you tried but couldn’t get in, please hang in there, we hope to bring it back around sometime in the future. We learned so much from those two shows, and when I think of all the people who made time to…View post