B.A Johnston (Canada) // Charlie Partridge … Mother Brain & The Lighthouse Presents
Thursday 26th October
Open 5pm // Live music from 8:30pm
The Lighthouse is excited to collaborate with Mother Brain to bring you this eccentric international double-bill!
B.A Johnston is a captivating Canadian songwriter who proudly wears the title of ‘failed showman on the skids’ who has fearlessly embarked on a never-ending journey across Canada in his mother’s trusty minivan for more than a decade.
B.A. Johnston effortlessly straddles the realms of both a stand-up comedian and a musician, blurring the lines between the two. His songs possess a rare quality of being both relatable and irresistibly catchy, resonating deeply with his audience. The infectious joy that permeates his shows is nothing short of breathtaking, leaving spectators captivated and uplifted by the sheer chaos of his performances.
A rare chance to see one of Canada’s cult hero entertainers!
Plus support from The Long Knives.
The Long Knives draw influence from 70’s punk, 80’s hardcore and 90’s alternative rock. Song subjects include trench warfare, extensive record collections, the crimes of Charles Manson and the plight of Native Americans. For fans of The Replacements, Public Image Limited, Wire and Husker Du.