The Zine ChickFactor has announced a birthday tribute show for the late David Berman with Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich and others. "Bike Chain Rain: A Birthday Tribute to David Cloud Berman" will take place on January 4, 2020 in Portland, Oregon's Bunk Bar, which would have been Berman's 53rd birthday. Berman died on August 7th.
Pitchfork staff member Douglas Wolk will act as MC for the event, where musicians, writers, poets, fans and friends of Bermuda play music, read his work, pay their homages and tell stories. The proceeds will go to Write Around PDX. Check out the full list of guests on the Chickfactor website.
Read the pitch, "David Berman changed the way many of us see the world."