12/29/2011

JGT DJ’s at benefit for Jonathan Toubin

On Jan 12 2012 at Music Hall of Williamsburgin Brooklyn, JG Thirlwell will be making a super-rare DJ appearance at a benefit for his friend, Jonathan Toubin. On December 8, in a freak accident, Jonathan was stuck by a runaway vehicle while in bed in his hotel room in Portland, Oregon, where he was for a DJ date. He was severely injured and is still in critical condition in ICU.

Also on the bill will be Chain and the Gang, Eleanor Friedberger, Dorit Chrysler, Nicole Atkins, 5 dollar Priest, Shilpa Ray, An American Dream and Two Tears, with additional DJ sets by Jim Sclavunos (Bad Seeds/ Grinderman) and Mick Collins(Dirtbombs)




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About JG Thirlwell

  • JG Thirlwell is a composer, producer, recording artist and performer based in Brooklyn NY. With a extensive body of work that spans more than 25 years, Thirlwell has performed under such aliases as Foetus (all incarnations), Steroid Maximus, Manorexia, Xordox, Baby Zizanie, Wiseblood, DJ OTEFSU, Garage Monsters, Flesh Volcano, Immaculate Consumptive, Clint Ruin and more. In addition, Thirlwell has produced, mixed and/or performed on vast quantities of recordings including many of the releases on Lydia Lunch's Widowspeak label and artists as diverse as The The, Pantera, Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Coil, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arto Lindsay, Marc Almond, Swans and countless others. Today, Thirlwell continues to release new records and currently serves as the soundtrack composer for The Venture Brothers on Cartoon Network and Archer on FX.
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