I wouldn’t be surprised if this legendary British rock collective’s Saturday acoustic show ends up wilder than Friday’s electric counterpart. Wild-eyed children of Marx, Elvis, and Hank Williams, the Mekons have been shock-rocking the dialectic since 1977. Their new Ancient & Modern is another masterful bricolage of styles that plays on British historical resonances from across the last century.
Sat., Oct. 8, 10 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 28, 2011