Photo by Rob Hatch-Miller
Good news for Friends of Tom: Tom Scharpling, host of The Best Show, and his comedic partner Jon Wurster, drummer of Superchunk and The Mountain Goats, are going on their first ever tour. The duo will stage “star-studded events filled with mirth, music, and mayhem” in Brooklyn, Chicago, and Los Angeles during the month of March. Their show in Los Angeles, specifically, will include a screening of the 2009 documentary American Harmony.
The tour comes in support of Scharpling & Wurster’s forthcoming 16-CD box set, which compiles the best moments from The Best Show’s historic run on WFMU. Due out March 17th, Scharpling & Wurster: The Best Of The Best Show features 75 phone calls (50 previously unreleased) between Scharpling & Wurster along with a 108-page book of essays from Patton Oswalt, Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham, and Best Show associate producer Michael Lisk (aka A.P. Mike).
Scharpling & Wurster 2015 Tour Dates:
03/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House
03/19 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
03/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Cinefamily
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