Review: Loudon Wainwright III hilariously chronicles family life on Liner Notes

He's in Clearwater on March 29, too.

click to enlarge Loudon Wainwright III, who plays Murray Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on March 29, 2017. - Ebet Roberts
Ebet Roberts
Loudon Wainwright III, who plays Murray Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on March 29, 2017.


Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things To this 32-year-old wannabe hipster, Loudon Wainwright III was always just Rufus’ dad: A guy who was important, but whose work outside of the Grammy-winning High Wide & Handsome I just didn’t have the attention for (Sufjan, Joanna Newsom — there was always just so much more deep music I needed to dive into instead). After spending time with the 71-year-old folkie, humorist and actor’s new, often hilarious meditation and memoir on family, I can’t can’t wait to reconcile my sins and then maybe catch the man at his March 29 show inside Ruth Eckerd Hall’s ridiculously intimate Murray Theatre. (Blue Rider Press)