Antioch School Auction Gala on Saturday
- Published: March 2, 2017
Tickets are still available for the annual Antoch School Auction Gala, which takes place this Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.
Tickets are $55 and may be purchased at http://www.antiochschool.org or by calling the school at 767-7642.
Headlining the event is internationally-known songwriter and painter Jon Langford, who is a founding member of the Mekons, one of the longest running and most prolific bands in British punk. He also records and performs as Jon Langford and Skull Orchard, and is a member of the Waco Brothers, the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, Jon Langford’s Men of Gwent and the Three Johns.
The British-born Langford, now of Chicago, is also a respected visual artist whose work is currently on exhibit in the Emporium. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, March 4, from 3 to 6 p.m.
Langford will perform with longtime collaborator and violinist Jean Cook.
The gala is the school’s largest fundraiser, with proceeds going to the scholarship fund.