The Flaming Lips, Yo La Tengo & More Perform At Hi, How Are You Day? 2019

The Flaming Lips, Yo La Tengo and Built to Spill were One of the musicians That participated in the 2019 Hi, How Are You Day? Benefit concert Tuesday night at Austin, Texas. Named after Austin celebrity Daniel Johnston’s legendary mural Jeremiah The Innocent and its own caption inquiring “Hi, How Are You? ,” the concert and health awareness day has been founded last season and takes place each January 22, that is Johnston’therefore birthday.

Tom Gimbel and Courtney Blanton based the Hi, How Are You Project nonprofit company after the success of the year’s first Hi, How Are You Day? In Austin, Texas. Their mission is ldquo;to remove shame and the stigma so people will feel available to convey. ” Johnston’s dealing throughout his life. This year’s concert had been held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater and showcased many of Johnston&rsquo.

Yo La Tengo’s set began with their cover of Johnston’ldquo & s;Speeding Motorcycle. ” Built To Spill worked in a edition of his “Bloody Rainbow” and closed their set “Rocket Ship. ” Others accepting the stage at Austin comprised Bob Mould, The Moth and The Flame and Gavin DeGraw.

During a changeover between acts, a video material recorded by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has been revealed. The short speech was followed by footage of a 2018 show in Chicago of Tweedy and many others supporting Johnston on ldquo;Walking The Cow. ”

The Flaming Lips started their group with Wayne Coyne recalling the Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse introducing them to Johnston’s “Go,” which they recorded for a Johnston tribute record. Coyne then led a performance of “Go,” followed closely with a Lips tunes. See the concert under:

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