Last November, while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo, Scott McCaughey suffered a stroke that nearly cost him his life. After nearly a month in the Intensive Care Unit, McCaughey was released from the hospital and continues to work to regain his musical-self. The former R.E.M guitarist, whose musical talents have seeped into barrooms and onto stages across the world, has made major progress in his recovery but still finds himself struggling with some aspects of his music. Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune talked with McCaughey about life after the stroke, getting back to music and what he sees down the road. Read the full article here.
We host a SOLD OUT benefit concert tonight for McCaughey featuring performances from Jon Langford, Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor and more.