A Show For Stoners, Rednecks, And Your Grandmother

Heywood Banks PhotoThe Mineral Point Opera House is happy to have comedian Heywood Banks performing on Saturday, October 4 at 8PM. Tickets are $20 and are available at Berget Jewelry in Mineral Point, on brownpapertickets.com and at the door.

HeywoodBanks.com describes his act as “one-of-a-kind, almost impossible to describe, with a style his very own. Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother.”

This show is especially perfect for your grandmother if she’s a redneck, stoner.

Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to pop, and way beyond. His songs include “Toast”, “Fly’s Eyes”, “Wiper Blades”, “Pancreas”, “Big Butter Jesus”[1] (a song about the King of Kings statue), “18 Wheels (on a Big Rig)”, “The One Eye Love” & “The Cat Got Dead”.

Heywood frequently appears on the nationally syndicated radio program The Bob and Tom Show. His most popular and widely known song is called “Toast,” (played on a toaster with a pair of forks). Another recurring song that Bob and Tom occasionally play is “Trauma to the Groin.” Heywood’s songs have also been played on the Dr. Demento Show.

 

 

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One Response to A Show For Stoners, Rednecks, And Your Grandmother

  1. NANCY ABBOTT says:

    I love Heywood….big brother Jesus is my favorite…. love High Beat…saving my SS to visit Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:50:45 +0000 To: espeth@hotmail.com

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