Sid Yiddish is a semi-sweet kosher industrial poet-throat-singing radio broadcasting-Furby spy. He’s performed in tight spaces within the USA & Denmark & by web-cast in Norway, plus published poetry & prose in: Tomorrow, Children, Churches & Daddies, Flipside, Si Senor, Satyr, Urban Coaster, Magnetic Poetry-Book of Poetry, Poem800.com, Bardball.com & PoetrySuperHighway.com. From 1986 to 1991, he published the poetry fanzine, Cops Hate Poetry. In the past, he's worked diligently as an oddball actor, teacher, beat reporter & as Chicago coordinator for the Bathroom Poetry Project. He also served as President of Chicago Composers Forum. Besides solo performance, he regularly sits in with Adepetive Radiation,
Bukakke Birds, Candy Store Henchmen, Chicago Scratch Orchestra, Flabby Hoffman Trio & frequently collaborates with Danish punk band, Clean Boys & has been covered by Time Out, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, WGN Radio, Memphis Flyer & Yahoo Sports. In 2010, Sid toured Denmark with Clean Boys for the Skype-produced album, Safari Freakshow Adventure. In his spare time, Sid roots out crazy sounds by throat-singing & blowing his 10 Shofars to be in harmony with crows & Furbys worldwide. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.
Come join us for the open mic! Our theme will be "Jesus popsicles."
Wednesday, June 8, 10 pm
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1880 W Division
Chicago, Il 60622