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Mike Watt publishing collection of diary entries, photographs and poetry

Later this spring Three Rooms Press is publishing a collection of Minutemen bass player Mike Watt's diaries, photographs, and poetry, titled Mike Watt: On And Off Bass. The book contains extracts from from a decade of Watt's diaries, and images exhibited in 2010 at Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica.

Two launch events take place for the book, and while there's no release date, it will be available at both May events. The west coast launch includes a performance by Mike Watt And The Missingmen, and on the east coast Watt, J Mascis, Murph Appomattox and others perform. New York Le Poisson Rouge (2 May), California Beyond Baroque (5).