The Front Row

The Front Row – Catastrophic Theatre

We welcome singer-actor Matt Kelly, Music Director, John Duboise and the band and writer/director Jason Nodler, for studio performances of some of the songs from Bluefinger, The Catastrophic Theatre’s new rock musical that tells the true story of hard-living Dutch rock star and visual artist, Herman Brood (pictured), who committed suicide in 2001…

KUHF’s Chris Johnson talks with Matt Kelly, Jason Nodler and the real-life manager of Hermann Brood Koos van Dyke who is in Houston for performances of Bluefinger.

Extended Interview including comments from Troy Schulze who plays Koos van Dyke on stage and Koos van Dyke’s vivid first-hand account of Hermann Brood’s 1979 concert tour of the United States.

Below are compete versions of the songs used in this interview. Thanks to everyone at Catostrophic Theatre for making them available for download free of charge. 

Angel’s Come to Comfort You – Black Francis
Tight Black Rubber – Black Francis
Disquoteque 36 – Black Francis
Threshold Apprehension/Bluefinger – Black Francis
Test Pilot Blues – Black Francis
When I Get Home – Hermann Brood