**UPDATE - 2/9/13** Tonight's SOLD OUT Black Francis show is on as scheduled. Doors are at 8pm. Show starts at 9pm with Reid Paley. Black Francis is up around 10pm. They play together during opener set and sets overlap so no break! The show is SOLD OUT so there may be a line to get in and parking may be sloppy. Please plan ahead.
Alter ego of the Pixies' Frontman Frank Black plays a last minute show in Ithaca!
Black Francis is the stage name contrived by and for Charles Thompson during his residency in college rock
band the Pixies,
a period that ran from the group's formation in Boston during 1986 until 1993 when the group split up. Thompson's
the latter case he should not be confused with the famed classic jazz keyboardist whose works were recorded by Charlie Parker
along with The Golem, Francis' score for the 1920 silent film of the same name.