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Vikesh Kapoor

Three years ago, Vikesh Kapoor performed at Howard Zinn’s memorial service in Boston, in front of Zinn’s family and colleagues (including Noam Chomsky). Inspired by Zinn’s lifelong battle against class/race injustice, Kapoor spent the next two years in Portland working on a concept record based on a related newspaper article. His debut album, The Ballad Of Willy Robbins, chronicles the brutal but hopeful story of a working class man who slowly loses everything: ambitions, health, family and shelter.

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Vikesh Kapoor will give a Pop-Up Performance at 4:15pm in the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery (Jubitz Center, 1st Floor).

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