Sign up for our free newsletter
Free D.C. news, delivered to your inbox daily.
Gene Ween hits the Black Cat tonight without Dean Ween, his music partner of the last 24 years. In my pick for the event, I paraphrased conjecture from Ween’s message board as to why: “Ween fans have speculated that Dean is taking a hiatus from the band to work on his fly-fishing. Others think that Gene wanted a little time to himself.”
I got in touch yesterday with Greg Frey, Ween’s manager, to see if I could clear things up (and—full disclosure—to snag some tix to the Ween show), and this is what he said: “I wish I could add clarity, but I’m guessing just like everyone else!”
So much for getting the scoop of the month…