We open with just a hint of Wikipedantry:
Man Man is an experimental band from Philadelphia. Their multi-instrumental style is centered on the piano playing of lead singer and lyricist Honus Honus. On recordings, Honus usually plays piano but during the live shows he uses a Rhodes Piano or a Nord Electro 3. He is accompanied by an energetic group of musicians and vocalists. Instruments played by the band include a clavinet, Moog Little Phatty, sousaphone, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, flute, bass clarinet, drum set, euphonium, Fender Jazz Bass, Danelectro baritone guitar, xylophone, marimba, melodica and various percussive instruments including pots and pans, toy noisemakers, Chinese funeral horns, spoons, smashing plates, and fireworks.
Man Man frontman Honus Honus broke the news [Wednesday] on Instagram: Rebecca Black will be the band’s “special guest” at a few of the forthcoming shows on the band’s March West Coast tour. Presumably, this does not mean that she’ll do a traditional opening set. I’m imagining she’ll come out at the peak of Man Man’s set for a huge, cathartic “Friday” singalong.
By “a few” is apparently meant four out of seven.
I am so excited to tell you guys that I’m joining @honushonus on their west coast TOUR!!! ⚡️ Seriously I cannot wait to see your faces and play all new music for you guys, this is a straight up D R E A M. Tix on sale NOW. See you there 🦋💛 https://t.co/nNFXtv0ch0 pic.twitter.com/drFDVurTti
— Rebecca Black (@MsRebeccaBlack) March 2, 2019
And I figure, hey, she’s not going to displace the likes of Ariana Grande, so why not raise the freak flag for a few days?