Artists' Television Access

Wesley Willis’s Joy Rides

Noise Pop Festival

Friday, February 29, 2008, 7:00 pm, $8

Wesley Willis.

WESLEY WILLIS’S JOY RIDES, a beautifully crafted portrait of the self- proclaimed rock ‘n’ roll star and “Chicago City Artist”, Wesley Willis. Despite impossible odds, Chicago native, Wesley Willis became an underground rock icon, revered artist and hero to many before his untimely death in 2003. Through his force of personality and his artistic talents, Wesley’s music and art attracted people from all walks of life. This film follows the prolific artist on his journey from obscurity to fame.


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