Joe Coleman and the Shadow Self


Joe Coleman performs spoken word while backed by King Kahn on Sitar

New York Night Train's 14th Annual Haunted Hop


Halloween 2019 Joe performed with King Khan and many others. More info:

Performace at Le Guess Who


Joe performed as part of the Le Guess Who? performance series in November 2018 in Utrecht Holland.

Joe Coleman with Lydia Lunch


Rare Live Joe Coleman Performance
One Evening Only!
With Joe’s Long-time Friend Lydia Lunch with Weasel Walter (Brutal Measures) and Michael Foster.

Wednesday October 25th, 2017
Berlin NYC 7:30 pm

Plutonium Particle Fission Follies


Joe Coleman, Billy Leroy and Lorraine Leckie debut their new Vaudeville act,"The Plutonium Particle Fission Follies" at The Slipper Room's "Glitter Gutter" night.

Performance with the Legendary Ward Hall


at Sideshow by the Seashore, Coney Island. June 23, 2010.

Derring Do at Coney Island


Joe leaps from a tall ladder into a glass of water!

The Coleman/Ward Wedding


The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore on 11/11/00. Marriage as spectacle, celebration, and performance art. Trapeze artists, dwarves, sword swallowers, guests in costume, and catered delicacies— only of foods with their heads still attached. A ventriloquist’s dummy performed the ritual.

Click HERE to view a slideshow of the wedding.

Exploding Preacherman


at Conference, Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY. Coleman resurrects Professor Mombooze-o to get in touch with the Spirit-God of Explosives for his painting The Big Bang Theory. The remains of the shirt worn during this performance are later incorporated into the painting.

Sideshow Barker


Coleman performs as a sideshow barker at Coney Island during filming of R.I.P: Rest in Pieces