Francine Reed, Gabriel Rios & More Set for Joe's Pub this Week
This week at Joe's Pub at the Public, August 19-25, will feature FRANCINE REED, LATRELL LIVE TONIGHT, KAYLYN MARIE / SIMON PYLES, TATIANA EVA-MARIE AND THE AVALON JAZZ BAND, TRIBUTE TO LES PAUL, GABRIEL RIOS, BROMANCE IN CONCERT, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, THE LOOKING, FRANK BANG & THE SECRET STASH, THE TEKTONIC BY DANA LEONG, ECHOES OF ETTA, Kenny Brawner IS Ray Charles, and OUR Lady J.
August 19 at 7:30 PM
Francine Reed is just as happy down home in the juke joint as she is in the world's finest concert halls - and always singing with class, distinction and soul. A W.C. Handy nominee for her solo recording I Want You to Love Me, the widely recognized larger than life voice in Lyle Lovett's Large Band has also collaborated with many of the most respected names in gospel, country, rhythm and blues, including Delbert McClinton and Willie Nelson.
LATRELL LIVE TONIGHT:
Happy Birthday, Latrell!
August 19 at 9:30 PM
Slip on your pearls, grab a glass of something boozey, and get ready for the rowdiest talk show around! "Latrell Live Tonight!" is hosted by Latrell Lavene Lebron Lucious Lacrosse Latavier Lactaid Jackson - "The Prophet of Truth" - and he's serving up candid talk on everything juicy, absurd, and stooopid in politics and pop culture. Featuring scandalous hot topics, outrageous interviews, special guest appearances, musical performances and more! Join the most fearlessly outspoken personality on late night TV as he hosts his wildest show ever. With Special Guests:Adrienne C. Moore ("Orange is the New Black"), Marti Gould Cummings (Comedian and Nightlife Host), Saycon Sengbloh ("Motown The Musical"). Also Featuring: DJ Over Easy and Megan Branch.
KAYLYN MARIE / SIMON PYLES
August 20 at 7:00 PM
Kaylyn Marie is a story teller at heart, sharing her voice as an up and coming singer-songwriter-actress in New York City. At age 17, she played her first gig at Paul Colby's The Bitter End and has continued playing there with Larry Oakes' Singer Songwriter Sessions for the past 6 years. Her raw, rich voice accompanied by her acoustic guitar and honest lyrics provide an audience moments of both giggles and self-reflection. Her sound has been described as a softer Ani DiFranco with hints of Toby Lightman and KT Tunstall. Her first EP titled "Take On The Range" is set for a Spring 2014 release.
TATIANA EVA-MARIE AND THE AVALON JAZZ BAND
August 20 at 9:30 PM
The music of Avalon Jazz Band is inspired by the Parisian jazz scene of the 1940's: a mix of swing, Gypsy jazz and French chanson, with influences of Eastern European folklore. Their repertoire consists of French and American standards, as well as a few original compositions. Avalon Jazz Band is actively involved in the New York swing renaissance and, in the two years' time since its creation, has had the pleasure of performing for the French Ambassador and sharing the stage with renowned artists such as Norah Jones & Nellie McKay. Their charismatic vocalist Tatiana Eva-Marie creates a beautiful balance between wild Gypsy energy and the deep and stormy sensitivity of French jazz, inviting the listener on a musical voyage inside her imaginary swing caravan.
THANK YOU LES:
A Tribute to Les Paul featuring jazz virtuosos Lou Pallo, Frank Vignola & Nicki Parrott
August 21 at 7:30 PM
As a guitar innovator, inventor and musician, Les Paul electrified the industry influencing artists of all genres. After performing with Les for close to 40 years, weekly, Lou Pallo pays tribute to his friend and mentor with a 21-track CD, 12-track vinyl album and DVD documentary titled 'Thank You Les'. The CD and vinyl cover Les' favorite songs and styles backed by Lou and various members of Les Paul's Trio (throughout Lou's tenure). Guest artists include Keith Richards, Steve Miller, Jose Feliciano, Bucky Pizzarelli, Slash, Billy F Gibbons (ZZ Top), Eddie Brigati (The Rascals), Nokie Edwards (The Ventures), Blondie Chaplin (Beach Boys/Rolling Stones), Johnny A. Arlen and Lexie Roth, Melinda Doolittle (American Idol), Jon Paris, Tommy Doyle and Bob Leive who, in addition to lending their talents, share their insight of working with Les Paul in interviews highlighting Les' genius and Vaudevillian sense of humor. The album was recorded and mixed to analog tape creating that rich and warm old school sound. Join us for an evening of music celebrating Lou Pallo's two IMA award wins, the masterful Les Paul and the Great American Songbook.
With Special Guests Aly Tadros and Gina Chavez
August 21 at 9:30 PM
In a cold attic in Belgium and with a worthy sidekick (Jo Bogaert of Technotronic), Gabriel concocted a blend of Puerto Rican rhythms and Belgium surrealism that became two albums: Ghostboy and Angelhead. The European festival scene is an enticing and powerful force, but Gabriel started to feel the pull of a smaller, organic, and more intimate set up. Flanked by Kobe Proesmans and Jeff Neve, he hit the theater circuit with a new sound and a new album. The Dangerous Return is a stripped-down collection of songs featuring piano, percussion, and guitar interwoven with whimsical tales of growing older and of the end of the world as we know it. ---When Aly Tadros was offered her first paid gig, she had three original songs under her belt. The set time called for two hours. She took it anyways. Four years and over 600 shows later, that gutsy attitude has defined Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Aly Tadros as an ardent and auspicious voice among young singer/songwriters. Spacious and melodic, salty and moving, her classical guitar writhes in a fusion of Latin, Middle Eastern, and American folk and pop.---Plucking her custom-built charango, Gina Chavez sets the mood for lyrical scenery, but it's the folkloric "Embrujo" of her voice that sears the memory. With a vocal punch strong enough to back The Kills on their 10-year anniversary tour, Chavez is building toward the Fall 2013 release of her sophomore album, up.rooted.
BROMANCE IN CONCERT
August 22 at 7:00 PM
$15 Advance / $20 at Door
After sold-out shows at Caroline's On Broadway and 92YTribeca, Ewalt and Walker's Bromance in Concert is coming to Joe's Pub. Like an awesome buddy movie come to life, Bromance: The Dude-sical reveals a world of Beer, Brotherhood, and Brocabulary. This concert version of the show will feature the YouTube hit, "The Phone Call," as well as songs like "Sports Center," "Chili Cheese Fries," and "Wingman." Ewalt and Walker are currently at work on two commissions; one from Broadway Across America, and Pumped, a fashionable new musical. Other shows include Separate: Battle Songs of Youth and The Making of Madeline Moore. Their work has been seen in Michigan, Toronto, and London, and in New York at Playwrights Horizons, Joe's Pub, 92YTribeca, Theater Row, and Galapagos Art Space. They are also the curating producers of the new musical theater series, Behind the Music-al, now in conjunction with The Dramatist Guild, which has featured songwriters including Duncan Sheik, Adam Guettel, Stephen Flaherty, Larry O'Keefe, Lisa Lambert, Ryan Scott Oliver, amongst many others.