Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Lauren Fox, whose highly praised Joni Mitchell-Leonard Cohen show was considered one of the most artistically ambitious cabaret debuts in years, continues to explore the music of the '60s and '70s in a new show, "Canyon Folkies," playing at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. In a major engagement consisting of four shows through November 2, Fox reunites with music director Jon Weber on piano, Peter Calo on guitar and Ritt Henn on bass.

"Canyon Folkies: Over the Hills and Under the Covers" performs Friday October 12 at 7pm; Friday October 26 at 9:30pm, and Friday November 2 at 7pm. Check out photos from the concert below!

Fox's cabaret debut at the Metropolitan Room in February earned Fox both the MAC and Bistro Awards for best debut and was extended several times.

In "Canyon Folkies" Fox, an actress and entrepreneur (with her sister she owns the restaurant Alice's Tea Cup, explores what could arguably be called the epicenter '60s folk rock exploration and innovation – the bucolic stretch of hills called Laurel Canyon. The commune-like enclave above the Sunset Strip, which drew the likes Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, The Byrds, The Mamas & the Papas, The Eagles, and Crosby, Stills & Nash, became a veritable folk-rock sonic factory.

Lauren Fox performs "Canyon Folkies: Over the Hills and Under the Covers" for a four show engagement running Thursday October 11 through Friday November 2. There is a $25 music charge and a two-drink minimum. For reservations, call the Metropolitan Room at 212/206-0440 or, to order online, visit www.metropolitanroom.com.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Ritt Henn & Peter Calo

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber & Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
KT Sullivan, Stacy Sullivan, Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox & Jennifer Sheehan

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Jamie deRoy, Lauren Fox & KT Sullivan

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
Lauren Fox & EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room
ANDREA LYNN Green & Lauren Fox

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Lauren Fox Brings CANYON FOLKIES to Metropolitan Room

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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen is also the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor of the Times Square Chronicles. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. email: stephen@t2conline.com


 
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