Natalie Merchant News

Date Of Birth:
October 26, 1963 (50)
Birth Place:
Jamestown, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
Steve Forbert Coming to Bridge Street Live, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Steve Forbert at Bridge Street Live is set for Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $22 GA, $32 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/steveforbert. (more...)

Isle of Klezbos to Release New Album, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

ISLE of KLEZBOS will introduce their new album Live from Brooklyn - scheduled to be released Tuesday, April 8 - with a special concert event, a major radio appearance and glowing advance reviews. According to the New York Daily News, 'six sexy women give a creative kick to classic klezmer music. The Klezbos ladies have made Yiddish hits hip again.' They were praised for 'lively and melodic jazz and tango-laced pieces' from The Jewish Week and the album was hailed as 'a brilliant, intense, eclectic live album, brilliant and virtuosic' by the New York Music Daily. ISLE of KLEZBOS was a 'Critics Pick' in this week's Time Out New York. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Munich Philharmonic, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Carnegie Hall, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its April 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Oh, That Angry Inch! Meet the Full Cast 'HEDWIG', Beginning Previews Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 28, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris will return to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), will begin previews tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 for a Tuesday, April 22 opening night at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and members of 'The Angry Inch' band, plus check out interviews with the company! (more...)

Natalie Merchant to Play Carnegie Hall, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Multi-platinum selling recording artist Natalie Merchant performs a Carnegie Hall Family Concert on Saturday, April 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Based on Merchant's recent book and music project Leave Your Sleep, the concert features nursery rhymes and lullabies by 19th- and 20th-century poets set to the singer's beautiful melodies, performed by a chamber orchestra and with projected illustrations by renowned artist Barbara McClintock. James Bagwell conducts the performance, which also features musicians from the dynamic chamber music collective Decoda, pianist and accordion player Uri Sharlin, and guitarist Gabriel Gordon. This Family Concert is presented by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute and recommended for children ages 5?10. (more...)

Isle of Klezbos Release New Album with Special Concert at Joe's Pub, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

ISLE of KLEZBOS, the soulful and swinging all-women's klezmer sextet, will release their second album with a special concert at JOE'S PUB at the Public on Sunday, April 6 at 7:30 PM. The new disc, Live from Brooklyn - recorded in concert last year at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, with the addition of two bonus studio numbers - will be available from Rhythm Media Records on Tuesday, April 8 as well as at the Joe's Pub performance. Formed in 1998, the group approaches their music with a canny mix of irreverence and respect. Live from Brooklyn features the group's signature diverse blend of rambunctious folk dances, exciting Yiddish swing, entrancing retro tango, klezmerengue, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals. The album will be availab le on iTunes, in stores and wherever music is sold. (more...)

Natalie Merchant, Hot Peas 'N Butter, Le Vent Du Nord and More Set for Carnegie Hall's Community and Family Programs, April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

This spring, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) continues to bring outstanding live performances to community venues throughout the five boroughs of New York City with its free Neighborhood Concerts. For almost four decades, Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concerts have featured performances by top artists across multiple genres including jazz, world music, classical, and more. In addition, WMI presents a number of free family-friendly programs throughout New York City as part of the Carnegie Kids series. (more...)

Isle of Klezbos to Play Album Release Concert at Joe's Pub, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

ISLE of KLEZBOS, the soulful and swinging all-women's klezmer sextet, will release their second album with a special concert at JOE'S PUB at the Public on Sunday, April 6 at 7:30 PM. The new disc, Live from Brooklyn - recorded in concert last year at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, with the addition of two bonus studio numbers - will be available from Rhythm Media Records. Formed in 1998, the group approaches their music with a canny mix of irreverence and respect. Live from Brooklyn features the group's signature diverse blend of rambunctious folk dances, exciting Yiddish swing, entrancing retro tango, klezmerengue, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals. The album will be available on iTunes, in stores and wherever music is sold. (more...)

All-Female Klezmer Sextet Isle of Klezbos to Release Second Album with Concert at Joe's Pub, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

ISLE of KLEZBOS, the soulful and swinging all-women's klezmer sextet, will release their second album with a special concert at JOE'S PUB at the Public on Sunday, April 6 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Natalie Merchant Returns with Self-Titled New Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Nonesuch Records will release Natalie Merchant's new self-titled album on May 6, 2014. The recording is the multi-platinum singer's sixth solo collection, and her first of entirely original songs in 13 years. (more...)

John Kelly Brings THE ESCAPE ARTIST to Bryn Mawr College Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series continues in the New Year with The Escape Artist from Bessie and Obie Award-winning performance artist, musician and actor John Kelly. The New York Times said of the piece: 'You realize what you're watching isn't so much an artist inventing himself as inevitably discovering the true self within.' The performance takes place tonight, January 24, 2014 at Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. (more...)

PIRATE SCHOOL Set for Symphony Space Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

Pirate School rouses the audience's inner swashbuckler with interactive fun today, December 28th, as part of Symphony Space's 'Just Kidding' series. Details below! (more...)

Gustafer Yellowgold Family Concert Rescheduled for 12/22 at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Gustafer Yellowgold, a concert for families at The Jewish Museum featuring award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor, will now take place on Sunday, December 22 at 2pm. (more...)

Natalie Merchant Joins Elizabeth Mitchell at Symphony Space Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Smithsonian Folkways artist ELIZABETH MITCHELL invites special musical guests (including Natalie Merchant of 10,000 Maniacs fame) for 'The Sounding Joy' NYC album release concert today, December 14th. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Munich Philharmonic, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Carnegie Hall, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Carnegie Hall has announced its April 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Chicago's Linda Marie Smith to Release 4th Album This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The ancient Celtic legend of the Selkie, a mythical seal with the mysterious ability to metamorphose into a human being, is the setting for Chicago-based singer/songwriter Linda Marie Smith's fourth album, Mearra Selkie from the Sea, to be released in February 2014. (more...)

Matthew Morrison Headlines The Grand's 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

The 2013 Grand Gala, one of the philanthropic highlights of Wilmington's social calendar, will feature Emmy-nominee Matthew Morrison from Glee as the featured performer. Morrison will perform tonight, December 7, accompanied by the Delaware Symphony Orchestra led by DSO Music Director David Amado. The annual event, now in its 37th year, raises money for The Grand's acclaimed educational outreach and other engagement programs. (more...)

John Kelly to Bring THE ESCAPE ARTIST to Bryn Mawr College, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

The 2013-14 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series continues in the New Year with The Escape Artist from Bessie and Obie Award-winning performance artist, musician and actor John Kelly. The New York Times said of the piece: 'You realize what you're watching isn't so much an artist inventing himself as inevitably discovering the true self within.' The performance takes place Friday, January 24, 2014 at Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. (more...)

Gustafer Yellowgold Family Concert Set for Jewish Museum 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Jewish Museum will present Gustafer Yellowgold, a concert for families featuring award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor, on Sunday, December 15 at 2 pm. Taylor developed the Gustafer Yellowgold experience as equal parts pop rock concert and minimally animated movie. A storyteller with a comedic bent, Taylor has dreamed up a world of catchy and original story-songs about Gustafer (a friendly guy from the sun who landed in the Minnesota woods), performed alongside a large screen displaying vividly colored animations with karaoke-style subtitles. Gustafer resides in a cottage with his menagerie of friends, including his pet eel; Slim, a tuxedo-wearing pterodactyl best friend; and a dragon named Asparagus who inhabits the fireplace and loves corn on the cob. (more...)

Natalie Merchant to Join Elizabeth Mitchell at Symphony Space, 12/14; PIRATE SCHOOL Set for 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Smithsonian Folkways artist Elizabeth Mitchell invites special musical guests (including Natalie Merchant of 10,000 Maniacs fame) for 'The Sounding Joy' NYC album release concert on December 14th; Pirate School rouses the audience's inner swashbuckler with interactive fun on December 28th. Both performances are part of Symphony Space's 'Just Kidding' series. Details below! (more...)

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