Featured this week, January 7 through the 13th, at Joe's Pub at The Public are Noche Flamenca, Drew Gasparini, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, The Hot Sardines, Folk Wandering in Convert, Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra, Samita Sinha, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Thomas Dolby, Bettye Lavette, Nomadic Massive, Lea DeLaria & Janette Mason, Globalfest 2013, JVP, del aria, Hoffman & NJJ and Marcia Ball.
Tonight at 7:00 & 9:30 PM
January 8 at 7:00 PM
$35 Reserved / $45 VIP
The dazzling Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, whose vitality, energy and passion have won accolades around the world, returns for a special limited engagement filled with spectacular dancing, cathartic song, and virtuosic guitar. Noche Flamenca maintains the essence, purity and integrity of one of the world's most complex and mysterious art forms, creating powerful performances that radiate off the intimate Joe's Pub stage. The company was founded in 1993 by artistic director Martin Santangelo and his Bessie award-winning wife Soledad Barrio. Recognized as the world's leading flamenco touring company, Noche has been hailed for its authentic performances of one of the world's most complex and mysterious art forms - without the use of tricks or gimmicks.
Drew Gasparini PRESENTS
THE MOST OFFENSIVE NIGHT OF MUSICAL THEATRE
Tonight at 11:30 PM
For the first time anywhere, Drew Gasparini is assembling New York's most esteemed composers to write the most offensive awful, graphic and hilarious songs to grace the stage. This completely R-rated comedy delves into the issues that matter. Like sexism. Racism. And why two siblings who love each other can't get married in the state of New York. Hot off the back of recording his debut music theatre album, the title track "I Could Use a Drink" will be recorded live at the show. Exciting? Yeah we thought so. With material written by: Drew Gasparini (Crazy, Just Like Me, Smash), Michael R. Jackson, Kerrigan & Lowdermilk (Samantha Brown), Zoe Sarnak (A Lasting Impression), Michael Kimmel (The Last Goodbye), Kelly McIntyre, Jonathan Monro, Shapiro & Christensen. Special guests include Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones, Triassic Parq), Brandon Ellis (ONCE), Alex Brightman (Wicked, Glory Days), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked), Andrew Kober (Hair), Nadia Quinn (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Summer and Eve, Keith White, Monet Sabel, more to be announced shortly!
Bridget Everett & THE TENDER MOMENTS
With Special Guests Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band and Champagne Jerry
January 8 at 9:30 PM
Bridget Everett returns to Joe's Pub in January with special guests Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band and Champagne Jerry. Everett is a singing tour de force known for her funny yet gut-wrenching, outrageous and unpredictable performance work. She's been dubbed "Wynona Judd meets Melissa Etheridge, via the local bar floozy, on a rocket ship out of Twin Peaks" by Michael Musto from the Village Voice. She has appeared frequently on Time Out New York's annual list of top cabaret performers, ranking number one in 2010 on a list which included Alan Cumming and Elaine Stritch. Bridget co-hosts Our Hit Parade, a sold-out monthly revue of current pop hits, with Kenny Mellman (Kiki and Herb) and Neal Medlyn at Joe's Pub. She starred in the original musical At Least It's Pink based on her life which she co-wrote with director Michael Patrick King (writer/director of hit tv series Sex and the City) and Mellman which played Ars Nova for 12 weeks. Bridget has performed at Montreal's Just for Laughs, New York Comedy Festival, HBO's Aspen United States Comedy Arts Festival . and the Adelaide International Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, Australia. She played Lynn Chenney in Taylor Mac's Red Tide Blooming at P.S.122, was featured in Scott Wittman's production JUKEBOX JACKIE, and was a regular on Logo's Jeffrey Cole Casserole. She can be seen as Cathy in the Sex and the City movie and as Shonda in the CBS hit comedy, 2 Broke Girls. Bridget co-wrote and performed an evening of original music called Bridget and Neal are F*cking and Adam is Watching with Medlyn and Adam Horovitz (Adrock: Beastie Boys).