Joe's Pub at the Public Theater announced today the addition of even more great shows to compliment the already impressive fall lineup at the iconic East Village venue, set to reopen October 4th from a top to bottom renovation. For more information on these performances, go to www.joespub.com.
Monday, October 17 at 9:30 PM - $15
"Funky[,] authentic groove... If the Bo-Keys sound like Memphis in the 1960s and early '70s, it's probably because most of the band's musicians were recording back then for the city's top labels." - Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 18th at 10:00 PM - $15
"Stated plainly, Wonderland has one of the most impressively powerful voices recently heard anywhere, regardless of sex. Able to boon, cajole, promise growl, and wheedle with equal power, she plays guitar with much the same forcefulness."
--Matt Weitz, Dallas Observer
POKEY LAFARGE & THE SOUTH CITY THREE
Saturday, October 22 at 9:30 PM - $15
Pokey LaFarge's creative mix of early jazz, string ragtime, country blues and western swing rings true and fine, making him one of the most innovative of all the purists performing American roots music today.
LE BOEUF BROTHERS
Sunday, October 23 at 9:30 - $18 / $15 (students w/ valid ID)
Part of a growing New York jazz scene characterized by odd time signatures, current indie rock, and the influences of artists such as Radiohead, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Herbie Hancock, Remy and Pascal Le Boeuf (saxophone and piano) play a sophisticated brand of modern jazz that, despite its complexity, remains upbeat and accessible to any audience.
INDIO: WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY ALLADIN ULLAH, DIRECTED BY CHAY YEW
Oct 24, 27 & Nov 1 at 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pioneering the way for South Asians over the past two decades, Aladdin has been performing all over the world as a stand-up comedian. He was one the very first South Asians to appear as a stand-up comedian on national television (Comedy Central, BET, MTV, PBS) and has been hailed as the "funniest South Asian in the nation."
OUR HIT PARADE
Oct 26th & Nov 16th at 9:30 PM - $20
Our Hit Parade is a live top-ten countdown show presenting renditions of current popular hits live on stage!
SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY:
PERFORMING NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS' MURDER BALLADS
Thursday, October 27 at 9:30 PM - $15
Downtown cult heroes Billy Hough and Susan Goldberg return to Joe's Pub to perform Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' album, ‘Murder Ballads,' in a scarier, dirtier Halloween Extravaganza than last year's smash!
THE CIVILIANS: LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU
Friday, October 28 at 7:30 PM - $15
The Civilians bring you more of their special one-evening-only presentations, featuring some of the best material from the company's ten years of creative investigations as well as a sneak peak of new material
OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH BENEFIT: IMAGINE PROGRESS
Sunday, October 30 at 6:30 PM - $25
Imagine Progress is a Halloween Extravaganza featuring special musical guests with all proceeds benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in memory of Susan Kwartowitz.
Wednesday, November 2 at 9:30 PM - $18 advance / $25 door
"Morley's brooding; harmonically interesting vibe is one that combines Nina Simone's coy wisdom with Joan Armatrading's vulnerable expressions of emotion."
Saturday, November 12 at 9:30 PM - $15
"...the angels of folk music. Ethereal, eloquent and downright beautiful, the music they create is faultlessly performed." - Exclaim!
Sunday, November 13 at 7:00 PM - $20
"Soaring harmonies, social consciousness, and impressive musical prowess...Girlyman's bittersweet approach to the human condition will strike a chord regardless of the listener."- San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, November 14 at 9:30 PM - $22 advance / $25 door
A gorgeous, soulful alto that envelopes hooks and harmonies; a musically gifted mind that collaborates with Leonard Cohen; a pop sensibility that earns a GRAMMY Award with Patti LaBelle ("New Attitude")-that's Sharon Robinson: singer, songwriter, producer and artist.
KELLY WILLIS & BRUCE ROBISON
Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 PM - $25
Kelly Willis, named by NPR as "alternative country's golden goddess," has reigned as a critically acclaimed roots music singer since her recorded debut some two decades ago. Now she returns to the stage with her husband Bruce Robison.
Sunday, November 20 at 7:00 pm - $25
"With a weary, well-traveled voice and a serenely intricate finger-picking style, Mr. Smither turns the blues into songs that accept hard-won lessons and try to make peace with fate."
- New York Times
WINTERBLOOM - NATALIA ZUKERMAN / ANTJE DUVEKOT /
MEG HUTCHINSON / ANNE HEATON
Sunday, December 4 at 7:00 PM - $15
Winterbloom is a collective of four successful, internationally touring singer-songwriters - Antje Duvekot, Anne Heaton, Meg Hutchinson, and Natalia Zukerman - carving their own paths in indie Folk, Americana, Pop and Singer-Songwriter music
JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater, set to reopen October 4th, 2011 from a top to bottom renovation, debuted in October 1998 and quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. Joe's Pub is open seven days a week, regularly hosting as many as three shows a day. Dinner and drink service is available during every performance. In addition to its reputation of presenting internationally known stars, Joe's Pub has also developed into a premier showcase stage for up-and-coming musicians and emerging artists from a variety of disciplines. www.joespub.com