Joe’s Pub – Credit: Lawrence Sumulong

JOIN THE UPCOMING PERFORMANCES AT JOE’S PUB FROM TUESDAY, JUNE 28 THROUGH MONDAY, JULY 11

INTRODUCING “TICKETS FOR $20 AND LESS” WITH RIGHTEOUSGIRLS, COCOMAMA, CARY MORIN DUO, GIDEON KING & CITY BLOG, JOSEPH KECKLER, QUIQUE ESCAMILLA / LA MANGA ELSTEN TORRES + MORE

2-TIME GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER/SONGWRITER, ELSTEN TORRES RETURNS TO JOE’S PUB TO CELEBRATE, NOCTURNO ALBUM

KATE DOUGLAS & SHAYFER JAMES TO PERFORM THE ENTIRETY OF THEIR ACCLAIMED CONTEMPORARY RETELLING OF BEOWULF, THE NINTH HOUR

ENJOY A DIVERSE RANGE OF MUSICAL ACTS FEATURING LATIN, FOLK, BLUES, SALSA, SOUL, JAZZ, AFRO-CUBAN, REGGAE, CARIBBEAN, ROCK, + SO MUCH MORE!

Taylor Mac & Matt Ray: Songs from “Bark of Millions”

Tuesday, June 28, Wednesday, June 29, Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 PM

Taylor Mac and longtime musical partner Matt Ray return to Joe’s Pub with songs from ‘Bark of Millions,’ a new evening of original music celebrating queer luminaries throughout history. Joined on stage by members of the band from Taylor’s award-winning ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,’ some new friends, and costumes by Machine Dazzle, these concerts promise to be full of surprises and revelry.

righteousGIRLS

Tuesday, July 5 at 7:00 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

As RighteousGIRLS, New York-based flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi “Rattle speakers and expectations with stop-time razzle, vocal (flute-talk) and electronic (phaser) effects” (NYC Jazz Record). On January 25, RighteousGIRLS bring “jarring and dynamic energy” (classicalite), presenting a world premiere by composer Steven Swartz and a set of original music by Gina Izzo and Erika Dohi integrating improvisation along with washed-out reverb, analog FX, and electronic keyboards.

RighteousGIRLS – Credit: Shervin Lainez

cocomama

Tuesday, July 5 at 9:30 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

A virtual United Nations of women, members of Cocomama hail from around the globe gathering their influences from far and wide. Salsa, soul, R&B, Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz are among the items on the menu whenever they hit the stage creating a sound that is all at once fierce and beautiful! Join Cocomama in celebrating the digital release of their new album, Woman’s World.

Cary Morin Duo

Wednesday, July 6 at 7:00 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Morin crafts an inimitable style often characterized as roots-infused Native Americana with hints of bluegrass, folk, blues, and rock. He has performed at renowned venues across the globe, including the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center, and is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. David Bromberg describes him as “a unique and brilliant guitar player, songwriter and singer.”

Gideon King & City Blog

Wednesday, July 6 at 9:30 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

Gideon King & City Blog continue their remarkable sonic evolution with Love Knot, a dazzling, three-song EP released in May 2020. Hinting at everything from Seal and Lianne La Havas to Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan, the collection is both sophisticated and accessible, weaving its way through unexpected changes with lush arrangements and addictive hooks that blur the lines between jazz, rock, folk , and soul. On 7/30 GKCB released their latest single, “Whatchya Gonna Do” with a premiere on Soul Tracks. Performing often at Blue Note and City Winery, and having recently curated a showcase of vocalists for Sofar Sounds, King and the band show no signs of slowing down. The next track out is “Just Another Story” featuring Alita Moses.

Gideon King & City Blog – Credit: Diane King

Joseph Keckler

Thursday, July 7 at 7:00 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

Singer, musician, and writer Joseph Keckler is known for his expressive voice, bizarrely heroic operatic arias, and monologues and songs that dance between comedy, commentary, and communion.

Quique Escamilla / La Manga

Thursday, July 7 at 9:30 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

JUNO Award winning Quique Escamilla is a Mayan-Mestizo singer-songwriter from Chiapas, Mexico. Fueled by socio-political commentary and music that honors his Mexican heritage, Quique Escamilla celebrates the music and rhythms of the Americas.

LA MANGA is a cultural identity laboratory that is inspired by the spirit and ancestry of the great Caribbean musical diaspora where Colombia, Puerto Rico and Venezuela meet and bond. Honoring black and indigenous oral traditions; connecting with the power of Afro-Colombian drums and celebrating life through storytelling and sing-along dances. This brand new project is the work of a collective of women artists composed of Daniela Serna; Mafer Bandola, Andrea Chavarro; Katherine Ocampo and Lina Fernanda Silva.

Quique Escamilla / La Manga – Credit: La Manga by @ricardoacanyc + Quique Escamilla by Lisa MacIntosh or Dan Brown

Christian De Gré Cárdenas: Twisted Operettas, Vol. II

Friday, July 8 at 7:00 PM and Friday, July 15 at 9:30 PM

From the dark and twisted mind of Mexican composer and New York Innovative Award nominee Christian De Gré Cárdenas comes the second volume of his macabre eclectic journey through fifteen years of collaboration with Mind The Art Entertainment.

Eszter Balint: I Hate Memory In Concert 

Friday, July 8 at 9:30 PM

An anti-musical co-starring the Streets of New York and the Late 20th Century featuring Family, Film, Fame, Immigration, Joy, Theater, Shame, Dance Floors, Open Doors, Papaya Ice Cream, and the Shah of Iran’s Wife.

Morley & Chris Bruce

Saturday, July 9 at 7:00 PM

Morley and Chris Bruce make their Joe’s Pub debut as collaborators. Morley is a long-time member of Joe’s Pub’s musical family, she weaves the threads of jazz , soul , and folk traditions into a singular tapestry of vocal and acoustic splendor — the sound wave of a life lived with uncommon devotion to human rights and environmental justice. Chris Bruce is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and composer, and a longtime collaborator with Meshell Ndegeocello, My Brightest Diamond, and more.

Elsten Torres: Nocturnal Album Release

Saturday, July 9 at 9:30 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

2-time GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter Elsten Torres returns to Joe’s Pub to present his newly released 12th album, Nocturno , live with his NYC band.

Afro Dominican – Credit: Joel Alejandro

Libby Winters: B-sides & Rarities

Sunday, July 10 @ 7:00 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

Actor-composer-sommelier multi-hyphenate Libby Winters presents her new solo show joined by some of her favorite artists and friends. In a gesture uniting her creativity as a performer and songwriter, B-Sides & Rarities showcases songs that do not fit into a set with Libby’s band L4KES, but are not straight up musical theater either. Taking inspiration from her experience de ella in the wine industry during the pandemic, and giving voice to each of the characters she plays in the ensemble of upcoming Broadway musical, Almost Famous, with this collection of songs Libby declares herself, for the first time, to composer.

african dominican

Sunday, July 10 at 9:30 PM

Afro Dominicano is a Latin Fusion band which centers its music into what they call Afro Caribbean soul . They blend traditional folkloric roots music from the Dominican Republic such as Perico Ripiao , Palo , Merengue de Orquesta , Bachata with Afro-beats , reggae , calypso , samba , Funk , Punk rock , and other Caribbean rhythms.

Kate Douglas & Shayfer James: The Ninth Hour

Monday, July 11 at 7:00 PM

As part of “Tickets for $20 and Less” Series

Join Kate Douglas and Shayfer James as they perform the entirety of their acclaimed rock -noir musical, The Ninth Hour . They will be accompanied by a full band, ASL performers, and special guests. Kate and Shayfer will also debut songs from their second musical.

JOE’S PUB, a program of the Public Theater, was named for Public Theater founder Joseph Papp. Since it opened in 1998, Joe’s Pub has played a vital role in The Public’s mission of supporting artists at all stages of their careers with an intimate space to perform and develop new work. Joe’s Pub presents the best in live music and performance nightly, continuing its commitment to diversity, production values, community, and artistic freedom. In addition to one-night-only concerts and multi-night engagements, Joe’s Pub is home to the annual Habibi Festival, which hosts artists representing contemporary and traditional music of the SWANA (Southwest Asia/North Africa) region, and The Vanguard Award & Residency, a yearlong curation series that celebrates the career, and community, of a prolific and influential artist—including Nona Hendryx, Judy Collins, Laurie Anderson, and Barbara Maier Gustern. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe’s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. and Barbara Maier Gustern. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe’s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. and Barbara Maier Gustern. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe’s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe’s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With its intimate atmosphere and superior acoustics, Joe’s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. s Pub presents over 700 shows featuring artists from all over the world and hosts over 100,000 audience members annually. Beyond public performances, Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe’s Pub also leads artist development programs like New York Voices, a commissioning program that helps musicians develop new performance projects, and Joe’s Pub Working Group, an artist-led development and collaboration cohort. Current commissioned artists include Daniel J. Watts, Liza Paul & Bahia Watson, Sunny Jain, Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vuyo Sotashe & Chris Pattishall, and treya lam. Joe’s Pub is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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