JULY 9 – JULY 11 AT JOE’S PUB

FEATURING

JOHNNY RODGERS BAND
Friday, July 9 at 7:00 PM
“Johnny navigates his way through well-loved standards, beautifully crafted original songs, and classic pop/rock with a twinkle in his eye and
a silky-smooth voice that sounds fantastic on everything, no matter what the style!”  - Jenna Esposito, BroadwayWorld.com



CHELSEA MADCHEN: EIN DEUTSCHER EVENING MIT NICO feat TAMMY FAYE STARLITE
Friday, July 9 at 9:30 PM
Inspired by the economic depression, the downtown provacatuese, Tammy Faye Starlite, will portray the sublimely Teutonic, glamorously
decadent Velvet Underground chanteuse, Nico


THE BLOW
Friday, July 9 at 11:30 PM
Indie darling Khaela Maricich performs infectious electro-pop as The Blow, an unpredictable live show exploring and destroying musical
conventions


JOSE PEPITO GOMEZ
Saturday, July 10 at 7:00 PM
Gomez will unveils a breathtaking project which will highlight his extraordinary voice as he pays homage to traditional Cuban classics with a
fresh and original jazz influenced twist.


MOSSA BILDNER'S "COLOURS OF RITUAL" w/ SPECIAL GUEST DENDÉ MACEDO
Saturday, July 10 at 9:30 PM
Brazilian American master world musician, composer and vocalist, Mossa Bildner performs her rarely seen “Colors of Ritual” recounting her
lifetime of musical voyages through some of the world’s deepest mystical traditions


CHRISTOPHER ROZZI’S OUTRE ISLAND WITH BALTHROP, ALABAMA
Sunday, July 11 at 7:00 PM
The absurd comic sensibility of Christopher Rozzi reigns supreme over this bizarre microcosmic mash-up of Monty Python, Prairie Home
Companion, and The Simpsons, backed by Brooklyn Indie band turned deep southern town Balthrop, Alabama.


THE FREAKERS BALL
Sunday, July 11 at 9:30 PM
The Freakers Ball is a Shel Silverstein cover band, dedicated to showing that he was much more than a writer and illustrator of incredible
children's books. He also wrote some kickass songs filled with lullabies, legends, and lies.
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Joseph Keckler: Featured Creatures EP Release (7/14), Christina Courtin (7/16), Lucius / Dang-It Bobbys (7/25),
Broadway Impact's Summer Series feat. The cast of American Idiot (7/25),
Ryan Raffery’s This Isn’t It (7/26), moira smiley & VOCO w/ special guests  The Jenkins Family (7/29), Free to Dream: The Songs of
Katsaros and Schermerhorn (8/2),
Pierre Aderne & Alexia Bomtempo w/ special guest Maurício Pessoa (8/5),
Glen David Andrews (8/5), Mike + Ruthy: Million to One CD Release (8/8), Bryan Vargas & Ya Está present: A Tribute to Michael
Jackson (8/9), Neal Medlyn with Kenny Mellman:
The Big C (8/18) & Randy Blair's Monster Balls (8/23).  Click any of the links to go to the
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JULY 9-11

JOHNNY RODGERS BAND
Friday, July 9 at 7:00 PM
“Johnny navigates his way through well-loved standards, beautifully crafted original songs, and classic pop/rock with a twinkle in his eye and a
silky-smooth voice that sounds fantastic on everything, no matter what the style!”  - Jenna Esposito, BroadwayWorld.com

Johnny Rodgers is an internationally-celebrated singer-songwriter, pianist and entertainer. Johnny and the Johnny Rodgers Band dazzle
audiences with Johnny’s original songs blending sophisticated and romantic pop ballads, Americana melodies, and sultry jazz stirred with
unparalleled piano-passion. Johnny Rodgers Band was selected for the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center and US State Department’s Rhythm
Road tour which kicks off late October to Asia Pacific countries. The band includes Brian Glassman-bass, Danny Mallon-drums, and Joe Ravo-
guitar.  Recording credits include five award-winning songs on Johnny’s debut album “Box Of Photographs, “Bound Together” including the Dad’
s and Grads tribute song The Best Of You In Me and “Let’s Make a Date” featuring a swing duet with Liza Minnelli.  $20


CHELSEA MADCHEN: EIN DEUTSCHER EVENING MIT NICO feat TAMMY FAYE STARLITE
Friday, July 9 at 9:30 PM
"Tammy Faye Starlite is a genius" - The Onion

Inspired by the economic depression, the same sort of fearful political clime that led o the rise of the Third Reich, the downtown provacatuese,
Tammy Faye Starlite, will portray the sublimely Teutonic, glamorously decadent Velvet Underground chanteuse, Nico (nee Christa Paffgen) in a
dark, Weimar-cum Warhol Kabaret Konzert, and will sing some of Nico's most beloved lieder, such as "Femme Fatale," All Tomorrow's Parties,"
"I'll Be Your Mirror" as well as Nico's classic covers of such classic tunes as David Bowie's "Heroes, Rogers and Hart's "My Funny Valentine,
"Bob Dylan's "I'll Keep It With Mine," The Doors' "The End, and she'll finish with a rousing finale of "Deutschland Uber Alles" (in German, of
course). It will be a crystalline multi-media nacht to remember, with dreamlike reminiscences about Lou Reed (and Jews in general), Andy Warhol
and Alain Delon. Nico was, and remains, a heroin(e) and emblem for these dark days of civil unrest and our inherent fascination with the
sybaritic self-destruction and the willful deconstruction of beauty.

Directed by Michael Schiralli; musical director is Keith Hartel (True Love, the Richard Lloyd group). $15


THE BLOW
Friday, July 9 at 11:30 PM

Khaela Maricich is a performing artist and pop musician. Under the name, The Blow, she has released a number of music albums and toured
nationally and internationally. Working in music venues as well as art spaces, her performances explore and exploit the conventions of each
format. Her recent work interweaves elements of narrative performance art with traditional pop-show dynamics. She has presented at such
venues as The Kitchen, Irving Plaza, The Warhol Museum, Henry Fonda Theater, Great American Music Hall, and Wexner Center. She lives and
works in New York City.  $15


JOSE PEPITO GOMEZ
Saturday, July 10 at 7:00 PM

“All excellent singers have a special tone: it’s something beyond issues of pitch, power and phrasing, some personal grain that makes them
strong and strange. The Cuban singer Pepito Gómez’s vocal tone is … a beneficent alarm, a positive shout,” - Ben Ratliff, The New York Times

“José "Pepito" Gómez... could sing fresh life into the dead”. -Descarga.com

“What a Voice!
- For the first hour of last night's rehearsal Pepe Gómez sang with a rhythm section of just piano, bass and clave, revealing
every resonant nuance of his magnificent tenor voice as he soared through the string of classic hits he created with Pupy Pedroso y Los Que
Son Son. Every note is perfectly in-tune, perfectly controlled, and capable of exploding into euphoric emotion at any instant. It took me 8 years
to finally hear this guy live but now I fully understand what all the buzz was about”. -Kevin Moore, Timba.com

José "Pepito" Gómez has taken the U.S. by storm since his May 2008 arrival from Cuba. He has two NY Times rave reviews under his belt,
received an award from France for best male singer, has a worldwide fan base and his latest CD with Cuban band Pupy y Los Que Son Son, is
currently nominated for a CubaDisco 2009 award.  He has earned the respect and admiration of fellow musicians, press and fans. His popularity
all over the world was highlighted by sold-out venues like Italy’s 5000 person capacity La Tropical.  He also received an award in Cuba for his
song on environmental awareness, “Tiempo Dificiles” (Hard Times). His tenor voice, both beautiful and strong, has a unique timbre which is very
rarely found.

At Joe's Pub Gomez will unveil a breathtaking project which will highlight his extraordinary voice as he pays homage to traditional Cuban classics
with a fresh and original jazz influenced twist. This project will feature a quintet with musicians trained in Havana's best conservatories.  $15


MOSSA BILDNER'S "COLOURS OF RITUAL" w/ SPECIAL GUEST DENDÉ MACEDO
Saturday, July 10 at 9:30 PM

A true master world musician, composer and vocalist, Brazilian American Mossa Bildner will enthrall Joe’s Pub concert-goers with her rarely
seen “Colors of Ritual” (COR) performance, Saturday night, July 10th at 9:30 pm, tickets $15.   Through COR, Mossa recounts her lifetime of
musical voyages through some of the world’s deepest mystical traditions and that span 4 continents: Brazil, North Africa, Sephardic Spain, and
the U.S.  

Mossa Bildner’s COR is a complex tribute to the transformative healing power of music, rooted in 3 Diaspora cultures.  We will experience
incantations from the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé ritual percussion that first captivated her as a young child growing up in Rio; her mystical
encounters with Gnawa Sufi trance musicians in Morocco as a young adult; and her later soulful fascination with Andalusian Sephardic poetic
chants, known as piyuttim.  

All 3 distinct, ancient styles flow back and forth in vibrant, dynamic sequencing, tracing Mossa’s deeply personal journey throughout those
diverse spiritual traditions - sung in Brazilian Portuguese, Yoruba, Arabic, Hebrew, and English - and are seamlessly woven together with
contemporary jazz improvisation and electronic beat textures.  The DJ techno element serves as manifestation of today’s global trance sub-
culture.

COR is a world musician’s dream performance creation.  With an ensemble of some of New York’s great international musicians, it explores
diversities in world musical cultures, discovers mutual intersections in scales and rhythms dating back hundreds of years, and unveils most
unusual harmonies.  

Featured special guest is famed Brazilian master percussionist,
Dendê Macedo.  The group also includes Xande Cruz, congas/Brazilian
percussion (Brazil),
Felipe Salles on sax (Brazil), Hassan El Gnaoui, lead Moroccan vocals/sintir/percussion (Morocco), Mohamed Bechar,
vocals/percussion (Morocco),
Zafer Tawil, oud/dumbek (Palestine), Emmanuel Mann on electric bass (Israel), Adam Morrison, keyboardist
and COR Music Director (Israel-U.S.),
Gilad on drums (Israel), and DJ Moosaka (Maine, U.S.).

Mossa Bildner created “Colors of Ritual” in 1997, and its significance as a major artistic achievement that promotes inter-cultural dialogue,
tolerance, and understanding – received recognition through previous grant support from the Brazilian Consulate General of New York, the
Andrew K. Mellon Foundation, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and New York State Council on the Arts, and The Global Afro-Latino and
Caribbean Initiative Program at Hunter College.

What better way to spend a warm July evening in New York City than to be transported in the cool setting of Joe’s Pub to those faraway lands
whose musical traditions have influenced all of modern music today?  $15


CHRISTOPHER ROZZI’S OUTRE ISLAND WITH BALTHROP, ALABAMA
Sunday, July 11 at 7:00 PM

Fictional worlds collide!

You may have heard that the diminutive nation of
Outré Island has been trying to build a bridge to the shores of America for some time. But
with oil in the Gulf (sigh), designers are moving the bridge inland to the small town of
Balthrop, Alabama for one night only!

Journey with us to Outré Island and experience firsthand its rich culture, ridiculous history and colorful citizens! Perhaps you've even met some
of the familiar neighborhood characters? Fluff? Shakespeare?  Robin Merry? The absurd comic sensibility of
Christopher Rozzi reigns
supreme over this bizarre microcosmic mash-up of Monty Python, Prairie Home Companion, and The Simpsons.

With musical accompaniment by Balthrop, Alabama--the Brooklyn Indie band that became a small town--Chris Rozzi's one man show is coming to
town! There'll be amazing characters, laughs a-plenty, rocking music and live drawing on the big screen by Toxey Goodwater (Joe's Pub archival
artist and Balthrop, Alabama's town-drawer, Michael Arthur).  $12 in advance, $15 at the door

THE FREAKERS BALL
Sunday, July 11 at 9:30 PM

Formed where the sidewalk ends and before the street begins, The Freakers Ball is the quintessential  Shel Silverstein tribute band. Equipped
with flight goggles and cowbell, The Freakers unshell Silverstein classics like "Cover Of The Rolling Stone"  and "A Boy Named Sue" as well as
lesser-known hits such as "I Got Stoned And I Missed It" and "I Saw Polly In A Porny."

Featuring an ever-growing motley bunch of characters, The Freakers Ball is riddled with: Eric Anderson, Dan Bogart, Matt Caplan, Asmeret
Ghebermichael, Lauren Kennedy, Fred Lassen, David Phelps, Eli Rojas, Marcus Rojas, Jessica Rush, and Bryce Ryness.

Influenced by Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, The Electric Mayhem & The Country Bear Jamboree, THE FREAKERS BALL serves to 'illusinate'
that Shel Silverstein was much more than a writer and illustrator of incredible children's books. He also wrote some kickass songs filled with
lullabies, legends, and lies. $15
TICKETS

Online at joespub.com

Phone 212-967-7555,

In Person At the Public Theater Box Office (1 PM to 6 PM), or at the Joe’s Pub Box Office from (6 PM to 10 PM) both located at 425
Lafayette Street, NYC

For table reservations please call
212-539-8778. Purchase of tickets does NOT guarantee a table reservation; you must call to reserve seats.  
Seating, as well as standing-room, is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for all shows without a dinner reservation.  Two drink or
$12 food minimum per person is standard.