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JOE'S PUB Presents Legendary Performers: Howard Tate, Barbara Mason, Lonnie Liston Smith, Richard Thompson, Marty Stuart PLUS Future Legends: Doveman, Colleen, Holly Williams... and much, much more!

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  • Bill Bragin
    Yes, I m back and Lisa and I are married now, (read about it here:
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 4, 2005
      Yes, I'm back and Lisa and I are married now,
      No, it wasn't me sending the emails while I was on my honeymoon - I literally didn't check email once. Shanta held it down.
      Yes, I am drowning in unread/unresponded correspondence.
      So, consider this a group thanks to everyone who sent nice notes of congratulations to me and Lisa, and apologies if it takes me a while to respond to any emails.
      That said, going to leave note short, let you read below.  Sold out shows are REALLY sold out - Amadou & Mariam - late night set with Joe Clausell of Body & Soul/Spiritual Life is not sold out yet but going fast, so don't sleep on it.  Check Time Out NY for some amazing listings for a lot of our shows this week (thanks for all the love!) as well as great listings in the Voice and NY Press (ditto!) And Howard Tae acoustic tomorrow night - you better be there!
      Check out new listings below, including American Analog Set, Mexican roquera Ely Guerra and Del Castillo, both as part of Celebrate Mexico Now festival, Wallace Roney, Terence Blanchard, a benefit for Htrick Marin Institutes Harvey Milk School and more below.
      And lots of special GlobeSonic doings forthcoming - another try at our FREE! outdoor party in Riverside Park at a time even the fogeys can make it - hope for better weather this time, plus a new LATE night monthly residency at SOB's the following night (we continue with our nublu monthly the following week too.)
      FRI 8.12.05 - 7-11pm | Free
      Riverside Park South | The Pier on 68th Street & the Hudson River w/The
      Body Temple Drummers

      SAT 8.13.05 - Midnight | $5
      SOBs Monthly w/Visuals by Projectile Arts
      204 Varick St | NYC

      SAT 8.20.05 - 10pm | $5 or Free with E-mail Printout
      Nublu 62 Ave. C (4th & 5th St) | NYC

      FRI 9.09.05 - 7-11pm | Free

      Riverside Park South | The Pier on 68th Street & the Hudson River w/The Body Temple Drummers

      SAT 9.10.05 - Midnight | $5
      SOBs Monthly w/Visuals by Projectile Arts 204 Varick St | NYC

      SAT 9.17.05 10 pm | $5 or Free with E-mail Printout
      Nublu 62 Ave. C (4th & 5th St) | NYC -our 2 year anniversary at nublu - and my birthday weekend!

      Consider this short for me - hope to see you soon.  And check out our new Tofu Hut Stylee links - let us know if you like em.

      Monday, August 8th - 9:30pm (SOLD OUT)
      Monday, August 8th - 11:30pm

      Amadou & Mariam celebrate the U.S. release of their acclaimed Dimanche à Bamako ("Sunday in Bamako") produced by the Parisian Superstar Manu Chao.   The album is already a critical darling:  the Guardian Unlimited calls it "a great pop record"; Billboard says it's "remarkably alluring"; Entertainment Weekly suggests that "their peppy new polycultural release... is bound to attract".

      Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia have been making music together since they first met and fell in love at the Institute for Young Blind People in Bamako, Mali's capital, in the mid-1970s. They have been married and performing as a duo since 1980. While their music is based in a Malian-style blues, it has evolved to include a diversity of styles: French folk, Cuban son, reggae and hip-hop, among others. Their success has recently grown beyond Mali's borders to other African countries and Europe.

      The album, which was released in France earlier this year, has been a major breakthrough for the duo, reaching the top of the French album chart, earning a Gold certification, and winning a Les Victoires de la Musique award, the French equivalent of a GRAMMY.

      Charlie Gillett, BBC broadcaster and critic, puts it best:  "There are going to be many people who will find they have three copies of this album by the end of this year: one that they bought themselves, the other two given by people who'll say 'I heard this and thought this is the kind of thing you like.' And there will be people who will themselves have bought three or four copies to give to friends, saying 'I know you've sworn you'll never like an album not in English, but this is the one to win you over'."

      SPECIAL 11:30 SHOW

      Seamlessly blending African and Brazilian rhythms, jazz riffs and rock guitar, Joaquin 'Joe' Clausell continually produces innovative fusions of danceable world music.  From his Friday night jam sessions at the illustrious vinyl shop Dance Tracks to his collaboration with Francois K and Danny Krivit at  the legendary underground party Body & Soul, to his latest party, Sacred Rhythm, Clausell continues to deliver deep, soulful, global music that uplifts and inspires.

      Friday, August 5th at 9:30pm

      Issa Bagayogo is one of the great, if tongue twisting, names in World Music.  Even in his homeland of Mali, they rarely use his last name; he's usually just called "Techno Issa".  Issa topped the charts in 2002 with his ground-breaking Timbuktu, an album that spawned a host of imitators hoping to match his compelling blend of Malian roots music and Western dance technology. No one has yet been able to pull off that fusion as convincingly and as elegantly as Issa did and now he's back to show how it's done.  Tassoumakan (meaning "Voice of Fire") is Issa's third full-length CD for Six Degrees and represents the maturing of an artist who has found a way to honor his country's great musical traditions while creating a truly global, modern sound.

      Joe's Pub at The Public Theater
      Visit our website at: http://web.JoesPub.com

      425 Lafayette Street bet. East 4th St. & Astor Place.
      Take N train to Broadway & 8th St. or 6 train to Astor Place.

      For information & reservations: 212-539-8778
      For Telecharge listed events: 212-239-6200 or http://www.telecharge.com

      For the descriptions of upcoming shows and late night events, see below.

      Newly-added shows are noted in black.
      Doveman:  The Acrobat CD Release / Thurs, Aug. 4

      Samba New York! with special guest Magali / Thurs, Aug 4

      Zimbabwe Legit, Time Machine and Plastic Little... / Thurs, August 4

      Howard Tate:  Acoustic / Fri, August 5

      Issa Bagayogo / Fri, August 5

      John Wesley Harding's Love Hall Tryst feat. Kelly Hogan, Nora O'Connor & Brian Lohmann / Sat, August 6

      Bob Stillman / Sun,, August 7

      FLOPZ:  the Best Songs from "Egregiously Overlooked Shows" / Sun, August 7

      Richard Thompson, solo: Front Parlour Ballads CD Release / Mon, August 8  SOLD OUT

      Amadou and Mariam: Dimanche à Bamako CD Release / Mon, August 8  SOLD OUT

      DJ Joaquin 'Joe' Claussel with Amadou and Mariam / Mon, August 8

      Colleen / A Hawk and a Hacksaw / Tues, August 9

      October Project / Tues, August 9

      Raul Malo - acoustic / Wednesdays, August 10 (SOLD OUT), 17 (SOLD OUT), 24 & 31

      Holly Williams / Jessi Alexander / Wed, August 10

      Marty Stuart / Thurs, August 11

      Lonnie Liston Smith / Thurs, August 11

      Barbara Mason / Fri, August 12

      Howard Fishman / Fri, August 12

      Brendan James / Sat, August 13

      The Avett Brothers / Sat, August 13

      Annie Golden's Velvet Prison featuring Marsh Hanson / Sun, August 14

      Karsh Kale with Realize and special guests / Sun, August 14

      Lesley Gore /  Mon, August 15

      Grace Potter and the Nocturnals / Mon, August 15 

      Santessa / Tues, August 16

      Songs of the Underground CD Release featuring Kaiku, Krystle Warren, Spokinn Movement and Theo Eastwind / Tues, August 16

      Yewande:  Evolution CD release with special guest Jeremiah / Wed, August 17

      Nora York: Truth to Power / Thurs, August 18

      Kate's Chink -O- Rama / Thurs, August 18

      Greta Gertler and the Extroverts with Josh Camp / Fri, August 19

      Jay Rodriguez's Soul Sonic Ensemble featuring the Members of the Groove Collective / Fri, August 19

      Marta Gomez / Sat, August 20

      Rebbesoul:  Havdallah / Sat, August 20

      Rivers Rutherford / Steve McEwan / Sun, August 21

      Joshua Radin:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Mon, August 22

      Rachel Z:  Grace CD Release / Mon, August 22

      Mary Lee's Corvette with special guest Eric Hutchinson:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Tues, August 23

      NYC Smoke:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Tues, August 23

      Penny Arcade, "The Essential Penny Arcade":  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Wed, Aug 24

      Muffy Nixon:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village / Thurs, Aug 25

      Dayna Kurtz / Heather Greene:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Fri, August 26

      Edison Woods:  Presented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Fri, August 26

      Curry, Chick Peas & Collard Greens; w/ Aladdin and friendsPresented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Sat, August 27

      Hungry March BandPresented in Association with HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Sat, August 27

      Klea Blackhurst, "Autumn in New York: Vernon Duke's Broadway" / Sun, August 28 and Mon, August 29

      HOWL'S Third Annual All-Star Celebration featuring Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson and more:  A Benefit for HOWL Festival of East Village Arts / Sun, August 28

      Veronica Antico / Mon, August 29

      American Analog Set / Tues, August 30

      Melomane / Pistolera / Tues,  August 30

      Langhorne Slim / Sarah Borges / Wed, August 31

      Yasmin Levy / Thurs, September 1

      Amy Kohn / Lee Feldman / Fri, September 2

      Maria de Barros / Fri, September 2

      Del Castillo / Sat, September 3

      Laurnea with Anthony David / Sat, September 3

      Asylum Street Spankers / Sun, September 4

      Ely Guerra - Part of the Celebrate Mexico Now Festival / Sun, September 4

      The Music of Frank Wildhorn / Mondays, September 5, 12 & 19

      Sara Kramer/ Mon,  September 5

      Danielia Cotton:  Small White Town CD Release / Tues, September 6

      The Lascivious Biddies / Wed, September 7

      Bettye LaVette / Thurs, September 8

      Sanda Weigl: Gypsy in a Tree w/ Anthony Coleman, Douglas Wieselman, Greg Cohen, and Satoshi Takeishi / Thurs, September 8

      David Poe / Fri, September 9

      Julian Velard / Fri, September 9

      Ethan Lipton:  Baby I Feel The Same Way CD Release / Sat, September 10

      Nouvelle Vague / Sat, September 10 & Tues, September 13

      New Work Now! / Sun, September 11

      Urban Voices:  A Political Cabaret / Sun, September 11

      Lene Lovich / Mon, September 12

      Pierre Bensusan / Tues, September 13

      Vijay Iyer / Wed, September 14

      Kaki King / Wed, September 14

      Old Blind Dogs - Teada / Thurs, September 15

      Dancenow/NYC: Dance-mOpolitan, hosted by Doug Elkins: Thurs, September 15; Fri, September 16; Sat, September 17

      Morley with special guest Jorane / Fri, September 16

      Chris Smither / Sat, September 17

      New Work Now:  Rants! / Sun, September 18

      Terence Blanchard:  Flow / Sun, September 18

      Slaid Cleaves with special guest JJ Baron / Tues, September 20

      E.S.T. / Tues, September 20

      Ferron:  Turning Into Beautiful CD Release / Wed, September 21

      So-Called -- Presented in association with the New York Jewish Music & Heritage Festival / Wed, September 21

      Jill Sobule / Thurs, September 22 and Fri, September 23

      Julian Fleisher -- Presented in association with the New York Jewish Music & Heritage Festival / Fri, September 23

      Modular Moods:  Presents the Styles of the East; with Michael Cohen, Sarah Aroeste, Eyal Maoz & dj handler  -- Presented in association with the New York Jewish Music & Heritage Festival / Sat, September 24

      Rene Risque and the Art Lovers / Sat, September 24

      Ana Moura / Sun, September 25

      Razia / Mon, September 26

      Prom Songs:  A Benefit for the Harvey Milk High School and the Hetrick- Martin Institute / Mon, September 26

      Sara Gazarek / Tues, September 27

      Polygraph Lounge / Wed, September 28

      Mártires del Compás / Thurs, September 29

      A Moving Sound / Fri, September 30

      Wallace Roney / Fri, September 30

      Richard Barone:  The Soldier of Love / Sat, October 1

      The Kennedys:  Half a Million Miles CD Release / The Bedsit Poets:  The Summer That Changed CD Release / Sun, October 2

      First Fig / Sun, October 2

      Donna McKechnie: Here's to the Public!: The Music of Joe Papp's Public Theater / Mondays, October 3, 10, 17 & 24

      Annbjørg Lien with Bjørn Ole Rasch / Tues, October 4
      Michael Penn / Fri and Sat, October 7 and 8

      Badi Assad / Sun, October 9

      Jeff Daniels (solo) / Tues, October 11

      Stephanie McKay with special guest TBA / Tues, October 11

      Either/Orchestra:  Live at Addis Ababa CD Release / Thurs, October 13

      Mary Gauthier / Wed, October 19

      Maya Azucena / Wed, October 19

      Juana Molina / Thurs, October 20

      Ellis Paul / Fri, October 21

      Pierce Turner / Sat, October 22

      Songs By Sam:  The Music of Sam Davis / Sun, October 23

      Kate Clinton / Tues, October 25

      Anoushka Shankar and Special Guests:  Rise CD release / Thurs, October 27

      Josh Joplin:  Jaywalker CD Release / Sat, October 29

      Gianmaria Testa / Tues, November 1

      Willy Porter (with special guest TBD) / Tues, November 8

      Konono No. 1: Congotronics / Wed, November 16

      Marshall Crenshaw:  Solo / Sun, November 27

      Varla Jean Merman's I'm Not Paying For This! / Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6 and 7

      Kelly Joe Phelps with special guest Paul Curreri / Thurs, December 8

      BETTY: Snowbiz / Thurs - Sat, December 8 - 10

      Marion LoGuidice / Fri, December 9

      Teada's Very Irish Christmas Shows / Sun, December 11

      Dancenow/NYC:  David Parker and the Bang Group's Nutcracked with guest artists Peter DiMuro and The Happy Hour Comedy Trio / Thur-Sun, December 15-18



      Thursday, August 4
      DOVEMAN: The Acrobat CD release
      Doveman plays lamp rock and insomnia pop, drawing deeply from downtown jazz, new classical, slowcore, debonair '60's pop and ambient music to create an unusual and delicate sound that The New York Press says "evokes that rare moment when nostalgia and sadness meet love".  Doveman's debut record, The Acrobat, is reminiscent of downbeat masters of melancholy like Nick Drake, Before and After Science-era Eno and the latter day Talk Talk and the music has the unmistakable ring of pre-dawn loneliness, as intimate as it is forlorn. 
      7:30pm, $12 

      Thursday, August 4
      SAMBA NEW YORK! with special guest MAGALI
       Samba New York! is a unique performance company that combines the exhilaration of Rio Carnaval with the urban immediacy of New York City. Samba New York! was founded and is directed by percussionist-ethnomusicologist Philip Galinsky, Ph.D., one of the foremost experts on samba in the US and the intricacies of every performance reflect a wider understanding of samba on the world's stages. Inspired by Brazil's famous "escola de samba" parade organizations and adapted to the setting of New York City, the group performs a wide variety of samba styles, as well as choro, bossa nova, and more.  Tonight Samba New York! Is ojined by Magali, the renowned samba singer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
      9:30pm, $15 

      Friday, August 5
      HOWARD TATE: Acoustic
      The legendary hard-driving soul singer, Howard Tate, like you've never seen him before, in an intimate, stripped-down, acoustic performance for the first time in NYC.  Tate, recently "rediscovered" after having fallen off the soul music radar for over three decades, has returned to the front ranks to claim his credit as "simply one of the greatest soul singers ever" (Bonnie Raitt). This setting, accompanied by piano and acoustic bass, will highlight his classic R&B artistry and showcase Tate's clear, sweet voice and signature falsetto, described by Elvis Costello as "the missing link between Jackie Wilson and Al Green." "...fire-and-brimstone soul workouts full of the falsetto cries, gospel-style repetitions, and other swooping decorations that made Tate's tenor so explosive in the first place. His vocal passion...was comparable to that of the greatest soul performers (Aretha Franklin, Sam Moore, James Brown, Solomon Burke)...Tate seems to be the missing diamond from the crown jewels of American soul music" - Boston Phoenix

      Friday, August 5
      Issa Bagayogo is one of the great, if tongue twisting, names in World Music.  See Above for more details.
      9:30pm - $20 

      Saturday, August 6
      The Love Hall Tryst were convened by John Wesley Harding, in order to record a very specific group of songs in a very specific way. His first step was to invite his favourite singer of all, Kelly Hogan. Hogan in turn suggested Nora O'Connor, her favourite Chicago singing partner, and Lo! with the drafting of Brian Lohmann to sing the low parts, The Tryst was complete. Tapes started to change hands: The Young Tradition, The Copper Family, The Watersons. Rehearsals took place in Chicago - things went well. The Love Hall Tryst recorded its first album ("Songs of Misfortune"). The album features the songs found in Misfortune, Wesley Stace's first novel - Wesley Stace being the real name of JWH - which was published to tremendous critical acclaim by Little, Brown in 2005. The songs are sung without accompaniment, bar the occasional guitar and hurdy gurdy, and include traditional songs, Harding originals, and everything in between. Apart from the Songs of Misfortune, the gig will feature a set by Harding, as well as songs by Hogan and O'Connor. Of the participants, the press has had many lovely things to say over the years. What is most important is that old friends Harding, Hogan, O'Connor and Lohmann are delighted to renew their acquaintance on stage. Harding and Hogan, once housemates in Atlanta, have sung many duets, including "It's All My Fault" (on JWH's album Awake), "It's Only Make Believe" (on the recent Bloodshot Records compilation Makin' Singles Drinkin' Doubles) and even "I'm A Little Bit Country" (on 20 More Explosive...Explosions!). O'Connor (Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire, The Black) and Hogan sing together in Hogan's Wooden Leg in Chicago. Number of Gruesome Deaths depicted in the Songs of Misfortune: 13. "John Wesley Harding may take his name from a Bob Dylan album and he's a modern-day folksinger, but with the biting, cynical observations in his songs and sharp sense of humor combined with winning melodies, he shows his true forefathers are Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe with a hint of Billy Bragg. Far from being a follower or strict revivalist, however, Wes draws on a wide assortment of musical influences, pushing the boundaries of the all-too-often formulaic singer/songwriter tag to create something all his own." -VH1.com www.johnwesleyharding.com
      7:30 & 9:30pm, $20 

      Sunday, August 7
      Singer-songwriter, actor,  two-time Tony nominee and most recently playing the role of Amiens (the only singing role, fittingly enough) in Shakespeare's As You Like It at Central Park,  Bob Stillman brings original songs from his new CD "Come Down Angel" to J

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