Thursday, October 1 – Cocktail Hour at 6:00 pm, Concert at 7:15 pm | BUY TICKETS ONLINE
You won’t want to miss this Musical Evening with special guest Faith Soloway, co-writer of the Golden Globe Award Winning Series TRANSPARENT. Performances from Laura Vechionne and Reverend Yolanda to follow at 7:15 pm. Find out more about the performers at http://www.lauravmusic.com/ and http://www.goyolanda.com
About Faith Soloway:
Faith is a writer on Transparent. She is a founding member of Chicago’s Annoyance Theater, was the Musical Director for The Second City, and currently holds the same title at Boston’s Urban Improv. Faith, a lesbian, has written and/or directed comedy-musicals Jesus Has Two Mommies and Miss Folk America; and the web series Secrets. She co-created the comedy-musical The Real Live Brady Bunch with her sister, Transparent creator, Jill Soloway.
About Laura Vecchione:
On the release of Laura Vecchione’s debut album, Deeper Waters, The Boston Globe dubbed her, “a bluesy songstress who has been compared to Lucinda Williams and June Carter…” and proudly proclaimed, “Vecchione is all ours.” A soulful mix of country, blues, gospel and pop influences, Laura’s music has enjoyed radio play across the country including XM Satellite. She has recorded with multi-Gramy-winning producers, toured the country in support of her original music and played opening stages for major label artists ranging from Diana Krall to Alan Jackson. Vecchione’s songs have been placed on national television. But what sets her apart as a writer and artist is a rare depth and maturity. This is a singer who looks you in the eye with compassion and playfulness and connects straight to the heart. Currently working on her first fan-funded album Laura’s CDs, GIRL IN THE BAND, DEEPER WATERS, and the single TELL THEM ABOUT THE DREAM are available on CDBaby.com and iTunes. Learn more about Laura by visiting: www.lauravmusic.com or her Facebook artist page.
About Rev. Yolanda:
Rev. Yolanda is a two time MAC award winning singer songwriter, Interfaith minister and Gender Transcendent performance artist who writes and performs Original and Traditional Gospel & Inspirational music. Rev.Yolanda is a member of the GLBT Hall of Fame. In 2015, Rev. Yolanda-The Movie aka: The Rocky Horror Picture Show of Country Gospel Music, a documentary of Rev. Yolanda’s life and work was released by Avaiya Media and is available for online viewing at www.goyolanda.com Also in 2015-Rev. Yolanda was inducted into the NY Chapter of The Blues Hall of Fame for her cd “Country Gospel Kirtan” (submitted for Grammynomination 2013) and her lifelong dedication to Southern musical genres. He/she has been called ” Dolly Parton plus Louise Hay, with a heapin’ helpin’ of Mrs. Doubtfire”. Rev.Yolanda’s performances are celebratory experiences of worship, praiseand gratitude for Life! – See more at: http://www.yolanda.net – http://www.facebook.com/REVYOLANDA