Oklahoma-born, Tacoma, WA-residing duo Skating Polly release their 4th lp The Big Fit today! “It’s going to be the best album that’s released in 2016″ Philthy Mag.
Produced by Kliph Scurlock (Flaming Lips) and mixed by Paul Kolderie (Pixies, Radiohead) and Jim Vollentine (Spoon, White Denim), The Big Fit seamlessly blends riot grrrl, the snarkiest of ’90s alt rock singer/songwriting, sunshine punk, and even some exceptionally sassy piano pop. See them soon in a city near you. Click HERE for tour dates and check out their new video for “Pretective Boy” HERE.
Mar 25 2016
Lyrics & Lyricists, the pioneering American Songbook series, celebrates Cy Coleman March 19-21 at 92nd Street Y, New York City. From Sweet Charity to City of Angels, “Witchcraft” to “The Best is Yet to Come”, Cy Coleman lived on both Broadway and the pop charts, with firm roots in jazz. Join Grammy-winner Billy Stritch and a quartet of singers (Debby Boone, La Tanya Hall, Nicolas King, Gabrielle Stravelli) in celebrating the magic of Coleman. Click HERE for more information and tickets.
Mar 16 2016
Skating Polly‘s new album, The Big Fit, is coming March 25th (April 8th UK) via Chap Stereo! Catch them on tour: March 23 – The Boreal, Eugene, OR, March 23-27 Treefort Music Fest, Boise, ID, March 28 – Seventh Circle Music Collective, Denver, CO, March 30 – 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, March 31 – Schubas, Chicago, IL, April 2 – Mahall’s, Cleveland, OH, April 5 – Small’s Bar, Detroit, MI, April 6 – Silver Dollar, Toronto, ON CANADA, April 7 – Turbo Haus, Montreal, QC CANADA, April 8 – Aviv, Brooklyn, NY, April 9 – Higher Ground Showcase Lounge, Burlington, VT, on tour with Deerhoof in July! Visit their website HERE for more info.
Mar 02 2016
The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama at the University of London will take on Cy Coleman, Neil Simon, and Dorothy Fields‘ hit musical comedy, Sweet Charity – Feb 29 through March 5th. Sweet Charity is an iconic Broadway Musical nominated for nine Tony Awards in 1966 and was directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. The show features the music of Cy Coleman and the lyrics of Dorothy Fields who scored big with standards like Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now, and The Rhythm of Life. For more info and tickets click HERE>
Feb 28 2016