Shaina Taub plays a rare solo acoustic concert on Tuesday August 28th at Room 5 Lounge at 8:30 PM, featuring brand new original music and celebrating the one-year anniversary of her record, What Otters Do.
Shaina will be joined by some special guest singers including Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening, Emma Koenig (author of F***, I'm in My Twenties), Patrick Lundquist (Hyannis Sound) and Shane Orser.
Vermont-raised, New York-based singer/songwriter Taub has an ongoing residency at Rockwood Music Hall. She released her debut EP last summer, entitled What Otters Do, an eclectic six-song collection spotlighting Taub's unique breed of pop brewed with folk and jazz. She was recently featured on NPR/WNYC's Best Concerts of The Year list, alongside such greats as Mavis Staples and Taj Mahal. Her album is currently available for free download on Taub's website and all online music providers.
Taub’s folk-funk opera, The Daughters, has been produced at Joe's Pub, CAP21 Theater Company, The Yale Institute of Music Theatre and will receive a mainstage production at NYU'S Tisch School of the Arts this fall. She is Ars Nova's 2012 Composer-in-Residence, and is currently developing a new musical piece commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, as well as developing music for Walt Disney Imagineering. She is a 2012 Macdowell Fellow, and a member of the 2012 Johnny Mercer Songwriter's Project.
Room 5 Lounge is located at 143 La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles. Admission is $8.
For more about Taub, visit www.shainataub.com.