Rachael Sage

NYC Songstress Rachael Sage heads to UK for CD Release Tour Behind Her New Album ‘Delancey Street’

MPress Records Sets CD Release date for Sept. 13, 2010

NYC singer-songwriter Rachael Sage celebrates the UK release of her critically acclaimed album 'Delancey Street' with a CD release tour in the UK & Ireland following her 16-day residencey in Edinburgh Scotland for the Fringe Festival. The tour starts off Sept. 1st at the Regal Room in London and ends Sept. 14th at Jabez Clegg in Manchester.

Rachael's 16-day residency at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will showcase her latest revue, ‘Stop Me If I’m Kvetching…’ The show will bring together highlights from Sage’s acclaimed nine-album catalogue, material from her new recording ‘Delancey Street,’ and some quintessential Sage storytelling. "Stop Me If I’m Kvetching…" will include tales of Sage’s colorful Eastern-European Jewish family, her life as a New York musician and former ballerina, and plenty of unbridled kvetching (lighthearted venting). Click here to get your tickets now for ‘Stop Me If I’m Kvetching…’ at Edinburgh Fringe 2010 - August 15th - 30th at the C Central Cabaret Bar.

Delancey Street UK About 'Delancey Street':

‘Delancey Street’ is the ninth album by the NYC-based chanteuse. She describes it as an “album about change,” creatively inspired by Sage’s ancestral and current home, New York’s Lower East Side. The record features eleven original compositions, plus an inspired cover of the Hall & Oates classic ‘Rich Girl' and a thirteenth song, Sage’s understated rendition of ‘Fame’. The album, available on September 13th, is a musical exploration of identity, cultural heritage, and how where we come from shapes the paths we ultimately take in life.

Early ink on 'Delancey Street':

  • "a fresh intimacy... at the core of Delancey Street is a heartfelt quality that goes beyond intellectual exercise." - iTunes Review
  • "a muscular and hugely talented pop songwriter." - Uncut
  • "Inspired by…Elvis Costello, and backed by brilliant East Village friends of Rufus, Antony and such, Sage hits somewhere between the bed-sit and the cellarful of noise and it does you good." - MOJO
  • "Rachael Sage's talent and "what's a Jewish girl to do?" observations...could turn out to be the unlikely hit of Fringe 2009" - The Herald (Edinburgh)
  • "Rachael's elegant voice will give you chills down your spine." - Red
  • "Rachael Sage...one to watch in 2010" - Music.co.uk
About Rachael Sage:

Self-taught pianist, poet and producer Rachael Sage radiates what MOJO Magazine calls "warm, intelligent...New York indie charm". An innovative, improvisational keyboardist, she performs over 150 dates a year with her band The Sequins throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Recently named one of the Top 100 Independent Artists Of The Past 15 Years by Performing Songwriter magazine, Sage has shared the stage with Marc Cohn, Ani DiFranco, Colin Hay, The Animals and Judy Collins. A Grand Prize Winner in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (Rock) as well as a two-time Independent Music Award and OUTMusic Award winner, Rachael has earned a loyal following for her infectious melodies, poetic lyrics and often-outrageous, colorful stage banter.

Website: www.rachaelsage.com
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Aug 15-30 Edinburgh Fringe Festival - C Central Cabaret Bar Edinburgh, UK
Sept. 1 The Regal Room (The Distillers) Hammersmith, London, UK
Sept. 2 The Latest Brighton, UK
Sept. 4 The Spice of Life Soho, London, UK
Sept. 6 The Mercantile Bar & Grill Dublin, Ireland
Sept. 13 Mello Mello Liverpool, UK
Sept. 14 Jabez Clegg Manchester, UK
Oct. 8 Mad Donnas Decatur, GA
Oct. 9 Indiegrrl Festival Mineral Bluff, GA
Oct. 10 Eddie's Attic (with Susan Gibson) Decatur, GA
Oct. 21 MPressFest CMJ 2010 @ Gallery Bar New York, NY
Oct. 27 Cobden Club (BMI Showcase) London, UK
Oct. 28 Nearly Blues @ Troy Bar London, UK
Oct. 29 High Barn - Unplugged Great Bardfield, Essex, UK
Oct. 30 Slaughtered Lamb London, UK
Nov. 4 The Stables - Stage 2 Wavendon, Milton Keyes, UK
Nov. 12 The Usual Pub Houston, TX
Nov. 13 Poor Davids Pub Dallas, TX
Nov. 16 Lomas Tramway Library Albuquerque, NM
Nov. 17 Main Library Albuquerque, NM

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