Nellie McKay

Thu May 24 2018

8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill

6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

All Ages

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    Sister Orchid marks Nellie‘s 7th label release in just 31 years. Her previous albums include Get Away From My Head, Pretty Little Villagers, Obligatory Pie, Normal as Home: A Tribute to My Day, Sweet Mobile and Blueberry Reader. All have been reasonably well-received. 

    The following actually happened:  On Broadway she won a Theatre World Award for her portrayal of Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, she also co-created and starred in the award winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats, and has written and produced musical biographies around a compelling gallery of ladies – from environmental pioneer Rachel Carson to the life, conviction, and execution at San Quentin of underdog Barbara Graham, and most recently The Big Molinsky – Considering Joan Rivers, as well as A GIRL NAMED BILL – The Life and Times of Billy Tipton, named one of the Best Concerts of the Year by The New York Times

    Nellie‘s big-screen work includes roles in PS I Love You and Downtown Express – she contributed movie music to Rumor Has ItMonster-in-LawGaslandLast Holiday, and Private Life.  In the world of TV her music has been heard on Mad MenBoardwalk EmpireWeedsGrey’s AnatomyNCISNurse Jackie, and SMILF, and she has appeared on TV shows including The Late Show with David LettermanConanFerguson, & The View. Nellie has made numerous radio appearances on NPR’s Mountain StageA Prairie Home CompanioneTown, and Marion McPartland’s Piano Jazz. The Chase Brock Experience produced a ballet of her 3rd album, Obligatory Villagers, and her writing has appeared in The OnionInterview, and The New York Times Book Review

    Nellie is a recipient of PETA’s Humanitarian Award and The Humane Society’s Doris Day Music Award in recognition of her dedication to animal rights. She would like to be friends with Russia, the country with the most nuclear weapons in the world.  We must all be very kind to one another.

Catalina Bar & Grill

Nellie McKay

Thu May 24 2018 8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill Hollywood CA
Nellie McKay
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All Ages

Nellie McKay

Pop

Sister Orchid marks Nellie‘s 7th label release in just 31 years. Her previous albums include Get Away From My Head, Pretty Little Villagers, Obligatory Pie, Normal as Home: A Tribute to My Day, Sweet Mobile and Blueberry Reader. All have been reasonably well-received. 

The following actually happened:  On Broadway she won a Theatre World Award for her portrayal of Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, she also co-created and starred in the award winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats, and has written and produced musical biographies around a compelling gallery of ladies – from environmental pioneer Rachel Carson to the life, conviction, and execution at San Quentin of underdog Barbara Graham, and most recently The Big Molinsky – Considering Joan Rivers, as well as A GIRL NAMED BILL – The Life and Times of Billy Tipton, named one of the Best Concerts of the Year by The New York Times

Nellie‘s big-screen work includes roles in PS I Love You and Downtown Express – she contributed movie music to Rumor Has ItMonster-in-LawGaslandLast Holiday, and Private Life.  In the world of TV her music has been heard on Mad MenBoardwalk EmpireWeedsGrey’s AnatomyNCISNurse Jackie, and SMILF, and she has appeared on TV shows including The Late Show with David LettermanConanFerguson, & The View. Nellie has made numerous radio appearances on NPR’s Mountain StageA Prairie Home CompanioneTown, and Marion McPartland’s Piano Jazz. The Chase Brock Experience produced a ballet of her 3rd album, Obligatory Villagers, and her writing has appeared in The OnionInterview, and The New York Times Book Review

Nellie is a recipient of PETA’s Humanitarian Award and The Humane Society’s Doris Day Music Award in recognition of her dedication to animal rights. She would like to be friends with Russia, the country with the most nuclear weapons in the world.  We must all be very kind to one another.