- Iowa City, IA
Rachael Sage is a soulful vocalist and innovative multi-instrumentalist who has earned a loyal following with her dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work, expressive vocals and improvisational audience interaction. Joy!, Rachael’s first holiday EP, is a playful folk-pop collection featuring a cover of the classic “Joy To The World” – an uptempo re-vamp with a tinge of Americana twang. Other tracks include Sage’s original Hanukkah song “Tchatchkes & Latkes”, and her first Yiddish recording, “Umru Meine”. Sage has shared stages with Judy Collins, Shawn Colvin, Dar Williams, Beth Hart, Colin Hay, and Ani DiFranco. She’s received numerous songwriting awards including The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (Grand Prize) and several Independent Music Awards. A record-breaking 22 placements on Lifetime’s TV series Dance Moms have resulted in 10 million+ YouTube views. Look for Rachael’s forthcoming album Myopia, out this Spring on MPress Records/ILS/Caroline.
“One part Elton John, one part Kate Bush” — Uncut
"Her keen ironic sense of humor and quirky sense of the profound is what makes her special as a songwriter“ — Billboard.com
Pop | Indie Rock
Sage Opens For Judy Collins at Englert Theatre
Four-time Independent Music Award Winner Rachael Sage opens for the legendary Judy Collins at Engert Theatre in downtown Iowa City, IA on Thursday, June 19 at 8 PM. Sage makes this stop along her EP release tour celebrating "New Destination", available worldwide now. Sage will bring her unique brand of infectious melodies and poetic lyrics to the stage via her innovative keyboard playing and delicate guitar work.
Produced by Sage and Barb Morrison (Deborah Harry, Rufus Wainwright), "New Destination" features four brand new chamber-pop gems, and showcases her touring band The Sequins. The title track, which premiered in American Songwriter, is available for free download here. The EP is available now for order.
“One part Elton John, one part Kate Bush” (UNCUT), Sage has had an illustrious career as an independent artist, praised by the likes of The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and MOJO. She has shared the stage with Eric Burdon, Ani DiFranco, Marc Cohn, Sarah McLachlan, Judy Collins and Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey). Her songs have appeared on MTV, HBO, the “Fame” soundtrack, and the current season of LifetimeTV’s #1 reality series, “Dance Moms." Sage has made a name for herself as one of the most active touring artists in indie music with her dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work and soulful vocals. Billboard has said “her keen ironic sense of humor and quirky sense of the profound is what makes her special as a songwriter" and RollingStone.com called her a“genuine talent.”
|Concert Start Time:||08:00 PM|
|Venue St. Address:||221 E Washington St|
|Venue City, State:||Iowa City, IA|
|Venue Link:||Click here|
|Ticket Price(s):||$35-55 Reserved Seating|
|Ticket Phone:||(319) 688-2653 ext. 1|
|Ticket URL:||Click here|
|Event Notes:||Opening for Judy Collins|