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Keren Ann, Special guest David Safran - 7/26
at City Winery Chicago
About Keren Ann
Singer-songwriter, composer, sound designer and producer Keren Ann Zeidel has released six solo albums up to date 101 (2011), Keren Ann (2007), Nolita (2005), Not Going Anywhere (2003), La Disparition (2002), La Biographie De Luka Philipsen (2000). She has provided diverse soundtracks including a recent original score for Eytan Fox's latest feature Yossi, and songs for TV series (Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under, Big Love). Her songs are performed by many internationally acclaimed artists including Jane Birkin, Francoise Hardy, Rosa Pasos, Henri Salvador and Iggy Pop. Her first Opera Red Waters co-written with Bardi Johansson was produced by The Opera de Rouen and performed in 4 different Opera houses around France.
About David Safran
David Safran is a Chicago-based writer, singer, and musician. He is best known for writing "provocative, stunning songs crammed with ironies, unforgettable lines, and a wickedly dry wit." (Chicago Artists Resource.) WBEZ called him a “rising musician…he’s still somewhat under the radar, but his forthcoming album ‘Delicate Parts’ could change that.” Safran’s shows have been chosen as noteworthy events by WTTW's Chicago Tonight, The Chicago Reader, NME, Brooklyn Vegan and have been named NBC's Pick and Time Out Chicago's Critics' Pick. Safran was the featured performer at Fashion Focus 2012 – his songs appearing at runway shows and fashion events. In addition, he curated “A Toast to Freedom,” a benefit concert honoring Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary. In early 2013, David Safran lent his voice to an Adidas Argentina ad campaign.