Richard Shindell at City Vineyard - 4/25

Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:00pm Doors / 8:30pm Start / Ends 10:00pm (estimated end time)
Tue Apr 25 2017

Richard Shindell at City Vineyard - 4/25

at City Winery New York City

Doors:
4:00pm
Starts:
8:30pm
Ends:
10:00pm (estimated end time)

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ABOUT VOICES ON THE HUDSON

This winter, City Vineyard (233 West St in Hudson River Park) will transform into a cozy, intimate music venue where acclaimed national touring artists will perform against the gorgeous background of the Hudson River and the downtown NYC skyline. These special shows will be limited to 100 guests who will also be able to enjoy the new winter bistro menu and a full bar before, during and after the show. SEE THE FULL LINEUP HERE

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

Originally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York’s Hudson Valley, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be.

 

From his first record, Sparrow’s Point (1992) to his current release, Careless (September 2016),Shindell has explored the possibilities offered by this most elastic and variable of cultural confections: the song. The path that led him to songwriting was both circuitous and direct.

 

Taking up the guitar at the age of eight, he listened but imagined that composing a song was out of the question. After college and a nine month stint in a Zen Buddhist community in Upstate New York, he headed to Europe with his guitar, finding something not approaching a livelihood performing in the Paris Metro, where he discovered “I loved the acoustics in those tunnels, but only when they were empty.”