RICHARD BARONE "Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village in the 1960s" with Steve Addabbo & special guest beccs at Passim

Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:00pm

Richard Barone is an acclaimed recording artist, performer, producer, and author. Since pioneering the indie rock scene in Hoboken, NJ as frontman for The Bongos, Barone has produced countless studio recordings and worked with artists in every musical genre. He has recently collaborated with Tony Visconti, Beach Boy Al Jardine, Sean Lennon, Dion, John Sebastian, Alejandro Escovedo, Jill Sobule, and Donovan, as well as Moby, the late Lou Reed, and American folk icon Pete Seeger. He has scored shows and staged all-star concert events at Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and the SXSW Music Festival. His memoir Frontman: Surviving The Rock Star Myth was published by Hal Leonard Books. His latest album “Sorrows & Promises” was produced by Steve Addabbo and celebrates the early 1960s music scene of Greenwich Village, where Barone lives. He is affiliated with the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University.

Steve Addabbo is known as a Grammy winning producer, musician, writer, recording engineer and owner of Shelter Island Sound Recording studio in NYC. Steve’s production and engineering work on Suzanne Vega’s first two albums set a new standard for the singer songwriter genre and helped pave the way for artists like Shawn Colvin, Tracy Chapman and others. Suzanne’s second album, Solitude Standing, with the worldwide hits Luka and Tom’s Diner went multiplatinum. Steve also co-produced Shawn Colvin’s Grammy Award winning debut album, Steady On. Recent projects include mixing Bob Dylan’s Bootleg X, Another Self Portrait, unreleased recordings from 1970, mixing all 400+ tracks from the 2017 Grammy winning Bob Dylan Bootleg XII, The Cutting Edge, Jeff Buckley’s recent posthumous release from 1993, You and I, Richard Barone’s newly released Sorrows and Promises and Steve’s own debut album, Out of Nothing.

beccs is a Brooklyn based musician from Boston. Hailed as The Deli Magazine’s Artist Of the Month (NYC, December 2016) and NYLON Magazine’s new “favorite cool girl” with a “one-of-a-kind voice” who “screams originality” by the Huffington Post. Her richly dynamic music tackles recovery and women’s empowerment. With an evolving soul, alternative, woman-centric style, beccs lures listeners into a dynamic shared experience of self-exploration and celebration. Her debut release ‘Unfound Beauty’ was produced by Richard Barone and recorded by Steve Addabbo.

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