Podcast with Singer/Songwriter RACHAEL SAGE

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Indie singer/songwriter/producer Rachael Sage is honored to have caught the eye of one of music’s legendary artists, Judy Collins. Collins has hand-picked Sage to perform at New York’s renowned Café Carlyle, on September 22nd. The 10:45pm show by Sage will be a stand-alone concert following Collins’ residency performance, which will take place earlier that evening.


Rachael Sage at Café Carlyle
35 East 76th Street
Saturday, September 22nd — 10:45pm — $30
For tickets and information on pricing: 212-744-1600


For Sage, a long-time New Yorker and a singer-songwriter of growing acclaim, her burgeoning relationship with an artist of Collins’ stature is a dream come true. In addition to the high-profile Carlyle invitation, Collins has recently presented Sage on a series of U.S. tour dates, and an itinerary of upcoming joint appearances follows below.


Judy Collins has shown a long-standing love for singer-songwriters. She was one of the first to bring the works of Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Webb and others to the forefront of pop music, and she continues support legit up-and-coming artists such as Rachael Sage. Collins praised:


“Rachael Sage is a marvelous young artist – and I am a fan! “Haunted By You” has a beauty that shines through her lyrics and melodies– poignant, tender and tough. These are stories from the heart that will lift you up and carry you to places you had never dreamed.” Judy Collins


As for what to expect at her Café Carlyle debut, Sage is likely to embrace the room’s legacy of elegance, and place her focus on the power of her songwriting. She is known for an engaging theatricality all her own, and, while not a Broadway/Cabaret artist, Sage is no stranger to the impact of the genre and has great respect for the Carlyle’s history of notable performers.


Sage’s two Edinburgh Fringe Festival one-woman shows, her Joe’s Pub appearances (including the holiday-themed “Tchatchkes & Latkes”), her acting background (she studied at The Actors Studio and The New York Shakespeare Lab at The Public Theater), all combine to create a singer-songwriter with a compelling stage presence. She has been covered by THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE HUFFINGTON POST, TIME OUT NY, AMERICAN SONGWRITER, M MUSIC & MUSICIANS MAGAZINE, ALL MUSIC, iTUNES EDITORIAL, GAY CITY NEWS, and more. Visit her Press Page to read key coverage:http://rachaelsage.com/press-kit/press-clips


More about Rachael Sage:
A soulful vocalist and innovative keyboardist, singer/songwriter and producer Rachael Sage has become one of the busiest touring artists in independent music, performing 150+ dates a year throughout the US, UK, Europe and Asia.

She has earned a loyal following for her infectious melodies, poetic lyrics, and often-outrageous, colorful stage banter. Sage has shared stages with Sarah McLachlan, Colin Hay, Marshall Crenshaw, Marc Cohn, The Animals and Ani DiFranco.

MPress Records released “Haunted By You” in May 2012. With special guest appearances by Dar Williams, Mike Visceglia (Suzanne Vega), David Immergluck (Counting Crows), Doug Yowell (Duncan Sheik) and more, it was produced by Sage and mixed by Kevin Killen (U2, Elvis Costello).


Upcoming Rachael Sage tour dates include:
Date Venue City, ST Special
Sep 8th Shalin Liu Performance Center Rockport, MA with Judy Collins
Sept 9th Shalin Liu Performance Center Rockport, MA with Judy Collins
Sept 14th The Stephen Talkhouse Amagansett, NY with Jann Klose
Sept 22nd The Carlyle New York, NY at the invitation of Judy Collins
Sept 23rd Live In Your Living Room NYC Festival Brooklyn, NY
Oct 4th The State Theatre Ithaca, NY with Judy Collins
Oct 5th Phleps Mansion Museum Binghamton, NY
Oct 6th Fargo Theater Fargo, ND with Judy Collins
Oct 7th Babcock Theater Billings, MT with Judy Collins
Oct 12th Belle Mehus Auditorium Bismark, ND with Judy Collins
Oct 17th Rockwood Music Hall New York, NY MPressFest CMJ 2012
Oct 19th Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry, NH with Al Stewart
Oct 21st Infinity Music Hall Norfolk, CT with Al Stewart
Oct 24th Club Passim Cambridge, MA with Al Stewart
Oct 27th Island Arts Centre Lisburn, N-IRL with Judy Collins
Oct 28th The Lyric Theatre Belfast, N-IRL with Judy Collins
Oct 29th Down Arts Centre Downpatrick, N-IRL with Judy Collins
Oct 31st City Winery New York, NY with Al Stewart
Nov 3 The Birchmere Alexandria, VA with Al Stewart
Nov 7th The Castle Hotel Manchester, UK
Nov 8th The Elgin London, UK
Nov 9th The High Barn Great Bardfield, UK
Nov 10th The Railway Venue Bolton, UK with Never Forever
Nov 12th Kitchen Garden Café Birmingham, UK
Nov 20th CC Muziekcafe Amsterdam, NL
Nov 25th Club Barinton Cologne, DE
Dec 2 Mocha Maya’s Shelburne Falls, MA
Dec 3 Town Hall Theater Middlebury, VT with Judy Collins
Dec 4 Radio Bean Burlington, VT
Dec 5 The Flying Monkey Plymouth, NH with Judy Collins
Dec 10 The Wood Theatre Glen Falls, NY with Judy Collins
Dec 15 The Museum at Bethel Woods Bethel, NY with Judy Collins