Christine Lavin's 25th Anniversary Concert: What Was I (Ever!) Thinking at the Triple Door
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The last date listed for Christine Lavin's 25th Anniversary Concert: What Was I (Ever!) Thinking was Thursday February 17, 2011 / 7:30pm (Doors Open at 5:30pm).
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Together now for more than a decade, bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson and drummer David King -- otherwise known as the Bad Plus -- are famed for their fearless mix of improvisational jazz with an indie-rock ethos. They're also known for their adventurous reworkings of pop, classical and even country tunes ranging from Ornette Coleman to Black Sabbath to Nirvana. Their most recent album, Never Stop, consists of entirely new originals and covers a range of musical styles from swing to '80s techno. Learn More
There is a parking garage literally RIGHT next to the venue. I don't recall the cost sadly (average for the area I think), but I will say it was very well guarded and if you do us it, remember to take your ticket with you as it is your key for elevator use! Also Parking technically begins on the 3rd level.Dirty Bourbon River Show travel • Aug 19 2014 star this tip starred
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I hadn't seen Christine perform in a long time... It was wonderful to see her again!! and the 2 other performers were good too. I wouldn't mind another venue without such expensive fare, and where Chris would sell her merch and do more of a meet and greet, but that's just me : )
For sure, go with valet parking. street parking is very scarce and it's only $2 more than parking yourself!!!
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This was the first time I've seen Ms. Lavin in person, and she was wonderful!! A fun show that can appeal to just about anyone. The venue was good...not many bad seats in the house. Some areas were a little crowded together. It's best to valet...continued
Quotes & Highlights
Hear Lavin’s music at her website.
Lavin’s “Regretting What I Said to You When You Called Me 11:00 On a Friday Morning to Tell Me that at 1:00 Friday Afternoon You’re Gonna Leave Your Office, Go Downstairs, Hail a Cab to Go Out to the Airport to Catch a Plane to Go Skiing in the Alps for Two Weeks, Not that I Wanted to Go With You, I Wasn’t Able to Leave Town, I’m Not a Very Good Skier, I Couldn’t Expect You to Pay My Way, But After Going Out With You for Three Years I DON’T Like Surprises!! Subtitled: A Musical Apology” features the longest title of any commercially released song.
Christine Lavin is a singer/songwriter/guitarist/recording artist living in New York. She has recorded 20 solo albums [latest: _Cold Pizza For Breakfast _on Yellow Tail Records]. She has also produced nine compilation CDs showcasing the work of dozens of songwriters whose work she loves — one of them, the food-themed _One Meat Ball, _includes a 96-page cookbook that Christine edited.
For four years she hosted “Slipped Disks” on xm satellite radio, playing CDs slipped to her backstage by compatriots, and is the occasional guest host for the City Folk Sunday Breakfast Show on WFUV-FM at Fordham University. She also writes freelance for various publications (including T_he Washington Post, The St. Petersburg Times, The Performing Songwriter_, and Delta “Sky” Magazine). Her song “Amoeba Hop” has been turned into a science/music book by illustrator Betsy Franco Feeney (Puddle Jump Press), received the stamp of approval from The International Society of Protistologists, and a “Best Book Award” from the American Association for The Advancement of Science.
The new book The Pluto Files, The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet, written by Neil deGrasse Tyson, head of the Hayden Planetarium in NYC, includes the complete lyrics to Christine’s song “Planet X,” which details Pluto’s history and planetary status debate in rhyme. The book is published by W.W. Norton. And Christine got a “D” in Astronomy in college (see kids? You CAN make up for the mistakes of your youth).
Christine performs concerts all over the US, Canada, and points beyond, and hosts knitting circles backstage prior to each show. Songs of hers have been performed by artists as diverse as Broadway stars Betty Buckley, Sutton Foster, and David Burnham, cabaret divas Andrea Marcovicci, Barbara Brussell, and Colleen McHugh, the college a cappella Dartmouth Decibelles, and The Accidentals, winners of the National Harmony Sweepstakes championship.