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Kimmel Center Presents in Association with The Bowery Presents

The Strings/Keys Incident - An Evening with Joanna Newsom

Friday
Sep 06, 2019
Saturday
Sep 07, 2019
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Overview

This fall, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Joanna Newsom will be playing for the first time in a long time in Philadelphia. These will be rare and intimate performances by Joanna alone: solo voice, harp and piano.

 Newsom was classically trained on the harp in her youth, and began her musical career as a keyboardist in San Francisco-based indie band The Pleased.  Her song “Sapokanikan”, off her third album Divers, earned her a spot on NPR’s “The 200 greatest songs by 21st century women.” Newsom is known for her lyrical depth and unique vocals and was named “the best-known harpist in American indie music” by Rolling Stone.  

 

 

“Joanna Newsom is the 21st century’s timeless voice” – NPR

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Run Time: 2 Hours

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