Thursday, February 16, 2023

An Evening with Erin McKeown

Erin McKeown

About An Evening with Erin McKeown

deCordova Sculplture Park and Museum is pleased to present a musical performance with Erin McKeown.

Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for their prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. Their brash and clever electric guitar playing is something to see. Their singing voice is truly unique —clear, cool, and collected. Over the last 20 years, they have performed around the world, released 11 full length albums, and written for film, television, and theater, all the while refining their distinctive and challenging mix of American musical forms.

Erin’s first musical, Miss You Like Hell, written with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, opened Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in 2018. It was nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Lyrics, Best Music and Best Orchestrations, and The Wall Street Journal named it Best Musical of 2018.

Leading their own band, Erin has performed at Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, and the Newport Folk Festivals. A familiar presence on NPR and the BBC, McKeown’s songs have also appeared in numerous commercials and television shows.

Erin’s latest album KISS OFF KISS is out now, and they are a 2022-23 fellow at The University of Chicago’s Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.

Concert begins at 7PM, Doors Open 6:30PM

This concert will take place in the Dewey Family Hall located on the third floor of the deCordova Museum. Enter through the main museum entrance and staff will greet you and direct you.

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