Cover Me has reached its 10th anniversary and to celebrate, Founder Ray Padgett (Author of the new critically acclaimed book Cover Me) has released a musical compilation of 25 songs that are more well known for their covers than their originals. I covered "What A Man"-- a song popularized by Salt-N-Pepa, but originally sang by Linda Lyndell. The compilation is free and you can hear my guitar + banjo version HERE!
Huffington Post + People Magazine!
She's So Boss is currently featured in both People Magazine and the Huffington Post! Click here to read the article on Huffington Postto find out more about the book and why I was included in it!
New Book: She's So Boss
I'm thrilled to be featured in the new book She's So Boss by LA Times Best Selling Author Stacy Kravitz. Part of the book profiles my singer/songwriter career and my time running Tinderbox Music Festival. Check it out at a bookstore near you!
Cover Me Premieres my cover of The Cranberries' "Dreaming My Dreams"! Cover Me says "She's finally back with a new cover...The swirling textures of her oddball keyboard arsenal bring an appropriately dreamy backing to the lilting melody."
*DOWNLOAD the track for FREE exclusively through COVER ME HERE!
Teen Vogue X Hairstory
Excited to once again collaborate musically with Hairstory! This time with Teen Vogue! You can hear my music in Wes and Ella's makeover videos HERE!
Bee Gees Tribute @Joe's Pub 10/22 & 23
Joe McGinty and I will be performing a POLYVOX (electronic reimagining) of the Bee Gee's song "Holiday"!
Tune In! Turn Up! Activism + Music 3/5
Tune In! Turn Up! A Day of Activism and Music is happening on March 5, 2017! Kicking off at 2:00pm with a panel including Sabrina Chap (Letters To The Revolution) and Jenna Bitar (ACLU) & music including Sara Landau (The Julie Ruin), Wild Yawp & Much More! All proceeds go to Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter, & The Anti Violence Project!
Return to Rockwood + Video Release 2/3
Returning to Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3 (185 Orchard Street, NYC) to play a set of piano tunes and debut my new soundscape film "Sometimes You Need Another Ocean." Get Tickets HERE!
Philly Soul Tribute at Joe's Pub 2/10
Singing with The Loser's Lounge at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette, NYC). Get Tickets HERE!
Elton John Tribute 12/15 & 12/16 @ Joe's Pub
Joining The Loser's Lounge to sing "I'm Still Standing" for the Elton John Tribute at Joe's Pub Thursday and Friday!
Prince Tribute 10/22 @ Joe's Pub
Singing with The Loser's Lounge at Joe's Pub for 3 shows on Saturday, 10/22.
Cake Shop 6/15
Playing Cake Shop in the Lower East Side at 8:30pm on Wednesday, June 15!
Brian Wilson/Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary Tribute
I will be singing "Hang On To Your Ego" from Pet Sounds at The Loser's Lounge Tribute to Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys on Thursday, June 2 at Joe's Pub. 7:00PM.
Figment Festival 6/5
I will be playing the Main Stage at Figment Festival on Governor's Island on Sunday June 5 at 2:30pm. Figment brings art and music to the entire Island. The festival is Free and All Ages. More info HERE!
Northside Festival 6/11
Very excited to be back at Northside Festival-- the summer music fest that takes over North Brooklyn! This year the headliners include Brian Wilson, Conor Oberst, Grandmaster Flash and more! I play Saturday June 11 at 8PM at Gold Sounds in Bushwick. More about Northside HERE!
LIONEL RICHIE TRIBUTE @JOE'S PUB 4/14-4/16
Singing with The Loser's Lounge for the Lionel Ritchie Tribute at Joe's Pub!
Playing the Grand Opening of the new Bushwick venue Gold Sounds (44 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn). Sharing the bill with Mattie Safer (formerly of The Rapture). Free & Open Bar. Check out what Bedford & Bowery andBushwick Daily have to say about the new venue and the opening night!
POLYVOX is back for our 2nd live show November 19th at The Red Room @KGB Bar along with Anna Copa Cabanna and The Duchess & The Fox.
MERCURY LOUNGE NOV. 4
Playing a set at Mercury Lounge opening for PEP on Novemeber 4th at 9:30PM. I'll be playing guitar, glockenspiel, and floor tom!
POLYVOX at Housing Works/ OCT. 15/ 7PM
POLYVOX- My synthy project with Joe McGinty- has its first LIVE set at Housing Works October 15th as part of an event with Rolling Stone Writer Rob Sheffield for Author Darcey Steinke's new book SISTER GOLDEN HAIR.
ROXY MUSIC/BRIAN ENO TRIBUTE @Joe's Pub
I'm back at Joe's Pub October 16, 17, 18 with The Loser's Lounge for the Roxy Music/Brian Eno Tribute! These shows sell out fast so get your tickets HERE asap!
OFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE/ OCT. 23
Tinderbox Arts (the organization I founded) hosts a CMJ Showcase of awesome music from 9pm-12am with Sylvana Joyce & The Moment, Janna Pelle, The Looking, Fiona Silver, and Shayna Leigh.
GREAT REVIEWS /"HERE COMES THE REIGN AGAIN"
The reviews are coming in from The Huffington Post to Goldmine Magazine about the new 80's cover album "Here Comes The Reign Again" featuring Rachael Yamagata, Chris Collingwood, Taylor Locke, Tracy Bonham, and more. Eytan Mirskey (American Splendor, Happiness) and I covered Howard Jones' "No One Is To Blame" for the album and the press has been digging our "delightfully soulful" (Goldmine) rendition of the song.
FASHION WEEK VIDEO FEAT. "UNCHARTED PLACES"
Hairstory's New York Fashion Week Video features "Uncharted Places" a bunch. Check it out HERE!
BAR MATCHLESS/ Sept. 10/ 8PM
Playing The Whatever Blog Party at Bar Matchless on Sept. 10 at 8pm. Going on right after the buzzy all female Hasidic rock band Bulletproof Stockings. Check out the AOL piece on Bulletproof Stockings HERE!
BreakThru Radio TV: Hear & There
BreakThru Radio TV had me perform "Uncharted Places" live in a Brooklyn backyard for their Hear & There Series. Check it out HERE!
Hotel Chantelle/ July 31/11PM
Special Set with Shane Maux = Raps + Dreams
92 Ludlow Street, New York, NY
Madonnathan/ August 17 / Brooklyn Bowl
Biggest Madonna Party of the year. It always sells out so get your tickets now. I'm singing LIVE TO TELL!
61 Wythe Street, Brooklyn, NY
ARTISTdirect Premieres "Uncharted Places" Music Video
ARTISTDirect premieres the "Uncharted Places" Music Video!
My Song "Guitar Xperiment" provides the soundtrack for the new Purely Perfect (all natural) cleansing creme! Check it out HERE!
Talking Heads Tribute @Joe's Pub June 5-7
I'm back with The Loser's Lounge at Joe's Pub for The Talking Heads Tribute shows! Hope to see you there!
6/5, 6/6, 6/7; 425 Lafayette Avenue, New York, NY
Brooklyn Night Bazaar May 30th, 8pm
Playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar May 30th alongside Heartsrevolution, Ninjasonik, and Demetra! Performing with collaborators Interroben & Nate Morgan.
5/30; 165 Banker Street, Brooklyn, NY, 8pm, FREE
"Get Closer" Video
Check out thelive videoof me singing Linda Ronstadt's "Get Closer" at Joe's Pub! Backed up by the amazing McGinty 7!
The Loser's Lounge: Linda Ronstadt vs. Carly Simon
I'm back at Joe's Pub with The Loser's Lounge April 3-5. I will be singing Linda Ronstadt's song "Get Closer" at each show! There are many special guests at each show and Thursday's show features Nina Persson of The Cardigans!
w/ Beach Arabs, Bree & The Whatevers, Their Planes
BROOKLYN ARTS COUNCIL "WE HEART ARTISTS" - 2/11, 7PM
Performing on the piano at the Old Stone House for Brooklyn Arts Council's "We Heart Artists Party- Celebrating Brooklyn's Artists and the People Who Love Them"! Drinks & Sweets from Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Soda Works, and The Chocolate Room included in ticket price!
I'm so excited to join Fiona Silver for a musical holiday party at one of the coziest places in Brooklyn- Pete's Candy Store! *THIS WILL BE the LAST OFFICIAL ALYSON GREENFIELD SHOW OF 2013 so I hope you can join me for new songs, hot drinks, good friends, and a celebration of 2013!
12/12, FREE, 709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY
BEST NEW BANDS
Check out what BEST NEW BANDS has to say about Tinderbox Music Festival and my performance at it where they say I am "channelling some Tori Amos."
TINDERBOX MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013
NOVEMBER 1 / 8PM SET
The music festival I founded in 2010 is back for its 4th year! This year's fest takes place at Music Hall of Williamsburg and features Deerhoof, Elizabeth & The Catapult, Awkwafina and about 15 other female artists/female fronted bands on 2 stages! Deerhoof sold out Music Hall of Williamsburg last year, so I advise you to get your tickets as soon as you can! Show starts at 5pm. I will play at 8pm!
So excited to be part of this stellar line-up at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 for Danielle Eva Schwob and Corn Mo's Sunday Night Variety Show featuring former members of the Polyphonic Spree, Antibalas, and more. This is going to be an incredible, eclectic night and it is FREE! 9/29, 9PM.
T.E.A.L. WALK/RUN @ PROESPECT PARK BANDSHELL
On Saturday September 7th the T.E.A.L. Walk/Run for Ovarian Cancer will take place in Brooklyn and will end at the Prospect Park Bandshell. I will be performing at the finish line in the Bandshell. Learn more about T.E.A.L. and sign up for the Walk/Run HERE. 9/7, 11AM.
OKIE LOVE RELIEF CONCERT
Excited to play the Okie Love Relief Concert at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2 with great bands Young Unkowns, Jessie Kilguss, Great Lakes, and more! All of the money raised from the concert will go to Central/Western Oklahoma Red Cross and the Humane Society of Central that are helping to rebuild Central Oklahoma after the May tornadoes. Come hear music and support the cause! Check out what Time Out New York says! 8/25, 6PM.
JOE'S PUB W/ NELLIE MCAY
I'm very excited to once again share the stage withNellie McKay for an awesome night celebrating the release of the Soundtrack (Roc-Elle Records) for 10-time Emmy Award winner David Grubin's new film Downtown Express, starring Philippe Quint and Nellie McKay. Also performing will be Mieka Pauley and Michael Bacon (The Bacon Brothers).6/24, 9PM.
I'm back performing with the Loser's Lounge at Joe's Pub infor the ABBA Tribute. I'll be performing "Name of the Game" as POLYVOX- my new side project with Loser's Lounge Founder Joe McGinty! 6/21, 7PM & 9:30PM. 6/22 6:30PM & 9:00PM.
I have a new synthy side project with Joe McGinty (Psychadelic Furs, The Loser's Lounge). We have just released our first single and video for "Get On The Bus" which was made in conjunction withElectro-Harmonix! Check out our debut video (that already has over 25,000 views!) and download the song onItunes or Bandcamp!
Check out the Behind-The-Scenes photos for the new video Joe McGinty and I made for Electro-Harmonix's new 8-Step Program. We're experimenting with all sorts of synths and pedals and I can't wait for you to see it!
Performing at The Looking's CD Release Party on April 26th at Bowery Electric with special guests Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls), Kieran Ledwidge (Miracles of Modern Science), Valerie Kuehne, and Kendra MacDevitt was awesome! 4/26. 9:30PM.
ELVIS COSTELLO TRIBUTE @ JOE'S PUB
I return to Joe's Pub to sing with The Loser's Lounge for the Elvis Costello Tribute April 18th!4/18, 7PM.
The first music video I ever directed is now out! I was honored to work with artist Rachael Sage to help make her beautiful song "Invisible Light" come to life. Check out the premiere and the behind-the-scenes video on Curve!