Alyson

Greenfield

NEWS

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"Dreaming My Dreams" Premieres on Cover Me
Cover Me Premieres my cover of The Cranberries' "Dreaming My Dreams"
David Bowie Tribute: Joe's Pub
Photo by John Huntington
Ecstatic Music Festival 3/2
Performing as part of Rock N Shop at Ecstatic Music Festival at 1:30pm on 3/2. Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) headlines.
Love Bites @ Joe's Pub
Performing Peter Gabriel + Kate Bush duet "Don't Give Up" with Natti Vogel as part of Love Bites. Photos by John Huntington.
CMJ!
Catch me at CMJ 2015! 3 Shows!
POLYVOX live at CMJ 2015!
My side project with Joe McGinty will play CMJ 10.13 at The Rock Shop!
Bowery Electric
Performing at Bowery Electric with Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls, The Violent Femmes), Kieran Ledwidge (Miracles of Modern Science), Valerie Kuehne, and Kendra MacDevitt was thrilling!
Electro-Harmonix Video Shoot
I spent the last two weekends shooting a video for Electro-Harmonix for their newest pedal. Joe McGinty and I played a plethora of instruments and ran them through a bunch of pedals.

UPCOMING...

 

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!

TICKETS HERE

 

NOW...

 

Featured Vocals on SUNRISE

I collaborated with Hip-Hop/Electro crew Well Dressed Villains to provide the hook for their new single "Sunrise."Be sure to check it out HERE!

 

"Dreaming My Dreams" PREMIERES on Cover Me

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!

 

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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!

 

 

Knitting Factory 4/27 w/ Gaelynn Lea (NPR Tiny Desk Contest Winner!)

I am thrilled to be sharing the stage with the 2016 Tiny Desk Contest Winner Gaelynn Lea on April 27th at The Knitting Factory. This is Gaelynn's first New York performance, so get your tickets before they sell out!

TICKETS

 

GRAND OPENING OF GOLD SOUNDS 3/10 

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 and Bushwick Daily have to say about the new venue and the opening night!

Set Time : 7:30pm

 

Ecstatic Music Festival 3/2 @Kaufman Music Center

Performing an original set as part of Rock N Shop at Ecstatic Music Festival at the Kaufman Music Center! Sanal Leejean (Activator) joins me on drums. Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) headlines! 1:30pm Set. More info HERE.

 

David Bowie Tribute @Joe's Pub 2/18-2/20

Performing as part of The Loser's Lounge David Bowie Tribute at Joe's Pub 2/18-2/20.

 

Love Bites @ Joe's Pub 2/10

Singing a very special duet with Natti Vogel as part of LOVE BITES! Get tickets HERE!

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!! 2016!!!!!!

 

Rock N Shop 12/12

Playing Rock N Shop at The Paper Box in Brooklyn at 4:30pm! This is an all ages all day event! Sanal Leejean from Activator will join me on drums!

 

 

Live Video from Joe's Pub

Check out the live performance of a rendition of Carole King's "Crying in the Rain" with my Polyvox collaborator Joe McGinty that we played at the Brill Building Tribute!

https://youtu.be/SbTbfV486mw

 

 

CMJ 2015!

 

10/13 @The Rock Shop 8:30pm (POLYVOX set)

 

10/15 @Pete's Candy Store 9:15pm

 

10/16 @Black Bear Bar 4:00pm

 

*CMJ Show Details HERE.

 

LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOX 

William & Park has published my newest article about being a multi-faceted artist!  You can check it out HERE!

 

VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR 8/25

Performing in Video Killed the Radio Star at Duane Park at 8pm. More info HERE.

 

MADONNATHON 8/22

Returning to Brooklyn Bowl for Madonnathon! This year I'm singing the dramatic "Oh Father"! Get your tickets HERE before they sell out

 

THE WILD RIDE OF THE PASSION DRIVEN LIFE

I'm excited to announce that my first MULTIMEDIA article about living a passion driven life is here via Usspire. Read the article + download the song for free HERE!

 

NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL 6/13

I play on June 13th as part of the Whatever Blog/DJ Mojo Showcase! The Gutter- 200 N. 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY in Williamsburg at 8:45pm!

 

Headliners of Northside Festival include Neko Case, Built To Spill, Best Coast, Majical Cloudz, and Against Me! 

 

JOE'S PUB 6/11 & 6/12

Singing with The Loser's Lounge for the Devo vs. B-52's show 6/11, 7:00pm & 6/12, 7pm & 9:30pm.

 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 5/9

Performing music at the Posthumanism & Society Symposium Conference at New York University. More info HERE

 

JOE'S PUB APRIL 23 & 25th/ Joni Mitchell Tribute

Singing with The Loser's Lounge for the Joni Mitchell Tribute 4/23 & 4/25.  Two shows 4/25 at 6:30pm & 9:00pm!

 

JOE'S PUB March 4-7/ Blondie Vs. Pretenders

Singing with the The Loser's Lounge for the Blondie vs. Pretenders shows March 4-7. There is a special matinee show on Saturday 3/7. Check out all the details HERE

 

POLYVOX back at The Red Room @KGB Bar 1/15

POLYVOX (my electro side project with Joe McGinty) is back at The Red Room upstairs at The KGB Bar (85 E. 4th Street, NYC) along with Meredith Meyer and The Duchess & The Fox.  9PM. 

 

SUPER SLEUTHS/ Vimeo Staff Pack of the Week!

The short film Super Sleuths which premiered at SXSW 2014 is now a Vimeo Staff Pick of the Week! You can hear my song "Cavern" at 4:42. Check it out HERE! 

 

TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY @JOE'S PUB 12/11

I'm back singing with The Loser's Lounge for the Elvis Presley Tribute at Joe's Pub! December 11, 12, & 13! 

GET TICKETS!

 

POLYVOX at The Red Room @KGB Bar

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

Free

 

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!

Check it out here: 

http://www.artistdirect.com/entertainment-news/article/exclusive-video-premiere-alyson-greenfield-uncharted-places/11050641

 

Cameo Gallery/ July 17/UNCHARTED PLACES

VIDEO RELEASE!!!

*UNCHARTED PLACES VIDEO RELEASE + SHOW!

"Uncharted Places" was directed by David Franklin (Luscious Jackson, Lemonade). I can't wait for you to see this video chock full of 3D imaging!  Get your tickets and BE THERE!

TICKETS!

7/17; 93 N. 6th Street, 8:30PM, $8

 

WATCH THE UNCHARTED PLACES MUSIC VIDEO PREVIEW HERE: http://youtu.be/vkQdznZP8Pk

 

Hairstory Studio/ Purely Perfect Soundtrack

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

GET TICKETS!

 

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 the live video of 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!

4/3, 4/4, 4/5, 425 Lafayette Avenue, New York, NY

Get Tickets!

 

SXSW Film Festival 2014!

Hear my music in the new film Super Sleuths- World Premiere March 8 at SXSW 2014!

 

3/22- 8PM- Live Show @ Spike Hill, Brooklyn, NY

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!

Get Tickets! 

2/1, 336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY

 

TRIBUTE TO LOU REED @JOE'S PUB- 2/6 - 2/8, 7PM

Performing once again the The Loser's Lounge as they pay homage to Lou Reed. I will be singing an awesome Velvet Underground song! 

Get Tickets!

2/6, 2/7, 2/8, 425 Lafyette Avenue, New York, NY

 

MUSIC INDUSTRY SECRETS PANEL- 1/27, 7:30PM

I will be sitting on the Knitting Factory + ReverbNation Music Industry Secrets Panel about Booking and Touring with Talent Buyers from Highline Ballroom, Rocks Off, and The Knitting Factory.  

Get Tickets!

1/27, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn

 

KNITTING  FACTORY- 1/11,  MIDNIGHT

My first show of 2014 will be at the Knitting Factory! I'm on right at MIDNIGHT!  I'll be breaking out some electric guitar and also a new rap! Sharing the stage with indie-harpist Mikaela Davis!

GET TICKETS!

1/11, $10, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn

 

NOISE  COLLECTIVE  - 12/11, 8PM

I'm very excited to be a Spotlight Guest at Noise Collectctive's December 11th Event! It's free and there will be a great musical community spirit present! 

12/11, FREE, 25 Avenue B, NY, NY

MORE INFO

 

PETE'S  CANDY  STORE - 12/12, 10PM

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!

11/1, 5pm. TICKETS.

More Information about Tinderbox!

 

DANIELLE & CORN MO'S VARIETY SHOW

@Rockwood  Music  Hall

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 with Nellie 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.

GET TICKETS!

 

ABBA TRIBUTE

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.

GET TICKETS!

 

POLYVOX

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 with Electro-Harmonix!  Check out our debut video (that already has over 25,000 views!) and download the song on Itunes or Bandcamp!

 

WILL & WHIT BOOK LAUNCH @HOUSING WORKS

I'm very excited to be performing at the Book Launch event for WILL & WHIT - the new graphic novel from friend and artistic collaborator Laura Lee Gulledge (Paige By Paige). 5/15, 7PM.

 

ELECTRO-HARMONIX

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!

 

BOWERY ELECTRIC

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.

 

PRJOECT INKBLOT INTERVIEW

Check out the most honest and raw interview I have given about running the Tinderbox Music Festival.

 

DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

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!

 

WNYC SOUNDCHECK

I was honored to be WNYC'S Gig Alert of the day for my gig at The Knitting Factory. Check it out!