Joan Osborne & The Weepies
Sun, March 29 @ 7:00 pm
Heartfelt Indie Rock
Joan Osborne is known for her gritty, blues-based rock sound, passionate performance, and emotionally evocative songwriting. Her style first attracted notice in the early 1990s among the vibrant scene of rootsy new acts in New York City and her breakthrough album in 1995 included the chart-topping single “One of Us.” A sought-after collaborator and versatile performer, she has shared the stage with a wide range of legendary artists including Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Emmylou Harris, Luciano Pavarotti and the Chieftains.
Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed American indie band The Weepies. Their heartfelt songwriting and distinctive harmonies reach straight into the hearts of their fans and have helped them sell more than avmillion records over 10 years. The Weepies’ original songs appear in more than 150 placements across the media spectrum, including movies, TV shows, commercials, and original education programming for PBS Kids.
“Osborne is known for her rich, soulful songs and passionate performances.” — Forbes
“[The Weepies offer] more than the usual pleasant melodies and harmonies that come with folk rock. each song delivers an intimate, and emotionally charged feel.” – Atwood Magazine