70 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211

The Escape Artist: starring John Kelly with special guest Carol Lipnik and musical director John DiPintoPerformance artist John Kelly brings his multi-octave voice to a series of original songs that reflect his obsession with the paintings of Caravaggio. Having brought to life characters ranging from Egon Schiele to Joni Mitchell, this group of songs form a more oblique and autobiographical angle: a velocity addicted globe traipsing man identifies with the turbulent life and paintings of Caravaggio. A starred male dragged through dark times, an artist escaped, the weathered sage returned solid to sing Profit Blues, Dagmars Eyes, Beauty Kills Me, The Dazzling Darkness, Cara Viaggio. Also including covers by Kurt Weill, The Incredible String Band, and John Barry You Only Live Twice.Doors: 7:00pm

Official Website: http://www.americantowns.com//events/the-escape-artist

Added by Upcoming Robot on January 4, 2010