Posted in music | pictures | tour dates on October 13, 2008

Photos by Chris La Putt

Nellie McKay

The quirky and talented Nellie McKay played a show at Spiegelworld in NYC last night, Sunday, October 12, 2008. It was billed as "Songs of Fear and Longing - Nellie McKay Covers the Classics" and that's exactly what she did. She sang a number of jazz standards by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Irving King, and also played less popular songs, and some of her own.

Tickets are now on sale for a show she's playing at (le) poisson rouge on December 2nd. All dates and more Spiegel-pictures, and a partial setlist, below...

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

The show was full, but Chris got in early, during soundcheck...

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay

partial setlist
this was my last affair - billie holiday or ella fitzgerald
pennies from heaven - nellie mckay
you've changed - billie holiday ella fitzgerald
Two Sleepy People - hoagy carmichael
don't fence me in -
You Were Meant For Me - Gene Kelly
ps i love you - nellie mckay
vote for mr. rythm - ella fitzgerald
if i had you
take the a train
i wanna get married - nellie mckay
Mrs. Brown you've got a lovely daughter - Hermans Hermits
dream a little dream - mamma cass
won't you please be nice - nellie mckay
side by side - harry woods
mother of pearl - nellie mckay

Nellie McKay - 2008 Tour Dates
Oct 18 Washington, DC "Party for the Pigs" / Watkins Glen Farm Sanctuary Benefit
Oct 26 Greenwich, CT, Cole Auditorium
Nov 20 Pomona, CA, California Polytechnic University
Dec 2 New York, NY, Le Poisson Rouge

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Comments (7)

She may be the cutest person I've ever seen in real life and I met Regina Spektor once.

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2008 4:02 PM

this was a really special show.

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2008 7:19 PM

Bigmouth strikes again!

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2008 7:24 PM

New York’s young and uber-talented musician and crooner, Nellie McKay has joined the growing ranks of anti-corporate welfare citizens and celebrities including Sean Penn, Val Kilmer, Cindy Sheehan, Patti Smith and others in support of the Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzales 2008 presidential campaign.

Posted by Ralph Nader | October 14, 2008 12:51 AM

^^
What's sad is that this is probably the actual Ralph Nader posting.

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2008 4:05 AM

Quirky! I love quirky!

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2008 8:17 AM

Nellie is a real sweetheart. She does her and doesn't give a fuck about the fake shit. Love you girl!

Posted by Imani Athena | October 17, 2008 1:51 AM

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