by Andrew Frisicano

Andrew W.K. w/ Fucked Up in Brooklyn on November 5th (more by Jake Forney)
Andrew W.K.

One of the best kept secrets in the entertainment industry, Jonté is known to the stars as a virtuoso choreographer, able to bring out the beast in his clientelle, which includes Beyonce Knowles among others. As a solo act, he brings it on all fronts, executing the freshest moves while spitting the fiercest vocal heard. His unique urban fem style is shattering culture barriers and leaving liberation in its wake. - Santos website

Jonté and a crew of Santos regulars that include Cherie Lily, Bad Brilliance, Narcissister and DJs Roxy Cottontail and Andrew W.K. will be at the club for a party on Thursday, January 28th. Tickets are on sale. We have two pairs of tickets to give away (one of which comes with a bottle of champagne signed by Andrew W.K.). Details are below.

As previously mentioned, Andrew W.K. has quite a bit going on in the coming months. He appears at Joe's Pub on February 11th as part of Gonzales' residency there. He'll be answering your questions at Santos on February 23rd (the same day he releases a new album), and he'll be on Warped Tour this summer.

Andrew W.K. produced a new album for performance artist/cabaret singer/songwriter Baby Dee, though not her next upcoming record A Book of Songs for Anne Marie, which comes out March 23rd on Drag City (pushed back from its original January release date). An album and book with the same name was released by Dee in 2004, but Dee points out "this is a new version of the album, now produced and arranged by Maxim Moston from Antony and the Johnsons." The album Andrew worked on does not yet have a name or release date. He has also played as part of Baby Dee's band in the past,

On February 4th Andrew will be part of "We Sing Baby Dee! #3," a night at Joe's Pub organized by composer Sxip Shirey and dedicated to "Interpretations of the songs of Baby Dee." Also performing will be Corn Mo, Little Annie and Paul Wallfisch, Curtis Eller, Aimee Curl, Lance Horne, Mathew and Sarah, Philip Raia and Lila, "a special guest appearance by 9 year old singer Frankky Lou Hightower from Kansas City" and Baby Dee herself. Tickets are on sale.

Baby Dee will also be performing at The Stone the next night (2/5) with cellist Matthew Robinson. Baby Dee will be touring extensively this February and March in Europe and April and May in North America.

All tour dates, contest info and videos are below...


Santos Party House

TO ENTER FOR A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SANTOS (2 pairs to give away - ONE OF WHICH COMES WITH AN ANDREW W.K. AUTOGRAPHED BOTTLE OF Marques de Gelida Brut Exclusive Reserva Cava) (technically a sparkling wine), e-mail "" with the subject line "Santos." Include your first and last name. Two winners will be picked at random (only 1 with the wine). The winner will have to show ID and be 21+ to claim the bottle at the door and can drink it at the event.

Jonte' Live at Vandam part 1

Baby Dee `My Hearts Come Home`

Baby Dee "The Dance of Diminishing Possibilities" VIDEO

Baby Dee - 2010 Tour Dates
Feb 04 Joe's Pub NY, New York
Feb 05 The Stone NY, New York
Feb 22 The Sage 2 Newcastle
Feb 23 7 Arts Centre Leeds
Feb 24 South Street Arts Centre Reading
Feb 25 The Crane Lane Theatre Cork, Ireland
Feb 26 Crawdaddy Dublin, Ireland
Feb 27 St John's Church Coventry
Mar 01 Norwich Arts Centre Norwich
Mar 02 Band on the Wall Manchester
Mar 04 Ikra Moscow
Mar 06 Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre London
Mar 07 Hanbury Ballroom Brighton
Mar 09 WUK Wien
Mar 12 La Casa 139 Milano
Mar 13 Ex Cimitero San Pietro In Vincoli Torino
Mar 14 Ex Cimitero San Pietro In Vincoli Torino
Mar 16 La 2 De Apolo Barcelona
Mar 18 Sala Ambigù Valladolid
Mar 25 Berghain Berlin
Mar 27 Warehouse 9 Copenhagen
Mar 28 Literaturhaus Copenhagen
Apr 12 La sala Rossa Montreal
Apr 13 The Music Gallery Toronto
Apr 15 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 16 Hideout Chicago
Apr 17 CSPS Legion arts Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Apr 19 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 20 West End Cultural Centre Winnipeg
Apr 23 The Big Secret Theatre Calgary
Apr 24 The Big Secret Theatre Calgary
Apr 28 The Triple Door Seattle, Washington
Apr 29 The Woods Portland, Oregon
Apr 30 Amnesia San Francisco, California
May 01 McCabes Santa Monica, California
May 02 Trunk Space Phoenix, Arizona
May 03 Outpost Performance Space Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 06 Niles Gallery Lexington, Kentucky
May 07 Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Michigan

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