Thursday, March 11, 2010

Return To Joe's

So I can finally give all of the correct information on this!

My upcoming Joe's Pub concert will be taking place on April 21st at 7:00 PM.

What's really exciting about this show is that it is a bit of a test run for what I hope to do on the Album that I'd like to make this year. I have been so inspired by this new wave of musical theatre composers (which probably explains the concert OVERLOAD lately) that I want the music I sing on the 21st to be all about this next generation of writers. We're at another turning point in musical theatre. As a performer, it's incredibly exciting. As a fan, I want to make sure this music is heard. These are the composers of tomorrow!

I'm so thrilled to be collaborating with such brilliant writers, directors, producers, and musicians for this.

So here's the blurb from the website:

Matt Doyle, of Broadway’s Spring Awakening and Bye Bye Birdie, as well TV hit Gossip Girl, returns this April to Joe’s Pub with a unique follow-up to his two sold-out engagements last summer. Inspired by his passion for the up-and-coming writing talents of musical theatre, Matt’s all-new concert will highlight the most current, thrilling and innovative sounds of musical theater. The show will feature songs by writers like Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Joe Iconis and Ryan Scott Oliver, and several other young composers.

The concert will be directed by Travis Greisler with musical supervision by Brian Lowdermilk, and is being produced by Katie Riegel (jokr productions) and Noah Cornman (Sh-K-Boom & Ghostlight Records).

You may have noticed that no guests have been announced yet...We're still working on all of that. We've got over a month! This will be a much "bigger" show than my last one. My gigs in August were totally laid back and all about the music that had inspired me growing up. On April 21st, it will be about so much more than me. Expect backup singers, great guests...the whole deal. You will hear "hit" songs from these writers that you may already know, and songs that you've probably never heard before. If all that doesn't sound exciting, then expect a quirky pop-cover or two. Let's just say I may have a couple very unexpected numbers.

It's going to be a huge night and I couldn't be more excited. Get your tickets! Come scream your faces off! Get drunk (or don't)! Have a good time! I know I'm having a blast putting all of this together. I cannot wait to see how it all unfolds.


Poster, guests and everything else still to come!

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

In the meantime...

SO...I have a lot of news to announce regarding my upcoming solo concert...But there are still about 20 million pieces to work out before I can talk about dates and what not.

The show will be a promo concert for the album. It will be a big night for me. I'm so thrilled about all of the people who will be collaborating with me. It's going to be a SHOW. Very excited.

In the meantime...If you missed the shows...

"I know" from Katie Thompson's concert at Birdland.

"Two Strangers" from Kerrigan/Lowdermilk at Birdland

"Last Week's Alcohol" from Kerrigan/Lowdermilk at Birdland