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Karen K and the Jitterbugs

Karen K and the Jitterbugs

Childrens Reading, MA  US
Rainbow
Rainbow

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  • 2014

    Jan 11

    Wilmington, DE, US | 8:00pm

    BOSS US National Loop Champion Angela Sheik is a fierce vocal- and multi-instrumentalist who wows audiences with her fast effects pedal footwork and mischievous smile. She builds her own virtual backup band using rhythmic harmonies, beatbox rhythms, a looper pedal, and a collection of unusual instruments (including autoharp, theremin, and flute). This, combined with soulful, memorable, gut-felt melodies, blends into an electronic-infused, folk-pop style reminiscent of Imogen Heap. Angela’s passion for music began with an out-of-tune piano and a second hand flute while growing up in a small town outside Buffalo, NY. After years of classical study in flute, piano, and voice, Angela began taking steps away from the role of a traditional performer. She has slowly become what she describes as “an acoustic disc jockey." Now, performing a mix of original and artfully arranged cover material, she is a riveting and emotionally compelling entertainer. In 2011 she was named Artist of the Year and Female Artist of the Year by 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes. In March 2013 her version of “Can't Help Falling In Love” was nominated for Best Cover Song by the Independent Music Awards. The Angela Sheik experience brings you a full breadth of emotion and expression. “I work hard to make each act spell-binding,” she says. “I want my audience to laugh, nod, remember, forget, dance. I want their eyes to tear up. I feel it’s my job to explore the beautiful complexities of the human spirit from the stage."

  • 2014

    Jan 11

    Wilmington, DE, US | 11:00am
  • 2013

    May 12

    Boston, MA, US | 11:30pm

    Mommy Poppins Boston presents the One Family Music Festival, a benefit for the One Fund! Featuring Alastair Moock & Friends, Ben Rudnick & Friends, Josh & the Jamtones, Karen K & the Jitterbugs, Stacey Peasley and Venessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys!

  • 2013

    May 5

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 11:15am

    The 2nd Annual Super Sonic Kindie Music Festival This 2nd annual Super Sonic Kindie Music Festival will feature Grammy Nominated The Pop Ups, Brooklyn darling Karen K & The Jitterbugs and a Cinco de Mayo celebration with Moona Luna. There will be face painting, yoga by Prema Yoga, food provided by Butter Beans, fantastic goodie bags and a special appearance by Brian Barrentine and FunikiJam - the host of Brooklyn Conservatory's Music Adventures!

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