Wednesday, May 7, 2008

May news and shows in NYC, Belgium, & France!

Dear friends,

Some exciting things are happening this month: a show in Brooklyn, a radio interview, some new reviews, and the start of my Europe tour! Full details are below.

1. A Show in Brooklyn
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Wed May 21, 9:30-10pm
Galapagos Art Space
70 N 6th St (between Wythe & Kent)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
$10 (night starts at 8pm)

Monkey Rock Records presents a night of contemporary folk, blues, and indie rock at Galapagos Art Space. I'll be playing a solo set with special guest Nick Loss-Eatonjoining me on a handful of numbers with his sweet sweet harmonica. The evening starts at 8pm and goes all night--other featured artists include Johnny Nicholson, Nathan Reich, Jordan Tarrant, Annie Lynch, Fiona Landers, and Garth Stevenson. Come for the whole thing or just stay for part of it--should be a great night either way.

2. A Radio Interview
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WDPS 89.5 FM (Dayton, OH)

On May 22 I'll be doing an interview with one of the high-school student DJs at WDPS, "The Radio Voice of the Dayton Public Schools." My popularity with the kids appears to be an all-time high--one of my songs was recently quoted in an Atlanta teen's myspace blog, in which she also talked about the upcoming prom!!!

3. Some New Reviews
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"Sweet Soubrette...sings beguilingly of love....with great spirit and sass. It's a short but sweet album, leaving the listener wanting much more."
--Collected Sounds

"All of the songs possess fresh, inventive lyrics and the arrangements are subtle and extremely effective…Ms. Bisker and engineer/musician/co-arranger Tim Cohan have produced a quiet, but engaging and original offering."
--Customer review on

"Sweet Soubrette is amazing. Hurray for ukeleles."
--Katie, 18-year-old myspace blogger, Atlanta, GA

4. The Start of My Europe Tour!
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On May 25 I embark on the first Sweet Soubrette tour, accompanied by violinistHeather Cole. If you know anyone in Belgium or France, please pass this along!

May 26: Le Rideau Rouge, Lasne, BE
May 27: Inside Out Club, 8:30pm, Liege, BE (the club is on a barge!)
May 28: Sans Souci Social Club, Brussels, BE
May 30: Paris Uke Fest at le Divan du Monde, Paris, FR
June 3: Piccolo Theatre, Aix-en-Provence, FR
June 4: Le Paradox, Marseille, FR
June 5: Le Paradox, Marseille, FR

Tour preparations are underway (mainly dress and false eyelash shopping), and some interesting things are in store when we return--including a special homecoming show! Stay tuned!

Sweet Soubrette