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Hamilton Leithauser – Live From Levon Helm Studios

In celebration of his Live! at Café Carlyle LP release, Hamilton Leithauser will be performing at Levon Helm Studios (Woodstock, NY) at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT Saturday evening 9/12. In these times of Social Distancing, this will be a special virtually ticketed event allowing you to watch from the comfort of your own home!

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This new Live! at Café Carlyle LP was recorded at New York City’s landmark Café Carlyle in January 2020 and is one of the few live performances I photographed in 2020. The walls of this lovely intimate space are highlighted with wonderfully colored hand-painted murals by Marcel Vertès and it’s always a special treat to be at the Carlyle! Now that we are trying to survive the global pandemic and shutdown of all tours and most events, it’s given me a whole new perspective about how special this night was and how fortunate I feel to have been there.

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This year’s run was the first time I had heard “Miami”, an amazing cover of the legendary Randy Newman classic as well as a couple of songs and stories from his newly released record, The Loves Of Your Life. The highlight of the evening for me was a new song “Don’t Check The Score” and a surprise cover of  “Not” by Big Thief (all included on the live album). Hamilton is an amazing songwriter and lyricist but he also has a very special gift for hearing a song and playing/arranging it with his own touch; “Not” is one of those interpretations that feels like he really made it his own.

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Get your tickets for his Virtual Release Party Saturday, September 12 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT NOW!


Hamilton Leithauser Record Release Party Live Stream at Levon Helm Studios
September 12, 2020
$15 Tickets – On Sale Now

See more images from the recording of Live! at Café Carlyle LP here!

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