September 28th, 2023 7pm Stage 2
Rachael Sage is a soulful vocalist, innovative multi-instrumentalist and award-winning singer/songwriter and producer from NY who has earned a loyal international following for her dynamic piano playing, delicate guitar work, and improvisational audience interaction. A six-time Independent Music Award winner, Sage has toured with an eclectic list of artists including Rufus Wainwright, Howard Jones, Beth Hart, Ani DiFranco, and Grammy® winners Shawn Colvin and Judy Collins – with whom she also recorded a critically-acclaimed duet of Neil Young's "Helpless". Her music has been dubbed "witty, graceful, and powerfully intimate" by NPR Music, and American Songwriter described Sage as "One of the most compelling and creative singers and songwriters of the modern era". Her 2020 album Character yielded the Billboard-charting single "Blue Sky Days"; her side project Poetica, an adventurous fusion of poetry with jazz, classical and Americana musical elements in the vein of Leonard Cohen and Laurie Anderson, debuted in October 2021. Her her latest full-length album, The Other Side is out now on MPress/Universal/Virgin, and her pending companion album Another Side is due out February 2024. For more information, visit rachaelsage.com.