Amanda Palmer (Author of The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help)Amanda Palmer is a performer, director, composer and musician who is best known for her role as front woman and keyboardist for internationally acclaimed punk cabaret band The Dresden Dolls. In 2008, Amanda released Who Killed Amanda Palmer, her debut solo album which was produced by Ben Folds. Current projects include a fine art photography book on which she is collaborating with esteemed author Neil Gaiman and a WKAP companion songbook, as well as a WKAP DVD (out 6/16/09). Amanda recently wrapped up a year-long tour that took her through sold out performances in Europe, the US, Australia, & New Zealand and most recently her epic set at Coachella. Live highlights of the last year include two epic performances with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall, residency at the Famous Spiegeltent at Edinburgh, and a critically acclaimed performance at the 2009 Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival.
Out to Sea With Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer
Amanda Fucking Palmer is sitting before a gilt-framed mirror in a dressing room at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island, naked except for some grey undies. Spandex-clad handmaidens rub lotion on her arms, while a stylist affixes a silver crown adorned with black jewels to her curls. What do you know about actual mermaids? His face, framed by a heavy mop of silvery curls, is dusted in glitter. Palmer, who is perhaps best known as the lead singer and pianist of the punk-cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls, writes raw, confessional lyrics about subjects as varied as Harvey Weinstein , the dark humor of abortion , and her deep love for Judy Blume.
Amanda Palmer – Notorious Abortionist: A Conversation with Dr. Leah Torres .. this was webcasted LIVE from Union Chapel on november 16th featuring.
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See all Amanda Palmer concerts. Boston Massachusetts native, Amanda Palmer is a singer songwriter who has many projects on the go including, being one half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, fronting Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra and being …. There is definitely nothing like an Amanda Palmer concert. I've been a fan of hers since her Dresden Dolls days, and she's only gotten better since then. I'm also a fan of her husband, the author Neil Gaiman, and I …. Read more.