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One of the wittiest queens to ever throw shade and snatch laughs on RuPaul's Drag Race, Season 5 winner Monsoon is also a charming and funny nightclub singer with a penchant for retro sylings and musical theater. In her latest set, performed with piano virtuoso Joshua Stephen Kartes, she takes show-tune requests from the audience and does her best to remember them.
Over their three decades and counting, Cave & co. have lost none of their fire and drama playing live. What's more, the band's new album, Skeleton Tree, demonstrates that Cave's writing has only intensified its profoundly haunting qualities. Bathed in grief and world-shattering loss, the album was written in the aftermath of the passing of the singer's 15-year old son.
The alt-cabaret superstar hits Joe's Pub for a birthday show, with customarily off-kilter musings on our nation's current political and social reality (as collected on trips in her van, Vantasia). There's no better way to soothe your political heartbreak than a ride on the Bipolar Express; caustic wit, witchy charisma and subversive queer wisdom have made Bond one of New York’s essential performers.