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Kelli Sae: Disco, Dicks and Dykes! - Joe's Pub Live! From the Archives

Kelli Sae: Disco, Dicks and Dykes! - Joe's Pub Live! From the Archives

August 13, 2020

While Joe's Pub is temporarily closed to public access, join us for Joe's Pub Live! – a free series of live-streamed and archived performances from our iconic stage in New York City. Facilitating social connectivity during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub remains dedicated to supporting performing artists at every stage of their careers through sharing concerts with our audiences each week.

Hilarious! Witty! Entertaining! Naughty! 

New York born and bred Performer, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Comedian and now Playwright Kelli Sae stars in this cutting edge one woman show. “Disco, Dicks And Dykes!” tells the story of Kelli Sae’s fascinating journey and the coming of age of a young woman growing up in New York City. In a side-splitting, comedic fashion she details the bumpy road of life defining events navigating her way through the music industry and discovering her sexuality. Backed by an incredible live band, Kelli’s performance and euphonious voice leave you feeling uplifted and transported.

“The depth and realness of her performance and songwriting is undeniable and downright intoxicating.  You’re pulled into Sae’s world within seconds…”- Billboard Magazine

“Sae sings like she’s saving your soul, raising the roof, as well as the hair on your arms with her glorious noise.” - CMJ Music Report

Kelli Sae has worked with Tina Turner, Paul Simon, Chaka Kahn, Eddie Palmieri, La India, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Lionel Richie, Angelique Kidjo, Sheila E, Eric Gadd, Ashford & Simpson, Philippe Saisse, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Meshell N’Degeocello, Darlene Love, and many more. 

Kelli Sae has released three solo albums independently on her own Kwurk Arts Group Entertainment label. In between those albums, Kelli has recorded and been featured on countless records. She has toured the world as lead vocalist for Global Jazz Funk Collectives Count Basic and Incognito. Kelli and Peter Legat (the Founder and Band Leader of Count Basic) were the recipients of the prestigious Amadeus Award, and have been inducted into the esteemed Wall Of Fame in Vienna. 

Kelli is also a principal vocalist Monday nights on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” She has also worked on “Rising Star” as a vocal coach and “The Singing Bee.” 

In Kelli’s spare time she is a vocal coach, mentor, and public speaker. She enjoys connecting with people and the next generation of artists coming up in the industry. Kelli says “it’s an honor to pass along my knowledge and experience to the next generation.”

If you are enjoying the performance and are able to, please consider supporting the artist directly via CashApp at $kellisae

Like all Joe's Pub shows, all ages are welcome, but please be aware that performances may include adult language and topics. 

At this time, our Live! from the Archives videos are no longer available for streaming. To see all our currently available livestreams, please visit us on Youtube at:
Recorded live at Joe's Pub on February 29, 2020.

August 13, 2020



No available performances in this month.