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Purple Heart: The Music of Michael Callen - Joe's Pub Live! From the Archives

Purple Heart: The Music of Michael Callen - Joe's Pub Live! From the Archives

June 28, 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 Thursday, Friday & Saturday night at 8PM Eastern. 


Callen-Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities — in all their diversity — regardless of ability to pay. To further this mission, Callen-Lorde promotes health education and wellness, and advocates for LGBTQ health issues.  If you are enjoying this performance and are able to support, please consider donating to Callen-Lorde by texting Callen to 76862 or visiting www.callen-lorde.org/give

As a composer, singer, writer and activist, Michael Callen played a major role in shaping America’s response to the AIDS epidemic. Join us this Veteran’s Day as a stellar cast of singers and musicians breathes new life into Michael's music.

Special guests include Taylor Mac, Bridget Everett, Toshi Reagon, NathAnn Carrera, Richard Barone, Xavier Smith, Kat Edmonson, and more. Musical Direction by Matt Ray. 

“Living with AIDS is like living in wartime, only in the twilight zone. A majority of your fellow citizens don’t seem to realize there’s a war going on, don’t hear the bombs dropping, the shells whizzing past your head, don’t have to step over the dead bodies of friends and loved ones.” -Michael Callen

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: www.Youtube.com/JoespubNY.
Recorded live at Joe's Pub on November 11, 2019
June 28, 2020


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