Music Hall of Williamsburg
Nicole Atkins

Nicole Atkins

Workout, My Best Fiend

Fri, July 8, 2011

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Music Hall of Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY

$16 advance / $18 day of show

This event is 18 and over

Nicole Atkins
Nicole Atkins
“A voice that could melt the heart of a devil… When Nicole Atkins sings, she sounds like Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin all rolled into one voice.” - NPR

Named Rolling Stone’s "Top 10 Artists To Watch" in 2007 for her debut album Neptune City, Nicole Atkins has appeared on numerous late night TV shows, including “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “Conan”, and “Later… with Jools Holland”, and featured in media outlets ranging from the New York Times to Time magazine. She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and also touring with The Black Keys, Mavis Staples, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Primal Scream, Chris Isaak and the Avett Brothers.

Nicole Atkins fourth studio album, GOODNIGHT RHONDA LEE, came out in July 2017 on Single Lock Records. The album, a vintage soul album inspired legendary artists like Dusty Springfield, Candi Staton, Roy Orbison and Janis Joplin, was produced by Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).
Workout
Workout
"Workout was hurriedly formed as a result of a hangover but the feeling was so rejuvenating that it became a prolonged period of spiritual regeneration. Brian Wilson once said he wanted to make music that people prayed to or something like that. Workout makes music for people to try to dance to and get their feet tangled in the extension chord. Workout usually takes twenty minutes to happen--as a small aside, "Workout" is not a reference to staying physically fit, its more to the tune of "working out the problems of the world," you know, like the Israel-Palestine thing, it could be quite easily solved! alright...Well, anyway back but always been there, Workout.
My Best Fiend
My Best Fiend
It's a noise that doesn't fit into one idea. It's the sound of bicycles whirring down the bridge, the vibration of trucks rumbling overhead, the quickly approaching whoosh of the subway, the snippets of noise you hear as street musicians stay still while you keep moving. It's the majesty of organs spilling out of a cathedral on a Sunday morning, it's the lonesome howl of a harmonica played in the park, it's the thud thud of taxis driving over loose man hole covers and the inexplicable booms of noise that swell through sky scraper canyons.
Venue Information:
Music Hall of Williamsburg
66 North 6th St
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com/