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2015

JANUARY 15-17, 2015 -- NEAL MEDLYN'S POP STAR SERIES: THE 2015 EMERALD EDITION IN AMERICAN REALNESS!

JANUARY 9, 2015 -- Champagne Jerry at Pianos, FREE, 9pm

JANUARY 1, 2015 -- Start off the New Year with Murray Hill and me and lots more amazing people at Joe's Pub! Doors at 12:30am! Murray Hill's New Year's Eve Late Show TICKETS AND INFO HERE

2014

NOVEMBER 24, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry returns to Joe's Pub! 9:30pm, as part of Creative Capital's 15th Anniversary celebrations

NOVEMBER 8, 2014 -- performing at American Realness party, Abrons Art Center

OCTOBER 28, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry in the National Hemophilia Foundation fundraiser "What's So Bloody Funny" w/ Alex Borstein, Judah Friedlander, Marcus Monroe, others

OCTOBER 20, 2014 -- DJing the Bessies Awards after party

OCTOBER 11, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry w/ Boyfriend at Pianos

OCTOBER 10, 2014 -- DJing the closing night of the Prelude Festival

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 -- DJing the after party for the opening night of Bridget Everett's "Rock Bottom" at the Public/Joe's Pub

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry in the Philly Fringe

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry w/ Lil Freckles at Union Pool

AUGUST 2-9, 2014 -- THE CHAMPAGNE JERRY 2014 SUMMER TOUR: 8 DAYS, 9 STATES, 11 SHOWS

JULY 19, 2014 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY ALBUM RELEASE SHOW AT JOE'S PUB

JULY 12, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry at Bard College

JUNE 21, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry at Joe's Pub w/ special guest Bridget Everett - the launch of the single "Just Woke Up"!

JUNE 10-12, 2014 -- THE ENTIRE POP STAR SERIES IN HAMBURG GERMANY AT KAMPNAGEL!!!! Dreams came true, you guys..


APRIL 26, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry in the RE/Mixed Media Festival

APRIL 3, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry w/ special guest Ad-Rock at Joe's Pub in the "More Wet" edition of the monthly Champagne Jerry Joe's Pub single roll-out

MARCH 12, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry + Hand Job Academy + Ratchet by Nature + friends at Union Pool! 9pm doors, $10 at the door!!

MARCH 8, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry + AdRock + Peaches + Bridget Everett + Dirty Martini in THE MURRAY HILL SHOW at THE GRAMERCY THEATER via LIVE NATION!!!!!!


MARCH 6, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry in Murray Hill's Jazz Room Variety Show

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry in Showgasm. at Ars Nova!

FEBRUARY 25, 2014 -- doing a lil dance with Bridget Everett in her show at Joe's Pub

FEBRUARY 14, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry show in Philadelphia at Kung Fu Necktie as part of Freakshow Gameshow!


JANUARY 19, 2014 -- Neal appears in Eleanor Bauer's BAUER HOUR

JANUARY 14, 15, 2014 -- KING returns as part of the American Realness Festival; TWO SHOWS ONLY! Jan. 14th at 7:30; Jan. 15 at 7:00; Pop-Medlyn Hall of Fame exhibit open onstage after each performance

JANUARY 10, 2014 -- Champagne Jerry Party in the Lounge at the Public Theater as part of the American Realness Festival! FREE!

JANUARY 9, 11, 12, 13, 2014 -- I'm dancing as part of the return of Adrienne Truscott's lauded dance piece ...Too Freedom... at the Abrons Art Center

JANUARY 9, 2013 (running through  Jan. 19) -- The Pop-Medlyn Hall of Fame opens in the American Realness Festival

JANUARY 8, 2014 -- The My Year/Get the Fuck Up Editions of the Monthly Champagne Jerry Show at Joe's Pub! 9:30pm!

JANUARY 5, 2014 -- performing in the wonderful Larry Krone's show at Joe's Pub! 7:30pm!

2013

DECEMBER 31, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY IN MURRAY HILL'S NEW YEAR'S EVE SHOW AT THE SLIPPER ROOM!

DECEMBER 7, 2013 -- THE FIRST OF NOW MONTHLY CHAMPAGNE JERRY SHOWS AT JOE'S PUB

OCTOBER 23-26, 2013 -- THE HUGE FINALE TO MY POP STAR SERIES OF SHOWS WHICH I'VE BEEN MAKING FOR THE LAST SEVEN YEARS! "KING" at the Kitchen Oct. 23-26 at 8pm
built around Michael Jackson + huge sculpture of me; a children's choir; an exhibit of artwork and ephemera from all seven Pop Star Series shows!

OCTOBER 4, 2013 -- Champagne Jerry performs as part of the Prelude Festival's 10th Anniversary Party at Littlefield!


SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 -- Champagne Jerry as part of Earl Dax's Pussy Faggot party at the Delancey


JULY 1, 2013 -- CATCH CLUB PRESENTS The World Premiere of the new, loose show from Champagne Jerry, Bridget Everett, and Murray Hill. Special Guests: Dave Hill, Erin Markey, Jenn Harris. At the Slipper Room.

JUNE 27, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY FOR FEMINIST JOURNAL "WOMEN & PERFORMANCE" PARTY AS PART OF PSI

JUNE 22, 2013 -- Not really a show but I did sing R. Kelly's "Ignition Remix" twice at the Back Porch bar in Kilgore Texas. A glitch in the karaoke program called my song up twice and there was apparently no way to skip it so I did the whole thing over.

JUNE 7, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY AT JOE'S PUB! 9:30PM! Special Guests Bridget Everett and Adam Ad-Rock Horovitz! New songs, new videos, all that!

JUNE 4, 2013 -- Champagne Jerry performs as part of Taste of LIC!

APRIL 25TH, 2013 --  CHAMPAGNE JERRY, AT BAM, YOU GUYS!! AS PART OF THE CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY FESTIVAL!!!!!!!!!!! Day Pass tickets for $50, Festival Passes for $120; My slot is around 7:30pm, follow me on twitter @nealmedlyn or check this page, or here, or here for further info!

APRIL 24, 2013 -- Champagne Jerry guest stars in Bridget Everett & the Tender Moments show at Joe's Pub! Info and tickets!

MARCH 14, 2013 -- Neal performs as part of SHOWGASM at Ars Nova!

MARCH 13, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY, PART II, AT JOE'S PUB! NEW SONGS! SPECIAL GUESTS! COME TO IT!!

MARCH 8, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY performing a song as part of the Kitchen's booth at the Independent Art Fair! 7:40pm

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 -- Neal on a live taping of the DALE SHOW!

FEBRUARY 14, 2013 -- Neal on EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH at Upright Citizens Brigade!

FEBRUARY 2, 2013 -- WEIRDO NIGHT, a benefit for hurricane sandy victimes, hosted by Dynasty Handbag

JANUARY 25, 2013 -- CHAMPAGNE JERRY!!!!!! LIVE!!!!!! JOE'S PUB!!!! FIRST TIME EVER!!!! You guys, I have been writing a lot of rap songs under the name Champagne Jerry and I will be performing for the first time ever at Joe's Pub on Jan. 25th. Special Guests include: KATHLEEN HANNA! ADAM (AD-ROCK) HOROVITZ) MAX TANNONE! and the CHAMPAGNE CLUB! 

JANUARY 10-12, 2013 -- WICKED CLOWN LOVE RETURNS! as part of the American Realness Festival! 10:30pm, Abrons Art Center Underground Theater, 466 Grand Street, NYC, $20. tickets and info here: WICKED CLOWN LOVE IN AMERICAN REALNESS 2013 

2012

DECEMBER 19TH, 7:30PM AND 10PM -- THE FINAL OUR HIT PARADEs. 

DECEMBER 4-8, 2012 And lose the name of action, a new dance by Miguel Gutierrez for which I designed the sound, comes to the Brooklyn Academy of Music's new Fisher Space!
 
DECEMBER 8-15, 2012 -- ...TOO FREEDOM... a new dance piece from Adrienne Truscott, in which I take part, at the Kitchen
 
OCTOBER 5, 6, 2012 -- IT'S LIKE WE'RE INFILTRATORS, PART II at Dance New Amsterdam. Taking its title from a messy show I did 12 years ago, this show will be a wild, free form explosion of things you haven't seen me do before: original music, live video, DJing by DJ DUO TEAM COMPANY LLC and performing and buck wild behaviors from Carmine Covelli, Farris Craddock, Eleanor Hullihan and myself!
 
SEPTEMBER 19-22, 2012 -- And lose the name of action, a new dance piece by Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, premieres at the Walker Art Center. I designed the sound.
 
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 -- Performing a soul song in a cape of stuffed animals with Samara Davis and Sophia Cleary at SculptureCenter's Block Party

SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 -- GET MODERN ON ME, my music and art collective with Adrienne Truscott, takes over PS122's season launch party on the Gawker rooftop!

AUGUST 10, 2012 -- WICKED CLOWN LOVE ON TOUR! Kittery Maine! Buoy Art Gallery 

JUNE 12, 2012 -- I'll be on a panel or open table conversation about queerness and art at Abrons Art Center

JUNE 9, 2012 -- I'm performing live on the internet as part of Guy Smit aka Jonathon Grossmalerman's Telethon for the 1%

MAY 29-JUNE 3, 2012 -- THE MOVEMENT RESEARCH SPRING FESTIVAL I'm one of the curators of this annual event and it's gonna be great, ya'll.

MAY 5, 2012 -- Performing in CATCH 50 at the Chocolate Factory! An epic edition of this great show I've done occasionally for at least the last six years.

MARCH 24- APRIL 1, 2012 -- RESTLESS EYE by David Neumann's Advanced Beginner Group at DTW/New York Live Arts. I'll be dancing!

MARCH 10, 2012 -- Hosting Floating Kabarette at Galapagos

FEBRUARY 23, 2012 -- WICKED CLOWN LOVE REDUX at CalArts! A one-person version of the recently completed WICKED CLOWN LOVE!

FEBRUARY 2-4, 2012 -- WICKED CLOWN LOVE PREMIERES AT THE KITCHEN! 8pm; Due to demand, 2pm matinee added on Feb. 4!

2011

Deecember 31, 2011 -- Murray Hill's New Years Eve extravaganza! This year at the Knitting Factory!!!! Doors at 9:30pm

DECEMBER 4, 2011 -- performing in Garage Performance & Film at the lovely Big Sky Works! 8pm

OCTOBER 1, 2011 -- we'll be doing something from the upcoming JUGGALO/INSANE CLOWN POSSE BASED SHOW as part of Catch!!

AUGUST 4, 2011 -- And Lose the Name of Action, Miguel Gutierrez's next dance which I'm doing the sound for, has a showing at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis

JUNE 15-17 -- OUR HIT PARADE IN AUSTRALIA!!!!!
as part of the ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL and we couldn't be any more excited about it!!!! 

MAY 19, 2011 -- Guy Richards Smit's GROSSMALERMAN pilot episode, in which I portray a character named Neal, premiers at SCHROEDER ROMERO AND SHREDDER

MAY 6,7, 2011 -- A Gay Bar Called Everywhere (With Costumes and No Practice) by Emily Roysdon and tons of super exciting people!!MAY 4, 2011 -- surprise performance with Adrienne Truscott at the Kitchen Gala!

APRIL 29, 2011 -- performing as part of NYU Gender & Identity program's 10th anniversary at Le Possion Rouge

MARCH 24-26, 2011 -- HA: A SOLO, Adrienne Truscott's new dance, with Neal, Carmine Covelli, Natalie Agee and Laura Sheedy, at Danspace Project, 8pm

FEBRUARY 17, 2011 -- BRIDGET & NEAL ARE FUCKING (AND ADAM IS WATCHING): AN ALL NEW SHOW OF SEX MUSIC, WITH ORIGINAL SONGS BY STARS  BRIDGET EVERETT, NEAL MEDLYN AND ADAM HOROVITZ (AD-ROCK OF BEASTIE BOYS)

Adam Horovitz, in his first stage role of this kind, joins Bridget Everett and Neal Medlyn in an evening of sex songs, featuring several original numbers (sure to be hits like “Creepy Fuckin’” and “Pee Pee in the Mouth”) by the three of them.

Come into Adam and Neal and Bridget’s apartment, temporarily relocated to the stage of Le Poisson Rouge, for a night of carnality, singing, aspirbations, tampa bukkake, guest stars, dolls, and Adam on the 1s and 2s, DJing the whole show.


JANUARY 21, 2011 -- OUR HIT PARADE ON TOUR AT THE ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM!!

JANUARY 7, 2011 -- BRAVE NEW GIRL  presented for one night only as part of AMERICAN REALNESS. 10:30pm, Abrons Art Center, Experimental Theater, $15 

Brave New Girl is the second installment of Neal Medlyn’s two-part Britney Spears/Hannah Montana opus. This pop-culture spectacle conflates Medlyn's personal feelings and stories, and the overlapping identities and twitter accounts of Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus and Miley Stewart, with snow, shaved armpits, hopes, dreams, diaries, 5am alone time, live music, theater, dance, and chickens. Let’s just say it is a concert performance like none other you have been to before."

2010

DECEMBER 31, 2010 -- Murray Hill's New Year's Eve at SouthPaw!

DECEMBER 11, 2010 -- NEAL is part of the Kathleen Hanna tribute at the Knitting Factory and he is very, very, very, very excited about it!

DECEMBER 4, 2010 -- a bit of Adrienne Truscott's next dance, to be presented at Danspace in 2011, as part of Catch!

SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2, 2010 -- BRAVE NEW GIRL at the Chocolate Factory!!!

AUGUST 28, 2010 -- a snippet of BRAVE NEW GIRL in CATCH 40! And I'm DJing too!

AUGUST 18th, 2010 -- THE BIG C, an evening of sad/teenage songs from a playlist I made to help me work on my upcoming Hannah Montana show, Brave New Girl, performed by KENNY MELLMAN and me!! 9:30pm at Joe's Pub, $15. More info and tickets available by clicking  HERE

JULY 28TH, 2010 -- an as yet untitled collaboration between Miguel Gutierrez and JENNY HOLZER, for which I'm doing the sound design, presented at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston!! More info available by clicking HERE

MAY 8-30, 2010 -- a sound piece I made called NEAL MEDLYN DRUNKENLY LISTENS TO PHIL COLLINS AND TELLS YOU ABOUT HIS FEELINGS is included in an art exhibit called BESIDE HIMSELF -- EXHIBITING MALE ANXIETY curated by Terri C Smith at Ditch Projects in Springfield, Oregon; also including work by Vito Acconci, Trisha Baga, Tim Davis, Marie de Saint Phalle, Alisha Kerlin, Neal Medlyn, Bryan Zanisnik, Seth Kelly, Karsten Krejcarek 

APRIL 25, 2010 -- PERFORMING AN R.KELLY GOSPEL SONG AS PART OF 'THE GOLDEN SOUND CAMP MEETING' A BENEFIT FOR ANDREW DINWIDDIE'S UPCOMING JIMMIE SWAGGART SHOW TO BE CALLED 'GET MAD AT SIN!'; 7-10PM, Cameo Gallery, in the back of the Lovin' Cup, 93 N. 6th Street in Williamsburg (bet. Berry and Wythe) $20 suggested donation

APRIL 17, 2010 -- NEAL MODERATES AND PERFORMS 'THANK YOU' BY ALANIS MORISETTE AS PART OF THE EMP MUSIC CONFERENCE

MARCH 29, 2010 -- LECTURING AT NYU - PERFORMANCE STUDIES LECTURE SERIES, 7pm

MARCH 26, 2010 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE AT THE WARHOL MUSEUM IN PITTSBURGH!!
Icannot tell you how very excited about this! with Tarek Halaby and Kristen Glennon!!
More info here: 

MARCH 7, 2010 -- MURRAY HILL'S ANNUAL OSCAR SHOW AT JOE'S PUB!

MARCH 4-13 -- DAVID NEUMANN'S BIG EATER at the Kitchen!!

FEBRUARY 12, 2010 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE! in TORONTO for the 
31ST ANNUAL RHUBARB FESTIVAL 9:30pm, The Chamber B space at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street in Toronto

JANUARY 10, 2010 -- SPECIAL APPEARANCE WITH A SPECIAL GUEST AT THE LUESTHER LOUNGE IN THE PUBLIC THEATER! 11pm

JANUARY 9, 10, 2010 -- BIG EATER SHOWINGS IN APAP - Baryshnikov Arts Center: Jan 9 at 5:30pm; Hunter College: Jan. 10 at 5:30pm... LAST MEADOWN, for which I did the music is also doing a brief run at the Abrons Arts Center

2009

DECEMBER 31, 2009 -- MURRAY HILL'S NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA at GALAPAGOS, See, now you have something to do on New Year's. More info at mrmurrayhill.com

DECEMBER 19, 2009 -- BIG EATER in CATCH SERIES -- Showing a smidge of David Neumann's dance

DECEMBER 3, 2009 -- I HOST THE OPENING EVENT OF THE MOVEMENT RESEARCH FESTIVAL. unlike my wobbly hosting on that boat in the east river aa few years ago, I am now seasoned at hosting. As long as by hosting you mean being a little tipsy and saying anything I can think of as loudly as I can.

NOVEMBER 6, 7, 2009 -- NEAL IN FRANKLIN FURNACE & PERFORMA'S "THE HISTORY OF THE FUTURE 2". I'll be pulling out a chunk of my aged Paris Hilton show. The part with a champagne slip-n-slide.

OCTOBER 22-24, 2009 -- ...HER'S A QUEEN AT DANCE THEATER WORKSHOP. My fifth pop star work, with Carmine Covelli and Farris Craddock and co-written by Kenny Mellman.

OCTOBER 16, 2009 -- BIG EATER Work in Progress showing at Emory University (David Neumann's new piece, which we'll present at the Kitchen in March 2010)

SEPTEMBER 25, 2009 -- CABARET MAGYAR, HUNGARIAN THEMED CABARET SHOW AT THE NEW GALAPAGOS. I'll be doing a new piece called "That Ever Elusive Kudo" where Farris will reassuringly touch my arm a lot.

SEPTEMBER 15 - 19, 2009 -- LAST MEADOW, Miguel Gutierrez & the Powerful People's new work, for which I did the sound at DTW

** TBA FESTIVAL IN PORTLAND, OREGON **
SEPTEMBER 4,5,6,7 -- LAST MEADOW, the world premiere of Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People's latest dance, for which I have provided the sound design. More info www.pica.org/tba

SEPTEMBER 9 -- An early presentation of ...HER'S A QUEEN at the Works! Come see my latest pop star extravaganza, this one inspired by Britney Spears, purity rings, cuddle parties, bears and violence! More info and tickets here: www.pica.org/tba

JULY 30-AUGUST 1, 2009 -- "WHY WON'T YOU LET ME BE GREAT" an evening in which downtown stars of dance tackle the entire album 808s & Heartbreak by Kanye West, curated and presented by Catch Series, Neal Medlyn and Brendan Kennedy.
8PM, PS122, 150 First Ave, NYC
Tickets $20 at PS122.ORG
READ ABOUT THE SHOW IN THE NEW YORK TIMES and TIME OUT NEW YORK

JULY, 2009 -- NEAL'S IN LONDON!! PERFORMING IN 'GAY SHAME GOES GIRLY' AND EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY AS PART OF DUCKIE'S SATURDAY CLUB NIGHTS AT THE VAUXHALL TAVERN, 372 Kennington Lane SE11, London

JUNE 18, 2009 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE! as part of the Ann Arbor Summer FestivalANN ARBOR SUMMER FESTIVAL, Ann Arbor, Michigan! More info, click above!!

APRIL 29, 30, 2009 -- FUSEBOX FESTIVAL, AUSTIN TEXAS! THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE! at the Blue Theater, 8pm, For tickets and info CLICK HERE

APRIL 26, 2009 -- a FUSEBOX FESTIVAL, AUSTIN TEXAS! NEAL MEDLYN VS. MAXI GEIL! & PLAYCOLT, 7pm, the Blue Theater, FREE! but reservations are required to guarantee a seat. For tickets and info CLICK HERE

APRIL 25, 2009 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE IN MINNEAPOLIS! at the Bryant Lake Bowl, 9pm, Tickets and info available by CLICKING HERE! See the unbelievable Chris Yon's THE INFINITE MULTIVERSE on the same night for a special price!

MARCH 15, 2009 -- perform in Bridget Everett and Jon Jon Battles' SIDESHOW at the Ritz!

MARCH 4, 2009 -- YOU ARE A SHARK, NEAL MEDLYN, a live, interactive performance, broadcast from Neal's apartment in Brooklyn over SKYPE for an assembled audience at Reed College in Oregon as part of REED ARTS WEEK: SUB PRIME! I'll be taking suggestions, choose-your-own-adventure style, which will effect the outcome of the show! Songs! Sharks! Shit hidden in my apartment! MORE INFO:
REED.EDU/RAW/2009

MURRAY HILL'S OSCAR PARTY

SUNDAY, FEB. 22ND
JOE'S PUB, 425 Lafayette 
$15 adv/$20 door

The evening will feature impromptu performances, impersonations of the nominated stars, movie spoofs, movie trivia games and lots of prizes, including a Grand Prize to the Winner of the OSCAR PREDICTION BALLOT! Ballots will be handed out before the show. The audience will compete for "Best" and "Worst" Dressed. Audience is encouraged to dress like their favorite celebrity for the chance to win fabulous silly prizes. MURRAY HILL (Mr. Showbiz) will be joined by special guests: NEAL MEDLYN ("The Paris Hilton of Performance Art") and comedians DIANE O'DEBRA (of the O'Debra Twins), KATE MCKINNON (LOGO's "Big Gay Sketch Show") and ERIN MARKEY (Puppy Love: A Stripper's Tail). The performers will re-enact scenes from this years nominated films and liven up the evening during the long-winded tributes and montages. The cast of OUR HIT PARADE (KENNY MELLMAN, BRIDGET EVERETT, NEAL MEDLYN) will perform a musical medley of the OSCAR nominated movies and songs. OUR HIT PARADE, currently playing at Joe's Pub, is a live top-ten countdown of today's pop hits inspired by the 1950's radio and then TV show.
RED CARPET VIEWING: 7PM OSCAR TELECAST: 8PM * TICKETS: http://www.joespub.com  or call 212.967.7555

FEBRUARY 8, 2009 -- Neal in SIDESHOW, Bridget Everett and JonJon Battles new night at the Ritz!! 10PM! More info HERE

JANUARY 16, 17, 2009 -- FEEDFORWARD (David Neumann's marvelous dance in which I play a role) IN VERMONT!

JANUARY 10, 2009 -- David Neumann's FEEDFORWARD, plus a SNEAK PEEK of his next dance BIG EATER at Baryshnikov Arts Center as part of APAP!

JANUARY 7, 8, 2009 -- NEAL CAMEOS in Witness Relocation Theater's THE BLUE BIRD! I portray a butterfly! (Click the link for more info...)

IN OTHER NEWS:

A foil star I made to throw at people during WILL DRINK POISON UNTIL HE DIES! is on the back cover of a wonderful kid's book by Jennifer Holm and pal o' mine Elicia Castaldi. Get it and look for me star in the cupcake HERE

Buy NEAL MEDLYN merchandise online! Official t-Shirts, tote bags, thongs, mugs, caps, teddy bears, yard signs, all sorts of stuff! Just go here: CafePress.com/NealMedlyn

Also, here's some pictures from my recent performance in a SAM'S CLUB PARKING LOT in Meridian, Mississippi! I attempted to sing all my favorite tunes from the back of a truck for the enjoyment of the patrons...

2008

DECEMBER 31, 2008 -- Neal in MURRAY HILL'S NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA; 10:30 p.m.; THE ZIPPER FACTORY (336 West 37 Street, between 8 & 9th Avenues) TIX ON SALE NOW: Zipper Factory.com "Nightlife superstar MURRAY HILL, Mr. Showbiz himself, once again rings in the New Year with a laugh-tastic, boozy, bodacious variety show with New York's finest, wildest and wackiest performers: DIRTY MARTINI, NEAL MEDLYN, WORLD FAMOUS *BOB*, TRIXI LITTLE & EVIL HATE MONKEY, BRIDGET EVERETT, KENNY MELLMAN, and LIL MISS LIXX. DJ MEL HUCKABEE spins after the show to keep the party going. This line-up is certain to dazzle you, maybe frighten you, and will make you forget about the recession, at least for a night! Don't miss this New Year's Eve Showbiz Elixir Extravaganza to wash down 2008, and come in swingin', swirlin', and feelin' fine in 2009! For more info: www.mistershowbiz.com

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DECEMBER 20, 2009 -- Work in Progress showing of MIGUEL GUTIERREZ'S NEXT DANCE: LAST MEADOW, for which I am the SOUND DESIGNER! Abrons Art Center, 7:30PM, FREE

DECEMBER 14, 2009 -- BENEFIT FOR MIGUEL GUTIERREZ'S LAST MEADOW. I'll be performing a lil something. Abrons Art Center, 6PM

DECEMBER 14, 2008 -- CHRISTMAS, WHERE ARE YOU? An all new show about a Christian contemporary music family and their holiday TV special. Recorded at home with the whole family reunited after a long absence by the sister, played by Everett, two brothers, Mellman and Medlyn and Bridget's son, played by Covelli, set out to brighten the hearts and souls of their audience through sacred song. Songs by 2nd Chapter of Acts, Sandi Patti, Amy Grant and R. Kelly! Hope, faith, love, ex-gay rehabilitation, crystal meth addiction and holiday cheer! Zipper Factory Theater, 336 West 37th Street, 7pm, $15

CHRISTMAS, WHERE ARE YOU?
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DECEMBER 7, 2008 -- OUR HIT PARADE - NEW YORK PREMIERE!! at the Zipper Factory Theater 7pm, $15! "Our Hit Parade was inspired by the 1950s TV musical sketch series "Your Hit Parade," where cast members performed the week's most popular songs as comically literal skits. Here, Bridget Everett, Neal Medlyn, Kenny Mellman and other stars from the downtown performance world do their renditions of the year’s Top Ten hits live on stage at The Zipper. Come see the hottest songs in America interpreted by the hottest musicians, actors and comedians in New York!" Go HERE for Tickets and info

OUR HIT PARADE at the Zipper!
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OCTOBER 27, 2008 -- NEAL MEDLYN RISES AGAIN my all new COUNTRY MUSIC show at La Mama E.T.C.! Bare chests, scruffly facial hair, Country music, Civil War re-enactments, beer drinking (mostly by me), special guests, and dreams of a rhinestone happiness that probably get crushed under the lonesome weight of contemporary Southern existence! Rip roaring good times! I’ve wanted to do a country show for a long time so I got a lot of Southern-ness pent up inside me and I am ready to explode it all over you!! 8pm, $15, at La Mama E.T.C.; 74A East 4th Street, NYC; Box Office (212) 475-7710; Online ticketing available at LaMama.Org

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NEAL MEDLYN RISES AGAIN!!

OCTOBER 4, 2008 -- I perform an extra super special, not to be missed performance outdoors in Riverside Park South as part of LIVE ARTS IN THE PARKS; 12-4PM, FREE!

OCTOBER 2,3 2008 -- in shows by the WAU WAU SISTERS in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY!

SEPTEMBER 25, 2008 -- the world premiere and perhaps only showing ever of my newest show NEAL MEDLYN'S THE PASSION OF KANYE WEST as part of the PRELUDE 08 FESTIVAL! It's a tone poem/choral reading made from Kanye West's marvelous blog posts! Free! in the Elebash Theatre at CUNY's Graduate Center: 365 5th Ave (bet 34 & 35 Sts), My program starts at 8PM, but events are scheduled all day, visit PreludeNYC.org for more info

SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 -- I present a very brief all new, all sappy, all sweater clad show called NEAL MEDLYN'S SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION in HOT WET CAKE at Dixon Place, 8PM, an evening of "Decadent, Gooey, Too-Soon-Out-of-the-Oven New Work" by some of the world's most amazing folks. Visit DixonPlace.org for more...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 -- performing a shortened version of GENESIS, NO! at a private benefit

SEPTEMBER 15, 2008 -- PERFORMING AT THE BESSIE AWARDS! I'll be doing a piece of ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT's dance "Genesis, No!"Click the link for more info

SEPTEMBER 14, 2008 -- Perform with the WAU WAU SISTERS at the SpiegelTent in NYC!

SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 -- TBA! The WORLD PREMIERE of OUR HIT PARADE a show conceived by Kenny Mellman, Ada Calhoun, Brendan Kennedy and myself in which we perform the Top 10 of the day! With special Portland Rock Star Celebrity Guests!! More info HERE!!

SEPTEMBER 9, 2008 -- TBA! NEAL ON A PANEL! "Women and Men: Gender In and As Performance" More info HERE

SEPTEMBER 6, 2008 -- Neal performs as part of the first public performance associated with THE 40 DEGREE PERFORMANCE TOUR! (((How will I do this when I'm supposed to be in Portland, Oregon? Hmmmm...you better come and see!)))

SEPTEMBER 5, 2008 -- TBA! THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE in Portland, Oregon!! My re-creation of Beyonce's 2006 concert DVD is on the road and visiting the unbelievably great TBA FESTIVAL! Go here for more info and tickets: TBA08

AUGUST 30, 2008 -- Neal DJs the closing night of CAMP SUMMER CAMP at PS122!! Oh, if you knew how long I have waited for someone to ask me to be to be a guest DJ....

JULY 9 - 20, 2008 -- NEAL MEDLYN'S UNPRONOUNCEABLE SYMBOL world premiere at PERFORMANCE SPACE 122, 150 First Avenue at 9th Street, NYC. Shows Wednesdays - Sundays at 8PM, additional late shows Saturdays at 11PM. Tickets $20, $15 students/seniors, $10 members available at PS122.org or by calling 212-352-3101

NEAL MEDLYN'S UNPRONOUNCEABLE SYMBOL
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June 20, 2008 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE AT JOE'S PUB! To raise funds and awareness for my big PRINCE SHOW AT PS122 IN JULY, we'll be performing my staging of THE BEYONCE EXPERIENCE LIVE concert DVD at Joe's Pub! 11:30PM, Tickets $12 in advance $15 at the door

JUNE 16, 2008 Neal as Andy Warhol in WASP COVE by my pal RACHEL SHUKERT at COMIX. MORE INFO HERE

JUNE 14TH, 2008 -- THE ACCURSED ITEMS AND BENEFIT PARTY Andrew Dinwiddie's much-anticipated workshop performance of his new piece is part benefit, part mind-blowing extravaganza. I'll do my best to meausre up. MORE INFO HERE

JUNE 10, 2008 -- Performing in a benefit for the marvelous, tall, and seductive WILL RAWLS and DANCE GANG at MONKEYTOWN! (I'm also doing a duet with KARINNE KEITHLEY taht I do not feel it would be wise to miss! MORE INFO HERE

April 25, 26, 2008 -- NEAL MEDLYN'S LIONEL RICHIE OPERA in Austin Texas! As part of the Fuse Box Festival, "A confluence of innovative new theater, film, dance, visual art and music from around the world @ various galleries and performance venues across Austin", 10PM, $10 at the Blue Theater: 916 Springdale Rd. More info at RefractionArts.Org/FuseBox

April 19, 2008 -- Neal performs at a benefit for the wonderful band NA+AN! Two shows: 8PM and 10PM at the Bushwick Starr, 207 Starr St. (bet. Irving and Wyckoff), Bushwick, Brooklyn. More info here: NatalieAgee.com

APRIL 4, 2008 -- THE NEAL MEDLYN EXPERIENCE LIVE! at the NEW MUSEUM! an all-new, all live staging of Beyonce's popular concert DVD from 2006, featuring backup dancers (headed up by special guest and half of Dance Gang, Will Rawls) a special appearance by the other members of Destiny's Child and a guest rapper (all presented by surprise guests!), video, birthday cake, oh God, everything really! Showtime is 7:30. $10 general, $8 New Museum members. More info here: NewMuseum.Org BUY OUR TICKETS NOW BY GOING HERE

MARCH 19 - 22, 2008 -- GENESIS, NO! returns! Adrienne Truscott's wondrous dance in which I am a performer is being re-staged by Dance Theater workshop! Go to DTW'S WEBSITE for more info AND TO SEE A MOST EXCELLENT VIDEO TEASER!

The Strike is Over! Murray's Annual OSCAR Party goes on!!
There will be no blood, but plenty of laughs!!



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You can see me stretch my heart out as part of SEXERCISE LIVE! the terribly exciting Millie Jackson program created and starring Mr. Kenny Mellman and Ms. Bridget Everett and it is playing every Sunday night in February at Joe's Pub. Go. See. It. More info here: Sexercise on MySpace

FEBRUARY 9, 2008 -- Feedforward at Alverno College in Milwaukee. Visit Alverno.edu for more!
 
JANUARY 31- FEBRUARY 2, 2008 -- Feedforward at the WALKER ART CENTER! Visit WalkerArt.org for more info. Great reviews and great reception in Minneapolis! Feedforward was called "hilarious" and I was called "gawky, sometimes spastic!" by the Star Tribune!
 
JANUARY 27, 2008 -- Neal premieres a smidge of his upcoming PRINCE SHOW while in MINNEAPOLIS! as part of Catch 28 at the Bryant Lake Bowl, 7PM

JANUARY 15 - 19, 2008 -- NEAL GUEST STARS IN C'EST DUCKIE!! I'm doing a week of shows with this super high profile Olivier Award winning London show and I have some very surprising things in store!!! Go here for more info and for your tickets:PS122.ORG . THIS SHOW IS SELLING LIKE CRAZY SO GET TICKETS NOW!

JANUARY 11, 2008 -- Performing a brief section of FEEDFORWARD at Alvin Ailey, as part of APAP.

JANUARY 9, 2008 -- singing WE'VE GOT TONIGHT as a special guest in tonight's set by the MARVEMAZING JIM ANDRALIS at Sugarland. Visit JimAndralis.com for more.

2007



DECEMBER 31, 2007 -- Neal in THE MURRAY HILL SHOW: NEW YEAR'S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA! at the Zipper (336 W. 37th Street, bet. 8th & 9th) Get your tickets now for what is sure to be the most amazing night of your life! Show starts at 10:30, features Murray, Adrienne Truscott, Bridget Everett, World Famous Bob, Dirty Martini, Tigger, and Carmine Covelli, and at midnight, A BOOB DROP, courtesy of Bob! Tickets and info at MrMurrayHill.com

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DECEMBER 22, 2007 -- Neal in CATCH 27 at PS 122! Those hard-working Catch fellows have contrived to take over PS122 for 2 weekends! I'm performing some brand spanking new COUNTRY AND WESTERN material for you to enjoy! More info at CATCHSERIES.ORG

DECEMBER 13, 2007 -- Neal performs R.I.P. STEVEN "BABY" MEDLYN, hip-hop requiem for my dead friend with BACK-UP DANCERS and VIDEO by BRENDAN KENNEDY and SPECIAL GUESTS! at the InterArts Annex: 500 W. 52nd Street (between 10th & 11th Ave.s), 10PM, $5, unless you see the 8PM show, in which case it's free to stay!

DECEMBER 2, 2007 -- NEAL MEDLYN'S POCKET WHITNEY, a brand new and perhaps ill-advised short show in which I take a lot of drugs and sing until I cry, at Natalie Agee's Ruby Streak Trapeze Studio! Part of the huge BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS from 12-8, POCKET WHITNEY will be performed at 5:30PM. Go HERE TO NAT'S WEBSITE for more info on all the events!

NOVEMBER 13, 2007 -- Neal performs as part of Chashama's annual benefit at Cafe Un Deux Trois!

NOVEMBER 7, 2007 -- Neal performs a set at new Williamsburg nightspot SUGARLAND, as part of their weekly TUFF LOVE party, hosted by Basic Black! Also performing are Clint & Amy! Begins at 10PM, FREE, 221 N. 9th Street, between Driggs and Roebling in Williamsburg, Brooklyn 718-599-4044, or visit the

OCTOBER 23-NOVEMBER 3, 2007 -- Neal in David Neumann's newest dance FEED FORWARD at Dance Theater Workshop. We've been working on it for a long time, it was a big hit as a work-in-progress at MASS MoCA last month, so come see the premiere! Click the links above for more info and to buy tickets. Showtimes are 7:30PM nightly Tuesdays through Sundays. I'M REALLY THRILLED TO BE IN THIS SHOW, SO YOU BETTER COME SEE IT, BY GOD!

Come see FEEDFORWARD! The New York Times called it "ELEGANT!" "MIRACULOUS!" "IT'S HARD TO IMAGINE A BETTER LINEUP!" and called me "DELICIOUS!" in it!

FEED FORWARD at DTW!
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OCTOBER 14, 2007 -- see a preview bit of FEED FORWARD in Battery Park as part of Culture Fest! around 2PM

OCTOBER 8, 2007 -- Opening for MAXIGEIL & PLAYCOLT whom I have grown to love deeply and sexually, at JOE'S PUB! Yea! 9:30PM. For tickets, follow the Joe's Pub link

OCTOBER 6, 2007 -- CATCH 26, with Neal doing something new and thrilling, probably dressed in something he bought at Woodbury Common Outlet stores, so that's something! the Bushwick Starr, 207 Starr St. bet. Irving & Wyckoff, Brooklyn. (L train to Jefferson)

SEPTEMBER 29, 2007 -- Feed Forward work in progress showing at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass, 8PM, $10

SEPTEMBER 8, 2007 -- Neal marches with wondrous artist GREGORY SIFF as a MARSHMALLOW in this year's DEITCH ART PARADE!!! Exciting, no? 4PM, parade runs on West Broadway from Houstonm to Canal Street.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2007 -- MYSTERY! MYSTERY! MYSTERY!Neal performs as part of MIDNIGHT ART SERIES, an event shrouded in mystery! All I can tell you and all I know is "Please join us on Saturday, September 8 at 11:59pm at 87th and Riverside Drive to begin the hour long live art experience. After-party to follow, location will be announced on September 7."

SEPTEMBER 8, 2007 -- Neal does a short set to open the O'DEBRA TWINS Howl Festival program, Bowery Poetry Club, 10PM, Free!

AUGUST 10, 2007 -- Neal in a benefit for Taylor Mac's upcoming show! HERE Arts Center, Midnight

JULY 14, 2007 -- at Supreme Trading opening for the marvelous MAXIGEIL & PLAYCOLT! They'll be playing songs off their new album and I will be in my new gold lame underpants! It's going to be good! 10PM $5, 213 N. 8th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn

TOUR DATES!

JUNE 22, 2007 -- AUSTIN, TEXAS! Neal at the Blue Theater! 916 Springdale Road, just north of 7th Street

JUNE 19, 2007 -- WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA! Neal at THE GARAGE110 West 7th Street, Winston-Salem (337) 777-1127; 9pm, Pay What You Wish!

MAY 28, 2007 -- Neal guests in Chris Brodeur AKA Touching You's "THE FUTURE OF ROCK" show at Bowery Poetry Club!! 8PM, $5, 308 Bowery at Bleecker

MAY 7, 2007 -- Neal does a short opening set of all sorts of exciting acts you haven't seen as the opener for the O'DEBRA TWINS weekly show at the BOWERY POETRY CLUB! 10PM, $3

APRIL 29, 2007 -- GET MODERN ON ME returns, playing a set for an extra special CATCH at LAMAMA ETC.!!! Excitement!

APRIL 15, 2007 -- show at the ZIPPER THEATER! More info coming soon...

APRIL 2, 2007 -- Neal is a guest in I LOVE THIS SHOW from MintyFresh, an evening of comedians falling in and out of love. at MO PITKINS, 34 Avenue A, 7PM $5. More info at MINTYFRESHCOMEDY.COM

MARCH 29, 2007 -- Neal performs in ROTOZAZA'S DOUBLETHINK at PS122. "Two completely unrehearsed guest performers - different every night - follow instructions from a recorded voice, with a divider between them. They can't see each other; the audience sees both sides, and their differences." Exciting no? Visit PS122.ORG for more Info

MARCH 26, 2007 -- Neal in NIGHT OF A SHITLOAD OF STARS at Bowery Poetry Club

MARCH 22-25, 2007 -- Neal dances in Adrienne Truscott's GENESIS, NO! at PS122

FEBRUARY 4, 2007 -- See a special sneak peek of NEAL MEDLYN'S COMING IN THE AIR TONIGHT at the bi-monthly CATCH Series at Galapagos. Live drumming and blood!

JANUARY 29, 2007 -- Night of a Shitload of Stars at the Bowery Poetry Club!

JANUARY 25, 2007 -- NEAL PERFORMS AT AT LEAST IT'S PINK AFTER-PARTY! Bridget Everett and Kenny Mellman are the super best, so make super sure you see their show at ARS NOVA, for real, it's fantastic and you have to see it or we're not friends.
THEN COME SEE THE AFTER-PARTY AT UNISEX SALON, at which I will be performing. More info on At Least It's Pink HERE


JANUARY 7, 2007 -- NEAL PERFORMS 365 SONGS IN THE PUBLIC THEATER LOBBY! - as part of Suzan Lori-Parks' 365 DAYS/365 PLAYS! 3pm and 7pm, 425 Lafayette Street, FREE