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September 11 9:30 pm PDT
Doors Open: 9:00pm$20
Despite being a wholly independent, self-supported artist, singer-songwriter Kara Connolly ended 2019 nominated for two Hollywood Music in Media Awards (Best Independent Music Video and Best Message Song/Social Impact), on the first-round GRAMMY® ballot for “Best Pop Vocal” album, and ranked in industry insider Music Connection Magazine’s December issue as one of their Top 4 Unsigned Artists/New Music Critiques of the year. Kara had just released her very first record Life in Rear View to sold-out shows at LA hotspots such as The Hotel Cafe and Interscope’s The Peppermint Club, as well as rave reviews in tastemaker publications praising her “unabashedly addictive” and “honest” writing, “powerful” storytelling sensibilities, “gorgeous tone and vibrato,” “invitingly open hearted” presence, creative visuals, and “empowering” perspective. Her devoted supporters (or “Karakeets” as they have so proudly claimed their fandom) had a lot to tweet about.
Now, Kara’s back with Something More and something different: alt-pop productions full of lush instrumentation, soaring, feel-good choruses, introspective, yet imaginative lyrics, and dreamy swells of effects laden guitar. This versatility may be one reason why the songwriter is frequently asked to lend her writing and storytelling skills to other artist’s projects and has landed prime real estate on official Spotify editorial playlists, as well as major film, television and ad placements with Instagram, Lionsgate, ABC, Netflix, and Showtime in the last year alone. Her new single Something More landed as SPIN Magazine’s Video of the Day multiple days in a row with its enchanting music video receiving over 218K YouTube views and counting. Kara celebrates brand new music and being back on the live scene at The Hotel Cafe this September 11th.
UPDATED COVID-19 POLICY: As of October 7th: Due to the Los Angeles County Vaccine Mandate, it is now required that our guests show Proof of Vaccination to enter the venue. Proof of vaccination includes a vaccine card, photo of your vaccine card or the CA QR code. Before November 4th, only one shot is required. After November 4th, proof of both shots will be required. We also ask that all patrons, staff and band members wear masks inside the venue. Thank you. In purchasing tickets and attending the event, you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party attending the event will abide by the aforementioned regulations.
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Ages: 21 and up
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