Ingrid Michaelson Celebrates ‘Lights Out’ in NYC

Ingrid Michaelson

She’s been performing for nearly a decade, but 2014 is shaping up to be Ingrid Michaelson’s biggest year yet. On Wednesday, the 34-year-old played to a sold-out crowd of approximately 5,500 adoring fans at New York’s iconic Central Park SummerStage. It was the singer / songwriter’s largest headlining show to date, and Michaelson was very visibly moved by the turnout when she stepped onto the stage to commemorate the milestone. But MORE

Ingrid Michaelson’s ‘Blood Brothers’ video

Ingrid Michaelson - Blood Brothers

Ingrid Michaelson has been happily skipping along the border between indie and mainstream for a while now, and her new music video for Blood Brothers does a pretty good job of really straddling that line. In the video, a team of hair and makeup geniuses turn her into Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Lady Gaga, Gene Simmons, Amy Winehouse, Beyoncé and David Bowie. It's kind of cool, really, and the song is cheerful and pretty, just like Ingrid! MORE

Ingrid Michaelson’s ‘Human Again’ tour

Ingrid Michaelson

There’s an incomparable sense of community at an Ingrid Michaelson concert. Last Thursday, Ingrid ended her spring tour with a homecoming show at Terminal 5 in New York City. Unbeknownst to the 32-year-old singer/songwriter, her management distributed glow sticks to all the audience members upon their arrival. The instructions were to keep them hidden until the encore and wait for the cue to take them out. “This is going to be our last MORE

Alex’s most anticipated 2012 music releases!

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2011 was without a doubt the year of the diva. Adele snatched Taylor Swift’s wig to become the reigning queen of the charts. Katy Perry broke Billboard records by continuing to brainwash America to buy the cyclically re-packaged singles from her intolerable 2010 album, Teenage Dream. Britney kept on “dancing” until the world ended. Rihanna found love in many-a hopeless place, including guest spots on albums by Coldplay and Drake, while MORE

Ingrid Michaelson’s 2011 Holiday Hop!

Ingrid Michaelson

“I want to kill you in the backyard and bury you in snow,” Ingrid Michaelson sang over an upbeat piano freestyle on stage. “This is a holiday song, right?” she asked the audience at her fifth annual Christmas concert (or as she calls it, the “holiday hop”) in New York City last weekend. “It’s got the word ‘snow’ it is so … there you go! That’s all you need!” she rationalized. “I like to think all these horrible MORE