Barb Jungr Time Out New York Accolade
17 December 2008
Leading song-stylist and chansonnier Barb Jungr has been recognised in the 2008 Time Out - New York end-of-year listings as number one in The Best Cabaret category.
A regular performer in New York over the past eighteen months, she has carved a niche within the resurgent cabaret scene in the city. This award serves to confirm her status on the World stage and as a leading performing artist in The Big Apple.
Appearing ahead of such stalwarts as Elaine Strich and Paula West, Adam Feldman, cabaret writer in the magazine wrote "The English singer cut loose with raw anguish and easy humor, confirming her status as the most exciting interpreter around."
During the past eighteen months, Jungr has held sell-out residencies at great venues like The Metropolitan Room and Joe's Pub. Earlier in the year, she was awarded a 2008 Nightlife Award at Manhattan Town Hall and she appeared on the front cover of the arts section in The New York Times.
Her recent album "Just Like a Woman - hymn to Nina" has been roundly praised and her early 2009 activity will focus on her renowned interpretations of Bob Dylan songs in a UK tour entitled "Man in a Black Coat". 2009 looks equally promising with a headline appearance at The Purcell Room on Monday 9th February and a return to The Metropolitan Room, New York in March.
Barb JungrJust like a woman - hymn to Nina