BEST OF 2015! Joe's Pub style

Callie Baker (Communications Assistant)
Fave JP performance:
John Early
Fave pop sensation:
“Sorry” by Justin Bieber music video
Fave new ablum:
To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
Fave life event:
Moving to NYC and getting hired at Joe’s Pub!
Fave food trend:
maldon salt
Fave makeup trend:
filling in my eyebrows
Fave new shoes:
Adidas

Ben Easton (Artist Relations Manager)
Favorite Non-Joe’s Pub Performances of 2015: D’Angelo & the Vanguard at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium; Wilco (acoustic) at Mass MoCA; Blake Mills at City Winery; FFS at Terminal 5; The Zombies Play Odessey And Oracle at the New York Society of Ethical Culture; Yo La Tengo at the Kings Theatre
Favorite Jam with Clarinet Trio Outro: “Back Pocket” by Vulfpeck
Favorite/Choice Use of a Descending Bass Line: “Good Friend” by Emily King
Favorite Long-Lost Burrito Mecca: Benny’s Burritos
Favorite Revival Play About Flicks: The Flick
Favorite Flick About A Play: Macbeth
Favorite Piano Karaoke Hotspot: Sid Gold’s Request Room
Favorite Watering Hole: Skylark
Favorite All-Around Musical Master to Remember: Allen Toussaint

Alex Knowlton (Associate Director)
Favorite non-JP performances
Eighth Blackbird w/ Will Oldham @ Celebrate Brooklyn; Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld & Bowery Ballroom; Las Cafeteras @ Lincoln Center Atrium
Favorite Joe’s Pub performance:
Tanya Tagaq (January), Mariza (October), Michael Mwenso & The Shakes (October)
New human:
Raja
Favorite meal:
Pasillo de Carne Asada (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Favorite new watering hole:
Threes (Gowanus)
Favorite Radio Jam: Trap Queen by Fetty Wap

Yuri Kwon (Press Manager)
Fave non-JP perf:
Patti Smith, Beacon Theater; Justin Timberlake, Barclays Center; Queen of the Night
Fave JP perf
Employee of the Month, Jon Stewart (September); Justin Vivian Bond, Dixie McCall (September); Bridget Everett, Rock Bottom (January); Bullfighter/Shrive Alive (August)
Fave new TV Show:
EMPIRE, season 1; Master of None
Fave clothing trend:
THE 90s
Fave new restaurant:
Semilla (Williamsburg)
Fave new human:
RAJA
Fave food trend:
HOT CHICKEN

Michele Renkovski (Marketing Manager)
Non-Joe's Pub Performance:
Stromae @ Madison Square Garden
Celebrity Sighting:
C.H.E.R CHER CHER CHER
Joe's Pub Performance:
Adele (November); Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely (January); Lisa Kron w/ Women of Letters (October)
Best New Album:
Amanecer (Bomba Estereo); Sound & Color (Alabama Shakes)
Favorite Songs: Gimme All Your Love (Alabama Shakes); Reprise (Natalie Prass); Here (Alessia Cara)
Guilty Pleasure: Justin Bieber

Shanta Thake (Director)
Favorite Non-Joe's Pub
:
Martha graham cracker at Frankie Bradley's in philly; Circa's Opus at BAM; Taylor Mac @ Celebrate Brooklyn; Patti Smith @ Beacon Theater;  Stevie Wonder @ Madison Square Garden; Neil Diamond @ Barclays Center
Favorite Joe's Pub performances:
Lady Rizo - pre-baby (October); Jamie Leonhart's Estuary (November), ADELE (November); Jomama Jones: Black Light (October); DanceNOW Festival (September); Dawn Landes & Danny Goldstein: ROW (June); Parable of the Sower (January); Justin Vivian Bond: Dixie Mcall (September);  The Ugh. So hard.
Fave new human: RAJA!
Fave meal: the million cinnamon rolls I ate while pregnant
Fave watering hole: Krupa grocery (Windsor Terrace)

Callie Baker
Ben Easton
Alex Knowlton
Yuri Kwon
Michele Renkovski
Shanta Thake