Press

“Part supper club, part theater, Joe's Pub has made everyone from Lady Gaga to Leonard Cohen to Alicia Keys (who called it her "favorite rock & roll venue") feel like royalty.” – Rolling Stone, #8 on the 2013 Venues That Rock

“The only truly multicultural venue in New York" - The New York TimesSaviors of the American Songbook

"The city’s premier small spot for sit-down audiences, Joe’s Pub (named for Joseph Papp, the founder of its parent, the Public Theater) brings in impeccable talent of all genres and origins." - Time Out New York

"The future Norah Joneses are more likely to come from a downtown axis of clubs whose performers gleefully fuzz the boundaries between old and new, and between pop, rock, jazz, rhythm-and-blues, swing, country, world music and performance art. At the nexus of the scene is Joe’s Pub." – New York Times

"My favorite rock and roll venue is Joe’s Pub in New York, where you get all the sweat and the heat from the performances." – Alicia Keys

"Joe's Pub has a quiet cool about itself that you don't really see anymore, it's one of my favorite small stages in the city, and has housed some big voices over the last 14 years. I am excited to now have a part in that and bring some big flavors.” – Andrew Carmellini

"Consistently varied, top quality booking...cabaret, globalist pop prevalent, late night hip-hop too...classy interior...comfy, intimate space." – Time Out NY

"Joe's Pub is so intimate and the audience is a huge part of those shows because they're so close. It's like everybody in the room is in on a secret or something. You've got four guys with guitars, telling stories and drinking whiskey…anything can happen!” – Dierks Bentley

"Best bar to get romantic and play grown-up….Dance, comedy, poetry, and music from folk to hip-hop; sooner or later, it turns up here." – Village Voice

"We love Joe’s Pub, the eclectic nightclub that might feature a cabaret performer one night, a jazz singer the next and a straight out rocker the night after. Poets, scratch DJ’s, composers performing their own material – you never know what you’ll find next, but you can count on the fact that it will be good, very good." – New York Magazine

Press contact: Yuri Kwon, ykwon@publictheater.org