Emmy Award-winning TV writer turned award-winning songwriter, Tracy Newman will perform original acoustic folk songs alongside band mates, the Reinforcements.
When: Saturday, July 21st at 8:30 pm (Make dinner reservations for 7:30pm before the show.)
Where: Genghis Cohen, 740 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046
Who: Tracy Newman is an award-winning acoustic folk singer/songwriter and former TV writer. She has been a staff writer on hit shows such as Cheers, The Nanny, Hiller & Diller, Ellen, Drew Carey, and was the co-creator of According to Jim with Jim Belushi. In 1997 she won an Emmy and the prestigious Peabody Award for co-writing the “coming out” episode of Ellen. At the top of her TV career, Tracy Newman took a departure to reinvent herself and pursue what she loves most, singing and songwriting. She released her first CD, “A Place in the Sun” and is currently working on two more. Tracy Newman's unique story and talents have been celebrated in Huff Po, MORE, American Songwriter, and myriad other press. Her urrent band is made up of Gene Lippmann, Rebecca Leigh, John Cartwright, John O’Kennedy and Doug Knoll (the “Reinforcements”). Tracy Newman is also a founding member of the very successful Los Angeles improvisation group, The Groundlings (http://www.groundlings.com/ ).