Our second free EARFULL MINI show at the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, we host author Tom Perrotta and musician Dennis Brennan.
Tom Perrotta is the bestselling author of nine works of fiction, including Election and Little Children, both of which were made into Oscar-nominated films, and The Leftovers, which was adapted into a critically acclaimed, Peabody Award-winning HBO series. His other books include Bad Haircut, The Wishbones, Joe College, The Abstinence Teacher, Nine Inches, Mrs. Fletcher, and his newest, Tracy Flick Can't Win. His work has been translated into a multitude of languages. Perrotta grew up in New Jersey and lives outside of Boston.
Many people consider the roots-rock, singer/songwriting Dennis Brennan to be Boston's own Leonard Cohen or Elvis Costello. He was a featured member of many of Boston’s best bands throughout the ‘90’s and ‘00s, including the Martells, Push Push, and Young Neal and the Vipers. A prolific songwriter in his own right, you can hear his beautiful songs about life's hardships on the Rounder records Jack in the Pulpit and Iodine in the Wine, where he’s supported by two of Boston’s best: Duke Levine and Billy Conway. Always a dynamic and versatile performer and singer, Dennis is known for his exciting bands that range from classic country and R&B to jazz, rock, and blues.
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In the first ever free EARFULL MINI show at the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, we host author Marianne Leone and musician Will Dailey.
Marianne Leone is a film and television actress, a screenwriter and an essayist. She’s the author of Jesse: A Mother’s Story and Ma Speaks Up & A First-Generation Daughter Talks Back. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, Lithub, Solstice, Coastal Living, Bark, Post Road, and others. As an actor, Marianne has had a recurring role on HBO's The Sopranos as Joanne Moltisanti (Christopher’s mother), and has acted in films by John Sayles, Larry David, Martin Scorsese, Nancy Savoca and David O. Russell.
Will Dailey is an acclaimed independent recording artist, performer and artist advocate. His sound has been described as a Venn diagram of multiple genres with a rich vintage vibe channeled through his authentic, wry and energetic performances. Dailey's albums always garner stellar reviews, with 13 million spins on Spotify, and twice hitting the top 20 on the national Billboard Heat Seeker chart. He's won 8 Boston Music Awards including Album of the Year, and Artist of the year - and has shared the stage and studio with Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Roger McGuinn, Kay Hanley, G Love, Steve Earle, and Tanya Donelly. All-inspiring famed rock journalist, Dan Aquilante, calls him “the real deal.” Dailey's latest album, Golden Walker, hit #1 on Billboards Northeast Heat Seekers, with the Boston Herald calling it a "new peak" and one of the best albums of the year.
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