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"A legendary artist and true musician...

internationally celebrated for her songwriting, her commitment to community, her supernatural vocal range, her mastery of blues piano, Cajun accordion and folk guitar...."

"a magnificent voice...-NY Post

"Genius" -Interview Magazine

"The female Frank Zappa" - Billboard


Phoebe Legere is a blues, cajun and folk MUSICIAN. She is a master songwriter who combines multiple art forms in her performances and videos. She plays many instruments including piano, accordion and blues guitar, she produces and arranges her own music, she conducts and writes for symphony orchestras and she sings in a powerful natural voice that moves effortlessly from a blues howl to uncanny sweetness.

PHOEBE LEGERE

She had her Carnegie Hall debut and was signed to Epic Records when she was 16. Her original song Marilyn Monroe was a hit on college radio in 1990, and her accordion song Amazing Love was in the Top 40 on Adult Contemporary in 1997. Legere has starred in independent cult films including Mondo New York and Toxic Avenger 2 and 3. As the lead in Toxic Avenger Legere played a blind musician performing folk classics like Red River Valley and Amazing Grace. Legere opened for David Bowie on his national tour in 1991. She was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in music in 2000.



In 2002 her musical work about Queen Weetamoo, her Native American ancestor, won the New York State Council of the Arts grant. June 1st, 2014 she received the prestigious Acker Award for Excellence in the Avant Garde. Legere is the Founder and Director of the NY Underground Museum. Her Foundation for New American Art 501c3 and Festival for Gifted Children is dedicated to nurturing the visionary artists and musicians of the future. In 2013 Legere created the Shamancycle, a 15 person giant Eagle bicycle that runs on Alternative Energy. Legere will perform on the moving stage of the Shamancycle at the San Francisco Makers Fair on May 15. Legere has released fifteen CDs of blues folk and Cajun original music, and has appeared on National Public Radio, CBS Sunday Morning, PBS City Arts, and Charlie Rose. She has sung at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and at the Congres Mondial Acadian. Legere was featured singing her original blues song “Hip Hop Frog” on HBO March 23rd. Her Cajun CD Acadian Moon with her cousin Ray Legere was played on 40 college stations in Canada. Her recent musical Shakespeare and Elizabeth ran for 3 sold out weeks Off Broadway. Legere just received commission from Theater for the New City in NYC to write a new play with blues, folk, Acadian and Cajun music. © 2016