in concert: Kimya Dawson with Your Heart Breaks!
Wednesday Mar 21, 6PM @ 2640 (2640 St. Paul St.)
2640 is thrilled to welcome Kimya Dawson back to Baltimore! Kimya's last pass through 2640 brought some of the warmest, most beautiful songs we've heard in some while, and we can't wait for more. Formerly of the Moldy Peaches, featured on the soundtrack to Juno, and creator of six gorgeous solo albums, Kimya creates music celebrating "all the magnificent strangeness and unwavering beauty in the world and in people", and she's on a mission to embrace the whole world.
Doors open at 6 pm, show at 7. Come early for music by Kimya's touring partner Your Heart Breaks! All ages, $12. Advance tickets available at
See "more info" for artists' bios. Hope to see you there!
Kimya Dawson is a Grammy winning, platinum selling singer songwriter most widely known for her work on the JUNO soundtrack and her former band, The Moldy Peaches. She has released 6 solo albums, including a children’s album “Alphabutt”. She has been featured in Rolling Stone, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, NY Times, NME, Q, AOL, etc. She has performed live on the View, at the Independent Spirit Awards, TED/Boulder, was invited to perform on Sesame Street, and also performed at the REM Tribute at Carnegie Hall.
Kimya’s new solo album “Thunder Thighs” was self released October 18, 2011 on her own imprint Great Crap Factory. The album features guest performances from Aesop Rock, members of the Strokes, Mountain Goats, Forever Young Senior Citizen Rock and Roll Choir, Kimya’s 5 year old daughter Panda, and many more.
“Kimya Dawson straddles the line between precious and profound”.- Rolling Stone
“a veteran of the scrappy anti-folk circuit, with stream of consciousness songs that balance the caustic and the childlike”- NY Times