Robin De Jesus, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Jason Gotay, Michael McElroy, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik Set for Twenty-Somethings Concert

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15 Jul 2013

Twenty-Somethings, an evening featuring the work of up-and-coming songwriters Blake Pfeil, Zoe Sarnak and Drew Overcash, will be presented Aug. 12 at 8 PM at The Highline Ballroom.



In addition to the songwriters, the 90-minute concert will feature the talents of Nick Cartell, Robin de Jesus, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Jason Gotay, Michael McElroy, Taylor Noble, Lauren Pritchard, Kacie Sheik and NYC a cappella group BLACKOUT.

The band will consist of Bobbie L. Crow III on cello, Rick Ippolito on bass, Simon Kafka on guitar and Cody Rahn on percussion.

Pfeil's music has been featured at Joe's Pub, New World Stages, 54 Below, (le) Poisson Rouge, as well as NYC's The Bitter End, where he is a member of the Singer/Songwriter Sessions. His debut EP, "Crossing Connecticut," will be released this September.

Sarnak wrote the book, music and lyrics for The Quad, developed and performed at Harvard's Loeb Experimental Theatre. Sarnak has four full-length musicals in development, including Mixtape, featured in Silent Street Productions' 2012 season, PainLess (with book by Michael Kimmel) and A Lasting Impression.

Overcash's musical Boys Vs. Girls was recently optioned, and his other shows — Joe, To You With Love and Rhapsody  — are all under development.

The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information and tickets, visit highlineballroom.com.