Friday, January 22, 2016

April Showers With Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho, My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mommy
Photo: Pixie Vision


Margaret Cho brings you showers of gold this April!

Three time Grammy and Emmy nominee, comedian Margaret Cho has confirmed she will release her new studio album, American Myth” on April 29, 2016 via her Clownery Records label.   American Myth is the follow-up to her 2010 Grammy nominated debut album Cho Dependent and is Margaret’s first new music in over 6 years.

Cho has already released three videos off the album with “Ron’s Got a DUI,” “Fat Pussy” and the controversial “(I Want To) Kill My Rapist.”  Margaret  will reveal at least two more videos in the coming months from American Myth leading up to the album’s release in April.

Ron’s Got a DUI” –
(I Want To) Kill My Rapist” -

 “I am extremely proud to release American Myth. This is an album of anthems and showcases my first efforts as a composer. I made it with my longtime collaborator Garrison Starr and an incredible and inspiring crew of artists. It is my glamorous and glittering tribute to family, comedy, anger, fame, gayness, grief, fat pride, love and hate. “ – Margaret Cho

Back in November, Margaret made her musical performance debut with her band “The Dog Children”on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” with her fan favorite song “Lice.”
In addition, you can catch Margaret as the new special co-host on “Fashion Police” on E! throughout the 2016 season as well as hosting the New Now Next Honors on Logo Feb. 1 and as a guest on “Real Time with Bill Maher”  Friday, February 12.  
Margaret will also continue to tour with her ever evolving stand-up comedy show throughout 2016 where she typically performs a few songs at the end of her sets.  She will continue to tackle difficult subjects with sensitivity and razor sharp insight. A pioneer amongst women in comedy, Margaret doesn’t take anything for granted

“It’s a wonderful thing to be known as a ‘safe haven’ for people who feel disenfranchised. The audience at my shows don’t necessarily consider themselves traditional comedy fans. I seem to be a secure alternative for people who don’t think they’re being represented in society. They come because my point of view satisfies a lot of what needs to be said out there, and that makes me really proud.”

2016 Tour Dates
January –
28, 29, 30                      Improv                         Kansas City, MO
February –
4,5,6                              Goodnight’s                 Raleigh, NC
25                                  Fine Arts Center          Colorado Springs, CO
26, 27                            Wise Guys                   Salt Lake City, UT

March –
5                                    Kallang Theatre           Singapore
24, 25, 26                      Stress Factory             New Brunswick, NJ
31                                  Improv                         Ft. Lauderdale, FL

April –
1,2                                   Improv                                 Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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