Friday, September 21st @ 7pm
Ryans Daughters presents “45s” a Joe Dettmore & Thomas PryorStoops to Nuts tribute to the seven-inch records that ruled our youth. The lone dollar in your pocket spent after painful consideration. Your 45 collection defined you. Each record was treasured. The show unfolds the curious ways this was true. Join Joe Dettmore & Thomas Pryor with special guest, Sean O’Neill for story and song on Friday, September 21st @ 7pm Ryans Daughter 350 East 85th Street.
Joe Dettmore has been the Creative Director of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and now with Trevor Noah for the past 13 years. Mr. Dettmore sold out Cornelia Street Café twice for his “Cat Stevens Songbook ” review and he’s a repeat performer with The Losers Lounge at Joe's Pub. He also is a storyteller, writes, acts, and was a member of “Miracle Baby,” the first musical improv house team at The Magnet Theater. On the side, Joe paints and makes stunning stain glass windows.
Thomas Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and other periodicals. His memoir, “I Hate the Dallas Cowboys - tales of a scrappy New York boyhood,” was published in 2014 (YBK). Pryor’s blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," was chosen by The NY Times for their Blog Roll in 2008. Thomas appeared on PBS's "Baseball: A NY Love Story," NBC’s "New York Nonstop,” “This American Life,” & “Impractical Jokers.” His newspaper column ran in Our Town & The West Side Spirit. For five years, Thomas curated “City Stories: Stoops to Nuts,” at Cornelia Street Cafe that Time Out, The NY Daily News and CBS News praised. His photography portfolio, "River to River - New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was published in 2012 (YBK). Cornelia St Cafe hosted an exhibition of his work. NBC TV, NY Press and NY 1 TV highly recommended the exhibit and portfolio. Pryor's passion is preserving the history of Yorkville through storytelling, writing and photography. His play about the neighborhood, “City Boy,” is coming back.
special guest, Sean O’Neill
Always indebted to Ryan's Daughter for letting us play in their yard. Thank you, Jim, Mick & Walter.