This is a pretty new blog (or rather, a new location for a pretty old blog), and I’ve already spent a great deal of time extolling the virtues of my beautiful and talented wife, Paula.

Well, I’m going to have to do that again, so bear with me.

My wife is part of a truly wonderful musical group known as “The Icky House Club.”

I’ve actually known all three members of this group for quite a while.  Naturally, I’ve known my wife for a good long time.  Carlos, the other singer, is a very good friend of mine with the most gorgeous tenor voice you’ve ever heard.  We were in a production of “Children of Eden” together.  (He played Adam.  I played third schlub from the left.)  Mickey, the guitarist, front-man, songwriter, and other other singer is also a good, long-time friend, although I’ve actually known him as a performer and songwriter for longer than I have as a friend.  He, too, is brilliant.

The musical result is a whole that is far greater than the sum of its parts.  I’ve seen different incarnations of Mickey’s bands before, but Mickey, Paula, and Carlos make a perfect trio of vocal harmonies.  It’s as smooth and rich as butter wrapped in silk.

I don’t go around plugging shows all that often, and I wish there was a way to convince you that it’s not just because Paula’s my wife, and Carlos and Mickey are my friends.  They really are that good.  Please, if you can, do me a favor and go check out their show.  I promise, upon my honor, you won’t regret it.

The Icky House Club: Lost in Playland
With Special Guest: Uke Skywalker
Friday, November 13, 2009, at 7:00 PM
The Duplex: 61 Christopher St., NYC
$10 cover and 2 drink minimum