Anne, who is known for weaving hilarious stories from her life into a setlist ranging from high energy belting dance numbers to blow the roof off ballads, will walk you through those awkward moments that all of us can relate to with a soundtrack featuring beloved 80’s hits and anthems.
Anne Steele is an award-winning Cabaret and live performer from NYC. She’s a three-time winner of New York’s prestigious Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs (MAC) Award. In addition to her three MAC awards, Steele is a two-time winner of New York’s Bistro and Nightlife Awards, both celebrating excellence in the New York cabaret community. As winner of the Metropolitan Room’s first-ever Metro-Star Talent Challenge in the summer of 2008, Steele subsequently unveiled her one-woman show, “Strings Attached” at the Metropolitan Room to such acclaim that the initial run was extended and an encore, sold out engagement promptly scheduled which garnered her a feature article and a review in the NY Times. She has been fortunate enough to perform in NYC at such famed places as Town Hall, Rose Hall at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, The Metropolitan Room, BB Kings, Symphony Space, Don’t Tell Mama, Laurie Beechman Theater, Ars Nova, and Brandy’s Piano Bar.Anne will be singing songs from her new CD, What’s Mine, released in March, which is being received with great critical and listener acclaim. What’s Mine is chock-full of anthems that will capture the listeners imagination. With a distinct visual aesthetic Anne Steele is crafting pop music with a message. Dedicated to supporting gay rights, yet still willing to address more traditional pop fare, Anne Steele is a truly interesting and eclectic artist. A joy to listen to and always exciting, her latest EP is the kind of release that will get you dancing on your desk, reveling in major key melodies and powerful vocals.
“A powerhouse EP full of dynamic and zestful make-you-wanna-move songs, but don’t be fooled by the catchy, candy-coated melodies- embedded in these dance floor anthems is a poignant message at heart.” “If the music itself wasn’t already ambitious enough, Steele’s songs are made all the more powerful by her thought provoking lyricism, led by honest and impassioned beliefs.” – PapercutMag.com
In 2010, PS Classics Recordings produced and distributed Steele’s debut album, Strings Attached, based on her performances at the Metropolitan Room. The CD can be purchased via ITunes and Amazon. She launched her CD with a sold out concert in November 2010 at Joe’s Pub in NYC.
Anne appears several times a year with sold out concerts at Joe’s Pub in NY and continues to perform regularly across the country at venues such as Davenports in Chicago, Rockwell Table and Stage in LA, The Blue Moon in Rehoboth Beach, and The Crown and Anchor in Provincetown. She also appears on the high seas with Atlantis Events, R Family Vacations and The Broadway Cruise.
“What’s Mine is a 6 track powerhouse EP full of dynamic and zestful make-you-wanna-move songs, but don’t be fooled by the catchy, candy-coated melodies- embedded in these dance-floor anthems is a poignant message at heart.” -Julia Lamb PapercutMag.com
“What’s Mine, every track is ready for the arena with Steele’s soaring voice perfect for the front row or the nosebleeds.” -Scally Scallywagmagazine.com
“For anyone who has ever had the infinite pleasure of hearing the gorgeous soaring voice of beautiful songbird Anne Steele, one thing has always been quite certain: this enchanting performer has the looks, the personality and most of all, the chops to go far.”
Daryl Glenn for NighlifeExchange.com