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Welcome

Allie Chipkin is a Poughkeepsie native singer-songwriter with musical influences from the folk, jazz, pop, country, and musical theater worlds.  She attended The Boston Conservatory as a Musical Theater major but eventually found herself a Skidmore graduate with a BA in English.  Allie combines 14 years of classical voice training with her appetite for poetic language to create music that is both vocally and viscerally complex.  In the writing process, Allie lets her melodies follow the emotional arc of her words and allows those words to be unapologetic.  Allie's first album, Honey & Knives (2014), found particular inspiration from Joni Mitchell, Sara Bareilles, Patti Smith, Ani DiFranco, and Laura Mvula.  Please support Allie and her music by purchasing Honey & Knives off iTunes or from www.alliechipkin.bandcamp.com. Peace, love, and many thanks!

Previous events

Allie Chipkin @ Salto Coffeeworks

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Salto Coffee Works, 112 E 2nd St, Nederland, CO

Tacos, Coffee, and 2 hours of outdoor patio tunes! Come enjoy a tasty variety of Allie's originals and covers

Allie Chipkin @ The Laughing Goat

The Laughing Goat, 1709 Pearl St, Boulder, CO

Forrest Porridge (8pm) Caitlin Anne Webster (9pm) and Allie Chipkin (10pm) play at the Pearl Street Laughing Goat. Suggested donation $5-15.

Private Wedding Performance

Beacon, NY

Allie Chipkin @ The Path Cafe

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The Path Cafe, 131 Christopher St, New York, NY

Go for a walk on the high-line and have a delicious West Village dinner before popping by to watch Allie play the Path Cafe on Tuesday at 8pm! Have a snack and some drinks at this lovely little cafe!

Free!

Allie Chipkin sings The United State's National Anthem @ Fenway Park

Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

Allie sings the Star Spangled Banner for the Boston Red Sox when they play the Seattle Mariners this Friday night at 7pm. Follow along on Live-Stream at www.NESN.com if you can't make the big game!

Allie Chipkin @ Chamard Vineyards

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Chamard Vineyard, 115 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT

Taste Wine, love life, and listen to 3 hours of original music and covers by Allie Chipkin!

Allie Chipkin @ Campfire.Festival

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Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A memorial day weekend songwriters' festival where I'll be passing several originals in the round with Aurora Birch, Hannah Rose Baker, and Molly Pinto Madigan on MAY 23rd from 3:00-4:20! So thrilled to play this venue- come check it out!

$10 for single day pass, $25 full weekend festival

Allie Chipkin at the Broken Bow Brewery

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Broken Bow Brewery, 173 Marbledale Rd, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

A fun night of music and beer tasting at the Broken Bow Brewery in Westchester! 2 hour set and exponential fun!

Age limit: 21+

Feb28

Musical Jamboree

Sherman JCC, 9 Route 39 South, Sherman, CT

Hudson Valley locals Allie Chipkin, Frank Chiafari, & Rob Daniels play sets of their own original music at the Sherman, CT JCC.

Open Mic Finals - Invitational Round

The Towne Crier Cafe, 379 Main Street, Beacon, NY

Watch the most exciting open mic talent in the Hudson Valley compete for a chance to play an opening slot at the Beacon Towne Crier! A fun night for all :)

$8 Age limit: All ages

Songwriter's Showcase

The Towne Crier Cafe, 379 Main Street, Beacon, NY

A showcase of local songwriting talent featuring Allie Chipkin, Amanda Homi (amandahomi.com), and John Margolis (eugeneruffolo.com).

$10 (free for members) Age limit: All ages

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Fenway 

Singing at Fenway Park was such a surreal experience.  I never imagined I would actually get the chance to sing before 30,000 people, much less at a Boston Red Sox game!  My family was so excited to come down onto the field with me (they are HUGE Sox fans) and I couldn't have been more thrilled that we all got to experience this side by side.  So proud to make those I love proud, and so happy to be living my dreams!  Thank you all for your support!

Updates! 

Been playing out and working on writing for my second album.  Can't wait!  Look out for more details. Happy St. Patty's Day!

iTunes & Spotify! 

Honey & Knives is finally up on iTunes and Spotify!  Check it out!  There are also gorgeous physical copies available under the STORE and MUSIC tabs of this website! SO HAPPY :D

Thanks 

Yay!  Thank you for visiting my website!  Beautiful, jacketed copies of Honey & Knives have finally come in and are READY for order under the STORE and MUSIC tabs!  Music will also go up on iTunes in the next couple of weeks!  Please sign up for my mailing list for updates. 2 NEW SONGS in the works that will hopefully debut at my live show on Saturday August 30th at 7pm in the Path Cafe!  Thanks for your support :)