Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Singer-Songwriter Judith Owen Releases Clever Video to Promote Upcoming House of Blues Show

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 1:40 PM

click to enlarge judith_and_leland.jpg
When she performed at the State Theatre earlier this year with headliner Bryan Ferry, singer-songwriter Judith Owen immediately endeared herself by greeting the crowd with a “Hello Cleveland” as she began to play a 30-minute set of Norah Jones-like mellow jazz/pop tunes.

As she explained, she had every right to use the phrase since her husband, Harry Shearer, plays a character in Spinal Tap, the cult classic that spawned the expression.



In this clever video posted below, she again exploits that connection and holds up a photo of her husband portraying Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap. She made the video to promote her upcoming show at House of Blues Cambridge Room on Thursday.

At House of Blues, she’ll perform with the “legendary” bassist Leland Sklar (Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Phil Collins), and she promises she'll play her “sexy version” of “Smoke on the Water” too.

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation