Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie - three live performances for The Current (2019; 2020)

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Published on 23 Dec 2020, 3:00
Congratulations go out to Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie, whom The New Yorker named its Pandemic Person of the Year for December 21. "Adam Weiner [is] the songwriter, singer, piano player, and chief showman behind the band — and occasional solo act — Low Cut Connie," wrote Nick Paumgarten in the New Yorker. "His sixth album, 'Private Lives,' came out this fall. … What has enabled him to show off his … chops and his bountiful good vibes — Little Richard meets Mr. Rogers, maybe — is his twice-weekly interactive live stream, called 'Tough Cookies,' which he began in March. Deprived of the thrill and the income of performing live, he started broadcasting from the guest room of his row house, in South Philadelphia."
Weiner is a friend of The Current; he and Low Cut Connie have performed in our studio a number of times, played Rock the Garden 2018 and played at our Day Party during SXSW 2019. Weiner has hosted the radio program The Connie Club, and not long before the pandemic, Weiner performed a solo MicroShow at the Bryant Lake Bowl in south Minneapolis for a roomful of lucky attendees. Here are three live performances by Adam Weiner and Low Cut Connie, recorded for The Current.

SONGS PERFORMED
0:00 "Help Me" (2019)
3:12 "Private Lives" (2019)
7:08 "Stay As Long As You Like" (2020, solo)

CREDITS
Video & Photo: Nate Ryan; Patrick Galbreath; Devon Quick; Helen Teague; Eric Romani; Lauren Cutshall
Audio: Erik Stromstad; Michael DeMark; Eric Romani
Production: Brett Baldwin; Luke Taylor

FIND MORE:
2016 studio session: thecurrent.org/feature/2016/02...
2017 studio session: thecurrent.org/feature/2017/05...
2018 Rock the Garden performance:
thecurrent.org/feature/2018/07/02/low-cut-connie-ignite-the-crowd-at-rock-the-garden
2019 The Current Day Party during SXSW:
thecurrent.org/feature/2019/03...
2019 The Connie Club episode 4:
thecurrent.org/feature/2019/11...
2020 Adam Weiner MicroShow at the Bryant Lake Bowl:
thecurrent.org/feature/2020/02...
2020 Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie Virtual Session:
thecurrent.org/feature/2020/04...

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