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26 - Apr
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(Nearby Event: Concerts & Music, Family)
Where:World Cafe Live, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104

Lisa Loeb is a singer/songwriter, producer, touring artist, actor, author and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling number (or No.) 1 hit song, Stay (I Missed You) from the film Reality Bites, as well as two back-to-back albums that were certified GoldTails and Firecracker. A trailblazing independent artist, Lisa was the first musician to have a number (or No.) 1 single while not signed to a recording contract. She followed that remarkable feat with the hit singles, "Do You Sleep," "I Do" and "Let's Forget about It and the albums Cake and Pie, The Way It Really Is, and No Fairy Tale. A native of Dallas, Loeb earned a degree in comparative literature from Brown University, where she experienced her first taste of real musical success with the duo Liz and Lisa (with Elizabeth Mitchell). The pair built a substantial following on campus and often booked shows in New York on the weekends. Fellow singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik also played in the band during Loebs final year of college. When Loeb moved to New York City after graduation, she continued to develop her vision, this time as a solo artist, and hone her artistic talents while carefully managing the business side of her career. This led to Reality Bites and Stay in 1994, and the rest, as they say, is history. The fact that Stay became a number one single in 1994 and still resonates with people today is a testament to Loebs gift as a songwriter and storyteller. Lisa Loeb has successfully parlayed her talents into a multidimensional career encompassing music, film, television, voice-over work, and childrens recordings. Her acclaimed studio CDs include her major-label debut, the gold-selling Tails (Geffen, 1995), and its follow-up, the Grammy-nominated, gold-selling Firecracker (Geffen, 1997). In 2002, Loeb distributed the album Cake and Pie through Interscope Records, and the record was later re-released, complete with additional tracks, as Hello Lisa (Arte
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