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Richard Shindell

Naked Soul

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

An expatriate New Yorker now living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Richard Shindell is a meticulous craftsman of song whose studio albums and two live recordings have been revered by critics and fans alike. Innovative, original, and occasionally spiritual, Shindell’s songs weave tales that interchangeably champion the downtrodden, exalt the disaffected, or wax empathetic to those lost to society’s fringes. Shindell’s songwriting is truly eclectic, ranging from light-hearted ballads and adulterous love songs to dirges and diatribes that skillfully skewer politics, prejudice, war, and religion. He has the ability to morph into the soul of the many and varied personalities he casts as narrators in certain songs.

About Naked Soul

Naked Soul presents performances from some of the country’s top singer/songwriters without microphones or amplifiers, as if the music were, acoustically speaking, naked. The musicians in the series draw upon the universal themes inherent in Himalayan art—spirituality, peace, tolerance, wisdom, compassion—on select Friday evenings. Learn More

Presented with Music Without Borders.

Musical performances at the Rubin Museum are made possible by the Carlo and Micól Schejola Foundation.

Naked Soul is made possible with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


Yamaha is the official piano of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Advance Tickets: $40.00

Day Of Tickets: $45.00


Member Advance: $36.00

Member Day Of: $40.50