New Shows for 2013 
Friday, November 21, 2014, 04:36 AM

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Past Shows 
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:39 AM
Past Shows ( view all )

Moe's Taven
August 15th 2014 9:30pm
Chicago IL

Flagstone
August 7th 2014 9pm
Geneva, IL

Los Angeles Tour 2012-2013

The Good Hurt
May 17th 2013 8pm
Los Angeles, CA

April 16th 2013 5:30pm-9pm
Suede Bar in The Westin Hotel Down town
404 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90071

April 9th 2013 5:30pm-9pm
Suede Bar in The Westin Hotel Down town
404 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Good Hurt
February 14th 2013
8pm
Los Angeles, CA

Angela's Coffee
December 7th 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA

The Belmont
November 24th 9:00pm
Los Angeles, CA

The Good Hurt
October 10th 9:00pm
Los Angeles, CA

The Airliner
September 18th 9:30 pm
Los Angeles, CA

The Good Hurt
September 8th 7:00pm
Los Angeles, CA


Seattle Tour 2012

Comet Tavern
August 18, 4:30p
Seattle, WA


Poulsbo Arts Festival
August 17, 2012 @ 2:00p
Poulsbo, WA


Sliders Cafe
August 3, 2012 @ 7:30p
Carnation, WA

Gypsy Cafe
July 27, 2012 @ 7:00p
Seattle, WA

Vera Project
July 11, 2012 @ 7:00p
Seattle, WA

C&P Coffee Company
July 1, 2012 @3:00p
Seattle, WA


Enlighten Cafe
May 25, 2012 @ 8:00p
Seattle, WA

The Couth Buzzard Books & Espresso
May 18, 2012 @ 7:00P
Seattle, WA

Cafe Allegro
May 11, 2012 @ 7:30p
Seattle, WA

April 14, 2012

opening for David Roth
Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church 7:00pm
Woodinville, WA
Get tickets here http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/236853

The Fun House
April 4, 2012 9:30pm
Seattle, WA

The Coffeehouse Restaurant Tour 2010-2011

Kelly's Tavern
August 21 2011 3:00-7:00pm
Chicago, IL

Horseshoe
July 19 2011 8:00pm
Chicago, IL

Thirteen Pins
June 17 2011 9:00pm
Chicago, IL

Branko's Bistro
January 31 2011 7:00pm
Chicago, IL

Arceduim Coffee House
July 18th 8pm 2010
St. Charles, IL


Arceduim Coffee House
March 22nd 7pm 2010
St. Charles, IL


Tour around London 2009

Goldhawk
September 10th 2009 8:00 P
London, England

Half Moon
September 8th 2009 7:00 P
London, England

Lady Bird
September 7th 2009 8:30 P
London, England

Nags Head
September 6th 2009 9:00 P
London, England

Lord High Admiral
September 4th 2009 8:00 p
London, England

Elixir
September 2nd 2009 7:00 p
London, England

Music Cafe
August 31st 2009 3:55 p
Carshalton Park
Surrey, England

Spice of Life
August 24th 2009 8:30 p
London, England

Cross Kings
August 23rd 2009 8:00 P
London, England

The Albert & Pearl
August 9th 2009 7:00 P
London, England

Tommy Flynn's
July 26th 2009 8:00 p
55 Camden High Street
London, England

River City Bar
June 24th 2009 7:45 p
London, England

Queen Bodica
June 7th 2009 7:00 p
London, England

King Eddie's
June 4th 2009 8:00 p
London, England

Monkey Chews
June 2nd 2009 6:00 p
London, England

The Legion
June 1st 2009 10:00 p
London, England


Tour Around the States 2007-2008

Oct 17 2007 6:00P
Cafe Amici Des Moines, Iowa
Oct 19 2007 7:30P
Cafe Semolino Hays, Kansas
Oct 20 2007 8:00P
Folsom Coffeehouse Boulder, Colorado
Oct 23 2007 6:00P
Express Oh! Boulder, Colorado
Oct 25 2007 8:00P
Burnt Toast Boulder, Colorado
Oct 27 2007 7:00P
Caffe Sole Boulder, Colorado
Nov 3 2007 7:30P
C&D coffehouse Redondo Beach, California
Nov 8 2007 8:00P
Rainbow Room Los Angeles, California
Nov 13 2007 9:00p
Irie Bean Austin Texas
Nov 16 2007 7:00p
The Hideout Austin, Texas
Nov 17 2007 7:00p
Cafe Caffeine Austin, Texas
Dec 6 2007 8:00p
The Wilde Roast Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 7 2007 7:00p
The Coffee Hag Mankato, Minnesota
Dec 8 2007 7:00p
J&S Bean Factory St.Paul, Minnesota
Dec 13th 2007 6:30p
The Ugly Mug Farmington, Minnesota
Dec 14th 2007 7:00p
Bean Factory St. Paul, Minnesota
Jan 4th 2008 8:00p
Brookyln Tea & Coffee House Providence, Rhode Island
Jan 11th 2008 9:00p
169 Bar NYC, New York
Jan 18th 2008 7:00p
The Q Worchester, Massachuetts
Jan 19th 2008 7:00p
Radio Bean Burlington, Vermont
Jan 22nd 2008 8:00p
Crossroads Collective Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jan 23rd 2008 7:00p
Mugsies Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Jan 24th 2008 7:00p
Mugsies New Wilmington, Pennslyvania
Jan 25th 2008 8:00p
Milkboy Acoustic Cafe Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Jan 26th 2008 8:00p
Baltimore Chop Baltimore, Maryland
Feb 26th 2008 9:00p
Columbia City Thearte Seattle, Washington
Feb 29th 2008 8:00p
Trabant Coffee Seattle, Washington
Mar 1st 2008 8:00p
Twin Paradox Coffee House Portland, Oregon
April 23rd 2008 9:00p
Silvie's Chicago, Illinois
May 8th 2008 7:00p
Regular Joe's Hoffman Estates, Illinois
June 18th 2008 7:00p
The Mix Chicago, Illinois
June 22nd 2008 5:30p
Rockerdogs Lombard, Illinois
July 6th 2008 2008 8:00p
Velvet Rope Oak Park, Illinois
August 9th 2008 9:00p
Pennyroad Pub Barrington, Illinois
August 16th 2008 12:00p
Something Fantastic Festival Logan, Ohio
August 28th 2008 8:00p
Uncommon Ground Chicago Illinois
September 19th 2008 7:55p
PLAY:stl Fest St. Louis, Missouri
October 15th 2008 11:00a
Witchita State U

Chicago/Suburbs joints& lounges tour 2009

Novemember 29th 2008 6:00p
Reggie's Music Joint Chicago, Illinois
December 3rd 2008 9:00p
Underground Lounge Chicago Illinois
December 20th 2008 8:00p
Caribou Coffee Shaumburg, Illinois
Feb 6th 2009 7:30p
Caribou Coffee Rolling Meadows, Illinois
March 20th 2009 7:00p
Caribou Coffee Shaumburg, Illinois
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New Review & Interview 
Saturday, March 10, 2012, 04:39 AM
I am thrilled to be featured in Femail.com.au

http://www.femail.com.au/heather-o-neil ... erview.htm

And to be reviewed by indiemindy

http://indiemindymusic.blogspot.com/201 ... festo.html
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News 
Thursday, February 2, 2012, 10:17 AM





playing WEFT Sessions Local 901
Champaign, IL
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Jonathan Widran Piece 
Friday, September 30, 2011, 04:22 PM
CHICAGO BASED SINGER- SONGWRITER
HEATHER O’NEILL BRINGS HER “PROVOCATIVE BLUES
WITH A COMEDY CHASER” TO A POWERFUL TOPIC
ON HER NEW EP A FEMINIST MANIFESTO

Since emerging on the indie scene in 2005 with her debut album Back There, Heather O’Neill has become the rare singer songwriter who addresses the tough topics that provoke and inspire- all the while keeping her fans smiling, tapping their toes and laughing to a vibe she calls “provocative blues with a comedy chaser.” While still committed to injecting “ a comical spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down ”, she tackles her toughest subject yet - misogyny and the way it manifests its self in the modern world. On her funk and R&B infused 6 song EP whose title says it all
A Feminist Manifesto

On a purely musical level, her first release since 2006’s Nine Lives, is O’Neill’s most fully realized project to date. A powerfully produced work whose catchy melodies and infectious grooves offer a beautiful juxtaposition to the powerful and frequently heartbreaking lyrics. Her crisp seductive vocals are backed by a full band, including horns, bass, drums, and special guest stars , renowned Chicago based guitarist Dave Uhrich and Jerry Goodman, legendary for his ground breaking jazz fusion work with Mahavishnu Orchestra.

“With A Feminist Manifesto I wanted to make a record that addresses the nuances of misogyny in a modern setting,” says O’Neill who cites her chief musical influences as Bette Midler, Courtney Love/Hole, Ani DiFranco, Tori Amos, and Erykah Badu.” It’s kind of the modern equivalent of John Lennon’s very bold song “Woman is the N***** of the World”, with the intent of opening people’s eyes to the fact that we have made great strides but there is still a long way to go.”

O’Neill has been sharing her deep seated emotional concepts and wry musical musings with audiences across the US and the UK for over 5 years. Playing in clubs, cabarets, colleges, coffeehouses, and festivals. Her musical diversity has driven a unique slate of bookings, from folk festivals to “hippie festivals” the STL festival and Something Fantastic Festival, as well as top clubs in NYC and Los Angeles including the Rainbow Room, Sunset Grill and Kibbutz Room. The singer has also enjoyed airplay on various podcasts and women’s, college, and international radio stations

A handful of tracks on A Feminist Manifesto layout O’Neill’s unabashed way of expressing the way she feels. The horn splashed opener “ Ballerina in a Bullfight” tackles the issue of men being intimidated by strong women and the refreshing glory of someone who is in touch with his feminine and masculine sides. So he’s not “afraid of the light from a firefly.” Using the grace and power of a bullfighter as a metaphor for being in touch with your hardness and softness. While that song is a first person observation, the mid tempo bluesy “Tiffany Town” sharply addresses the “dumbing down” of women in popular culture.
“Monique” finds a lover musing about the partners her partner had before she came along. “1,000 Springs” is about the desire to stay optimistic while the world is beating you down.

“This EP reflects where I am in a peaceful kind of way. The music sounds happier to me than my previous works. I feel my lyrics still have a tendency to call out the silliness of the world around me. But I have found an acceptance for the way it goes
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