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Roy Zimmerman at the Coffee Gallery

Jun 7, 2011
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In jail for satire. Get it?

Roy Zimmerman is a singer, songwriter, and political satirist. The tagline on his website is “Funny Songs about Ignorance, War and Greed,” which is a pretty good tagline aside from that missing Oxford comma. He’s popular on the YouTube, where his videos have accumulated a few million page views (then again, so has this). He’s sort of a modern day Tom Lehrer, though perhaps a tad more confrontational in his politics, which tilt towards the “Peace and Social Justice” end of the plane—a natural fit for the Coffee Gallery, where he’ll be playing this Thursday.

Roy Zimmerman at the Coffee Gallery
Thursday, June 9th, 8 p.m.
The Coffee Gallery Backstage
2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena
$15; coffeegallery.com; 626.798.6236




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