Thursday, December 19, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Donald Fagen of Steely Dan
‘Eminent Hipsters’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

Arts & Culture


** Due to personal circumstances on the part of the speaker, this event has been canceled. There will not be a rescheduled date. Ticket holders will be refunded immediately. As a gesture of goodwill and thanks for your time and patience, Town Hall will also be reaching out to ticket holders with a small token of our appreciation for your understanding. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.** 

An all-star cast of characters spoke to Donald Fagen as he grew up in New Jersey in the early 1960s: Jean Shepherd of WOR-Radio; the swanky Henry Mancini; WEVD’s Mort Fega, “the cool uncle you always wished you had.” And now musician/songwriter Fagen, co-founder of Steely Dan and author of Eminent Hipsters, covers it all, from the cultural figures and currents that shaped him to his college days and life on the road, the paranoid Cold War era, trips into New York City to hear jazz, mind-expanding years at Bard College, and the hilarious recent cross-country tour Fagen made with Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald.

Presented by: Town Hall as part of the Arts & Culture series, with Elliott Bay Book Company. Sponsored by City Arts.
Tickets: $5.
Doors open: 6:30 pm.
Signing Guidelines: Donald Fagen will not be signing books after the event. All books will be pre-signed.
Town Hall member benefits: Priority seating, discounted onsite book sales.
Learn more: About Fagen

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  1. Patrick Murray
    Posted November 25, 2013 at 4:38 pm | Permalink

    Two cancellations in a row? Now I see why former members of Fagen’s band hate him so much.

    • Green Energy
      Posted December 16, 2013 at 1:17 pm | Permalink

      Why so rude? So unnecessary. Let’s hope he will reschedule.

  2. Garlic Tomorrow
    Posted December 14, 2013 at 12:46 am | Permalink

    I think he’s on the meta-road: “Personal Reasons: A Cancellation Tour”. We’re pretty lucky though, I think Raleigh, NC, was the only other city to get an encore.
    Still love the man, though, hope he’s healthy.

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