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    Thanks to all who came to see us at Tiki Oasis this Summer!

    April 16th, 2014 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    Thanks to all who came down to see us in San Diego for the big summer show at the greatest Tiki party ever!  We love the Tiki Freaks! .If you love the kitchy culture of Tiki aka late 50′s/early 60′s Hawaian, rum drinking, grass skirt weariers,  surfer bands, tropical greasers with gals in mu mu’s […]

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    We got a great review!

    April 16th, 2014 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    The Lampshades show with Garfunkle and Oates and Megan Mullally’s Nancy and Beth got a decent write up. Thanks to Art Levine for our fantastic recent review… “In the final section, I turn to the music comedy show, and after praising Garfunkel and Oates, I turn to the Lampshades; Yet on the same bill as […]

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  • Debbie Gibson and the Lampshades!

    We opened for Debbie Gibson in Palm Springs!

    September 11th, 2012 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    Thank you to Joe Scot and the 600 gay sober men at HOT AND DRY at the Riviera in Palm Springs Sept 8th show. They were the best audience EVER!!!! Seriously.  We are so lucky. We opened for the totally awesome DEBBIE GIBSON! What a blast! She was fun and fantastic. Her back up bald […]

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  • A Space Medley put to good use!

    Lampshades NASA gig for real! Not a staged hoax!

    June 5th, 2012 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    The Lampshades got to play NASA at Edwards Airforce Base. Nothing like a morning show in an aircraft hanger in front of incredibly smart human beings. It was the I DREAM OF JENNIE episode we’ve always dreamed of….Tony and Jeannie get turned into a dying lounge act by Jeannie’s dark haired evil sister with no […]

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    The Lampshades featured in Variety!

    May 3rd, 2012 | Featured | admin | No Comments

    We got a little love from Variety magazine today. They mention a bit about the “Keep the Music Playing” fundraiser for the Education Through Music Los Angeles Org at the Raymond in Pasadena. Read full article here!

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  • Our audience is filled with stars! Betsy Brandt from Breaking Bad, Beth Grant from The Artist…

    Our audience is filled with stars! Betsy Brandt from Breaking Bad, Beth Grant from The Artist…

    November 2nd, 2011 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    We have some serious celeb support.  No, Seriously!.  This ain’t no AA meeting so I am blabbing it up.  The great Craig Robinson and his entire family was at The Lampshades.  Jessie Tyler Fergeson from MODERN FAMILY, Jerry Mathers, THE BEAVER. Oh yeah, and the great PEE WEE HERMAN came dressed as Paul Ruebens. Excuse me while […]

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  • Will&Ed

    Ed Helms Whiskey Sour Hour with a Will Ferrell chaser!

    May 2nd, 2011 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    Thanks to all who made it out to Ed Helm’s Whiskey Sour Radio Hour  at LARGO in LA.  The lampshades got to kick off both shows before Ed’s amazing blue grass band- the most talented musicians- the LONESOME TRIO with Ed on banjo and secret special guest, Will Ferrell! It was all things OFFICE!  Andy, […]

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  • Scot with Mary Testa, Kate, Didi Conn and Loretta Swit

    Kate in LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE

    December 10th, 2010 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    Thanks for everyone who came to see me , Kate Flannery  in the Nora Ephron  and Delia Ephron play, LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE  from Dec. 9th – Jan. 9th in NYC@ Westside Theatre I had such a blast doing the show! Thanks to all who trapest thru the snow and Christmas and new years’ CROWDS. […]

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  • SCOT ROBINSON, SELENA GOMEZ, KATE FLANNERY

    Wizards of Waverly Place guest stars the Lampshades!

    August 5th, 2010 | Featured | Kate Flannery | No Comments

    The answer is YES! Selena Gomez is awesome. The Wizards of Waverly Plance episode entitled Wizards vs, Finkels aired this summer  and continues to air (about 75 times) on Disney Channel. Scot and I had such a great experience playing Harper’s mom and dad on Wizards. Jennifer Stone is adorable! David and Jake, sweet as […]

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    So Kate Flannery, Butch Patrick and Doug Benson walk into a bar…

    June 23rd, 2010 | Featured | admin | No Comments

    Ardmore native “Office” actress Kate Flannery hung out with Butch Patrick, aka Eddie Munster, and comedian Doug Benson at her family’s bar T.A. Flannery’s (11 S. 21st) Wednesday night while she was here to play Helium (2031 Sansom). Benson is performing at the club this weekend. Flannery, who plays Meredith on the hit series, was […]

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