She cancelled the San Jose, CA support slot (July, 25, 2015) due to illness.
- Morrissey at the Dresden Dolls show in LA - account by Amanda Palmer - Morrissey-solo (June 2, 2008)
Amanda Palmer (born April 30, 1976) is an American performer, director, composer and musician, who came first to prominence as the lead singer, keyboardist and songwriter of The Dresden Dolls. In 2008 she released her first solo album. Her main instrument is the Piano but close second became the Ukulele. Theatre Is Evil released in 2012, credited to Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra, was completely funded by her supporters and became the top crowd-funded music project even reaching the Billboard Top Ten. She published her best-selling memoir [r=11894295] in late 2014 detailing her artistic points of view and her personal experiences as street performer through Grand Central. Consequently on March 2015, she started using Patreon as her main source of her income and a better way of direct communication with her fans and community. Her 2019 solo album and the accompanying tour had life, death, abortion, and miscarriage among its main themes.
She is married to writer Neil Gaiman since January 2011. She has one child, Anthony “Ash” Palmer Gaiman.
Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer (born April 30, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and performance artist who is the lead vocalist, pianist, and lyricist of the duo The Dresden Dolls. She performs as a solo artist and was also a member of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, and the lead singer and songwriter of Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra. She has gained a cult fanbase throughout her career, and was one of the first musical artists to popularise the use of crowdfunding websites.
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