2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: ICM Partners

Lipstick Gypsy

Thursday, March 17
8:30PM - 8:40PM

Mohawk Indoor
912 Red River St


Listen to Infatuation


“I got a text from a friend in the music industry; it was actually a video of John singing,” says producer Chris Liggio. “I responded right away, basically saying ‘Who the f--- is that?! I want to meet him.’” And so was borne Lipstick Gypsy—a sparkling, stirring nu-funk/ soul duo that calls New York City home. The John in question is John Thomas, a singer/ songwriter originally hailing from Martha’s Vineyard. Yes, that Martha’s Vineyard—the idyllic coastal hamlet and musical hotbed. Not.
“I think I’m the first major label signee from M.V.,” John chuckles. “There was no music scene. None. And whatever my friends were listening to, it definitely wasn’t what I was into: Boyz II Men, 112, Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight. Needless to say, I spent a lot of time alone.”
John sought other outlets for his influences and found one that was, well, downright divine: “I started singing gospel music in church,” he recalls. “I just fe...

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