Vonda Shepard at The Belly Up Aug. 13

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Two-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner, Vonda Shepard will be performing at The Belly Up on Thursday, Aug. 13 for an album release show of her newest album, “Rookie.”

Shepard has sold 12 million albums, received two Screen Actor’s Guild Awards and a Billboard prize for selling the most television soundtrack records in history for the hit TV series “Ally McBeal.” “Rookie” is the first album of new material in seven years and fans can listen live this August in San Diego.

Shepard says, “For me, ‘Rookie’ is a landmark album. Suddenly, I’m a highly experienced human, who has nothing to lose, so I’m throwing myself out there on this album in a very raw, real and unadorned way.”

Following the trend of many artists lately, “Rookie” was funded through Kickstarter and under her own label. It marks Shepard’s sixth collaboration with producer Mitchell Froom. The tone of “Rookie” harks back to the raw soul and sound of the seventies, sometimes reminiscent of the early Aretha days. “The album features songs looking back on long lost love, fading into the distance, from the perspective of a person who is digging deeper and reconciling these relationships,” says Shepard.

Ticketing Info:
Vonda Shepard
The Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, CA 92075
Thursday, August 13
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Ages 21+ Only
Tickets range from $20 – $22

Fans can download “Rookie” on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby and at

Last time Vonda was in town she sat down with SDEntertainer for an interview and special performance. Check it out:

San Diego resident for over 10 years, I now call this beautiful city home. Originally from the Bay Area, I'm a California girl at heart. I love the outdoors, fitness, food, and a good craft beer (from San Diego of course).

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