A few days after he takes the Naturalization Oath and becomes an American citizen, Jann Klose will perform at Rockwood Music Hall, alongside singer-songwriter Kris Gruen on Tuesday, October 26 at 7pm.
Jann Klose is an award-winning pop singer-songwriter, born in Mannheim, Germany and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Johannesburg, South Africa and Hamburg, Germany. Jann first arrived in the United States as an AFS exchange student in Cleveland, Ohio. His single “Love You the Most” is part of the soundtrack for the movie “Married Young” (Amazon) and has been streamed over 3 million times. Jann is an ambassador for Desmond Tutu’s TutuDesk campaign and Brick by Brick Uganda. Klose has performed as an actor and singer in touring companies of Broadway musicals, including “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” and “The Who’s Tommy” as well as made for TV movies, voice overs and commercials.
Becoming American – A Celebration! celebrates Jann Klose and his love of American culture, Jann will be sworn in at City Hall on October 22, and later that week, Klose and his 5-piece band will perform his first concert as an American citizen at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2. Also featured on the bill is Americana singer-songwriter Kris Gruen.
The show will feature brand new songs, including “Sugar My,” “Flesh & Blood,” “All The Way Down,” and “Surrender” all co-written with hit songwriter Alex Forbes (Taylor Dayne, Nile Rodgers, South African artist Elvis Blue). Jann’s seventh studio album is slated for an early 2022 release. Favorites from Jann’s prior releases will also be represented in the set, including songs from his most recent album, In Tandem, released on South Africa’s legendary Gallo Records/Sheer Sound, featuring duets with a wide range of stars from three continents, including singers Karen Zoid (coach on The Voice SA) and Annie Haslam of Renaissance. Jann’s two recent singles,
Tickets are available here.
Jann Klose Upcoming Shows
October 26 – Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2, New York, NY
November 26 – Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Brookville, NY
November 27 – Elsewhere w/ Gary Lucas, Brooklyn, NY