Emerging Artist: Eleni Mandell

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell will be the focus of the Museum’s second Emerging Artists showcase, taking place in the 200-seat GRAMMY Sound Stage.  Influenced by fellow L.A. artists X, Tom Waits, and Rickie Lee Jones, The New Yorker described Mandell in 2001 as “perhaps the best unsigned artist in the business.”  Since then, she has gone on to record seven critically-acclaimed albums, including 2009’s Artificial Fire.  During the program, Mandell will share the story of her indie success before performing a selection of her cool, jazz-tinged songs.