June 22 | Adelaide Cabaret Festival | Adelaide, Australia


Press Quotes

“SENSATIONAL… A fierce but kindhearted fusion of comedy, burlesque, performance art and rock ‘n’ roll”
The New York Times

“kooky, sexy, brilliant” ★★★★
The Scotsman

“If you only see one cabaret show this year, see Lady Rizo.” ★★★★★
TimeOut London

“Hold onto your socks or Lady Rizo will knock them off” ★★★★
Evening Standard

“When she belts the last note, everything is in place. The hand is daintily raised just so, the immobile coiffed hair frames her face and the monstrous eyelashes consume the eyes…you’d barely know what decade it is.”
—Gregory Miller, The New York Post

“[S]he’s a high-class, high-energy belter, who specializes in making old standards sound soulful and contemporary.”
—The Wall Street Journal

“Sings her songs bewitchingly.”
—The New York Times

“Winkingly sexy chanteuse… Lusciously retro vocals.”
Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

“The talented Lady Rizo, who combines glamour, wit, and real vocal chops.”
— Michael Musto, Village Voice

“Rizo’s mischievous grin and banter hold the audience captive.”
New York Press

“ Lady Rizo and The Assettes brought down the house.”
Mens Vogue

“Lady Rizo bring(s) out the Broadway in this chart-topper”
Rolling Stone 

“Caburlesque artist Lady Rizo has, thankfully, upped the ante… throwing in enough hyperfemininity to blow your heart and go down on your mind.”
—Sharyn Jackson, Village Voice

“The brazen blonde belts out classics and pop tunes atop a piano [with] her entourage of scantily clad angels dubbed The Assettes.”
Women’s Wear Daily

“Moby’s “Pale Horses”, features the heart-stoppingly plaintive vocals of cult New York singer Amelia Zirin-Brown (Lady Rizo).”
The Guardian UK

“…All the makings of a fairy-tale ball. Lady Rizo backed by a full string band, swathed in mounds of tulle with the Marchesa signature crystal detailing..”

“The real find of the album has to be vocalist Amelia Zirin-Brown (better known as New York cabaret loon Lady Rizo), who sings recent single ‘Pale Horses’ beautifully and is perfectly suited to Moby’s style.”
—Chris Marling, The Line of Best Fit

Selected Articles

NPR Interview

New York Post – Print Version


Village Voice (Column)

Oregon Live (Portland Review)

Huffington Post (London Review)

Time Out London

One Stop Arts (London Review)

Huffington Post

Gotham Magazine

Magnet Magazine

Betty Confidential

The New York Optimist

Huffington Post

Time Out New York

Grub Street

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