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Lucy Lawless in Concert
Lucy Lawless - Music from the New Zealand Actress and Singer
Find out all about actress Lucy Lawless in concert - her music and her gigs! If you're familiar with the fantasy TV series from the 1990s, Xena: Warrior Princess, or the more recent hit TV show Spartacus: Blood and Sand, then you'll know Lucy Lawless best as either the warrior princess herself, or the Roman wife of Batiatus, Lucretia.
But did you know that the Kiwi actress is also a singer? Many Xena fans have enjoyed watching their heroine in concert in such locations as LA, San Francisco and London. Lucy has performed various energetic themed sets, from rock to country.
I was lucky enough to see Lucy live in London, back in May 2008, when she appeared in concert at the Carling Academy, during the first ever official Xena convention that was being held nearby.
This page showcases Lucy's concerts, CDs, DVDs and music, with exclusive photographs from the London show. Get ready to rock like a true warrior queen!
Photo Credit: Lucy Lawless in London; photo copyright of the author
Lucy Lawless Concerts - 2007-2009 Concertography!
Lucy Lawless at The Roxy in LA, 14th January 2007.
Photo Credit: Graphicgoop, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons
Pure White Party - Dinah Shore Weekend - 2007
The Roxy Concert - Hollywood, CA - 2007
The Canal Room Concert - New York City - 2007
The Chicago Concert - Chicago - 2007
The Roxy Concert - Hollywood, CA - 2008
Bad Girls in Heaven Concert - The Carling Academy, London, UK - 2008
Universal City Walk - Los Angeles - 2008
The Herbst Theatre Concert - San Francisco - 2008
Pleasuredome Concert - The Roxy, Hollywood, CA - 2009
Lucy Lawless & Friends - King's Arms, New Zealand - 2012
"My voice likes rock music. My problem is, I can do a lot of things, but I have to find my own voice
Who Loves Lucy?
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How Lucy Got Started in Singing
Lucy Lawless on Celebrity Duets in 2006
At school, Lucy was always picked to play the main part in plays and musicals. With a talented singing voice, after graduating high school in 1985, she set her sights on becoming an opera singer, and signed up for private voice lessons at Auckland University while studying languages. But a structural approach to singing killed Lucy's enjoyment and natural urge to sing. Instead, she found work in Auckland modeling and acting.
Apart from a bit of singing on stage at annual Xena conventions, Lucy did not sing professionally until 2006, when she took part in the American reality show, Celebrity Duets. She came second in the competition.
How did Lucy get involved with Celebrity Duets?
"My friend Eric Vitros, who is a famous singing teacher, they had approached him, and they approached my agents, who turned it down without consulting me because I don't do reality television, at least not before. Finally, Eric said they keep bothering me to get you to do this reality show, and I am like, what is it? The chance to sing with Smokey Robinson, are you kidding me'.' I totally want to do it! I told my agents to make the deal. My reps thought it would make me look tacky. I was like, I don"t care This is such a challenge."
- Gay Chicago Mag September/October 2007
What did Lucy think of not winning Celebrity Duets?
"I think there was something in my nature not ready to be a winner. I am a newcomer. I feel so lucky that I could go out and take it, and that is a fatal flaw. I am over that, by the way, but at the time, looking back because I was just learning to sing then, and it was only after the very last night and all the judging was done when I was able to sing a song of my choice on my own in my key when something happened and just broke in my head and I was, like, I stumbled on my thing when I sang Don't Tell Mama with the go-go dancers, when I went, shit, this is me, this is authentic to me. I just thank that show. I just learned to sing last November, and I have been doing it ever since."
- Gay Chicago Mag September/October 2007
Lucy Lawless Celebrity Duet Videos
Watch this awesome montage of Lucy on Celeb Duets, including her rocking out with Bonnie Tyler! Lots more videos below too, with performances and backstage interviews.
Lucy Lawless Concert in London: - Bad Girls in Heaven!
Lucy Lawless live in London. Photo copyright of the author
Official - Lucy Lawless rocked the house!
Lucy may be an actress first and foremost, but she's pretty darn good at singing too, and she sure knows how to put on an incredible show! I was pleasantly surprised by just how good she sounded live.
The gig in London was intimate enough to be able to get a great view from wherever you were stood, but not so small as to be pokey and squashed.
Lucy's easy banter with the audience between songs was equally great, and fans were treated to a rock theme with covers including songs from Bonnie Tyler, Jet, Jeff Buckley, REM, Meredith Brooks and more.
* I Was Made For Loving You
* When Doves Cry
* Losing My Religion
* Broken English
* Shut Your Mouth
* Like the Way I Do
* Total Eclipse of the Heart
* I Touch Myself
* Are You Gonna Be My Girl
* We Belong
Lucy Lawless Pictures - London Concert - Gallery from Carling Academy May 2008Click thumbnail to view full-size
Lucy Lawless Videos - Live in London
Lucy played two concerts in London over two consecutive nights. I saw the Saturday night performance. These videos have a mixture of recordings from both Saturday and Sunday.
Lucy Lawless - Hot or Not? - Rate Lucy as a Singer!
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Lucy Lawless American Concerts
Lucy has played many concerts in America, most of which have been at The Roxy in Hollywood.
The concerts used to be held in conjunction with the annual Xena conventions held by Creation Entertainment, so that Xena fans could attend both events.
Lucy hadn't performed at any concerts since 2009, most likely due to her commitment to her role as Lucretia in Spartacus. More recently, she has also been an active Greenpeace ambassador, protesting against drilling in the Arctic by occupying the Shell ship that was Arctic-bound.
However, she returned to her musical roots in May 2012, in her home country of New Zealand, so hopefully she will be appearing elsewhere in the near future! You can find information and images from her latest NZ concert (and others) on the official Lucy Lawless Fan Club website.
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Lucy Lawless in Concert Videos - Live at The Roxy and More
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Lucy has released two of her own CD's - an EP entitled Come 2 Me, and a live album from The Roxy concert, Come to Mama.
She also features on the album Unexpected Dreams, singing "Little Child".
She has also sung numerous songs on the Xena show and each of the soundtracks from the series are also available.
LULLABIES FROM THE STARS:
Lucy's live album Come to Mama is only available from Creation Entertainment. You can find it by clicking the link listed below in the website section.
Lucy Lawless Concerts Best Websites
The above link to the Lucy Lawless Fan Club contains an exclusive blog from Lucy which is regularly updated, as well as links to exclusive behind the scenes footage and interviews with Lucy (such as rehearsals) for each of her past concerts.
You can also find more great links below!
- Creation Entertainment Lucy Lawless Merchandise
Creation Entertainment sell official Xena merchandise, and the range includes DVDs, clothing and glossy photos from Lucy's concerts. This is the only place you can get your hands on Lucy's CD Come to Mama.
- Flawless Diva - Lucy Lawless Concert Fan Site
Run by the hugely popular Ausxip Xena fan site, this website is devoted to Lucy's music and contains images, videos, coverage and more from each of Lucy's concerts
Have you seen Lucy in concert? Do you love her acting, her singing, or both? Did you enjoy this lens? Please leave your feedback here before you go, thank you for reading!