A place of pure love

By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  September 16, 2008

That can also be said of her shows, which are often intense, cathartic affairs. “When I’m performing, it’s pretty poignant for me, man. I’ve spent so much time being afraid of death that while I’m performing I can actually go and walk hand in hand with death on one side and life on the other and feel very at peace with both. It’s a place of pure love when you find that spot. It doesn’t happen every night. I pray the right person is there on those nights and they walk out of that room with something that I’ve put inside of them.”

JESSE SYKES AND THE SWEET HEREAFTER + MARISSA NADLER + MIKE FIORE | Great Scott, 1222 Comm Ave, Boston | September 25 at 9 pm | 617.566.9014 or www.greatscottboston.com

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