Amanda Palmer is the singer and pianist of The Dresden Dolls. Born in 1976, she grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts and received her B.A. from Wesleyan University. She attended Lexington High School, where she was very involved in the drama department. Amanda sometimes has Lexington High School students perform drama pieces at her shows. Before she was in the Dresden Dolls she was in a band called “Amanda Palmer and the Void”. In October of 2000 she met Brian Viglione, a drummer; together they formed the Dresden Dolls.In the 2005 WNFX/Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll Amanda Palmer won Best Female Vocalist. Amanda has performed as a living statue called “The Eight Foot Bride” in Harvard Square as well as in many other locations. Her solo album entitled “Who killed Amanda Palmer” was released in September 2008, and was produced by Ben Folds, who is also appearing on the album. Zoë Keating also appears on several tracks. Listen at Last.fm
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Featured Review from AustinistMarch 11, 2009
Paste Magazine has announced the details for its day shows — on the 18th and 19th at Radio Room. M. Ward, Amanda Palmer, Superdrag, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Loney Dear, and Heartless Bastards are just a few of the many artists scheduled to perform on the two stages on Wednesday. more at austinist.com