Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase

It's a Book! It's a Record! It's a Movie for your Ears!

A Worldwide Tour of Brooklyn and Surrounding Areas!

A Worldwide Tour of Brooklyn and Surrounding Areas!


“Noted record producer, Brian Beattie and his wife, artist Valerie Fowler are getting into their beige minivan, leaving Austin, Texas, and bringing Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase to AMERICA!”

Brian tells the story and sings the songs from “Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase” accompanied by Valerie’s MOVING PANORAMA, our “crankie show”. Experience the EPIC POEM! Hear the Catchy tunes! See the Crankie show! A low tech immersive multimedia HAPPENING!

Tour schedule, so far…

July 9th, Jersey city, WFMU Radio, Live with Irwid Chusid, 5-6 pm

July 11,  Chesire, Connecticut, The Funky Monkey Cafe, 7-9 pm

July 13, Brooklyn, N.Y., WORD Bookstore, 11:00 am

July 14, Brooklyn, N.Y., Standard ToyKraft, Two shows: a matinee at 3 pm and an evening show at 8 pm

July 15, Manhattan, N.Y., HiFi, 8 pm

July 18, Binghamton, N.Y., RiverRead Bookstore, 6;30pm

July 19, Philadelphia, PA, The Spiral Bookcase, 7pm

July 20, Philadelphia, PA, World Cafe Live, 3:30 pm

July 21, Silver Bay, N.Y., (Lake George) Bee’s Hive, Private Party

July 24, Burlington, Vermont, Phoenix Books, 7:00 pm

July 25, Burlington Vermont, The Radio Bean, 6:30 pm

July 27, Jersey City, WORD Bookstore 11:00 am

July 31, Atlanta, GA, Eddie’s Attic, 1:00pm

Plus some town squares in Vermont, and some other clubs and record stores here and there.