Michelle Shocked Comeback Collapsing?
An article from the New York-based Times Union and a statement fr in Saratoga, N.Y. July 14, but there was a breakdown in the personal relationship between the singer/songwriter and her recent musical partner Josh Chambers. This led to reimbursements for those who had pre-ordered tickets to see her, and Chambers was expecting to play a free show without Shocked.
The songstress showed up though and began playing music in Chambers’ Jeep, and later, after police were called in, she hung up a banner and began performing outside the venue until the owner attempted to drown her out by blasting music out of a truck.
The aftermath from these events was ugly, as Shocked and Chambers entered into a Twitter war which only simmered down when Chambers deleted his account, saying “I just can’t respond in a civil manner.”
Since the incident, her performance at
After the run of New York shows, Shocked was scheduled to perform through August at
Shocked alienated a large segment of her fan base while discussing her views on homosexuality in the middle of a gig in San Francisco several years ago. Since then, she claims those statements were taken out of context. Numerous recordings of that event are on the internet.