Concert Performer

“She totally engages her audience with her charm, her voice and her wit.”

“Karen sings of love lost and found, of courage, of believing in yourself and of overcoming odds. And this exceptional woman is living
proof of taking a chance and making a dream come true.” ~T. Maloney

“A super musical performance: Karen Jacobsen, in a spectacular gown, is beautiful, funny, a lovely light-fingered pianist and a terrific singer with a fine clear voice who writes melodically original personal songs giving glimpses of her life and relationships…She totally engages her audience with her charm, her voice and her wit…and she can hold a note like Jerry Colonna…It’s a treat to be entertained by this talented, lovely woman. Catch her if you can. It’s one of the best performances of the decade.” Shepard~Richmond

“With Melting Moments, Karen Jacobsen shows us that her talents go far beyond directing traffic.” ~L. Katulka

“Her songs are catchy, melodic, timeless pop, kind of like Billy Joel would sing if she were a tall, blonde Australian woman. Karen has shared the stage with Norah Jones, Christopher Cross, Neil Sedaka, Delta Goodrem, Jars of Clay, Three Dog Night, Deborah Cox, Spyro Gyra and her songs have been heard on Dawson’s Creek and NBC’s Passions.” ~E. Thomas

Karen has performed around the world, including:

  • MECC Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre – Mackay, Australia
  • Innisfail Shire Hall – Innisfail, Australia
  • Queensland Performing Arts Center – Brisbane, Australia
  • Stage 72 at The Triad – New York, NY
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl – Melbourne, Australia
  • Mohegan Sun – Uncasville, CT
  • Australia House – London, UK
  • Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater – New York, NY
  • The Basement – Sydney, Australia
  • The Thailand International Jazz Festival – Bangkok, Thailand
  • Ridgefield Playhouse – Ridgefield, CT
  • Delaware Pride Festival – Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • The Laurie Beechman Theater – New York, NY
  • Baan Thai Jazzaurant – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Brooklyn Pride Festival – Brooklyn, NY
  • Her Majesty’s Theatre – Sydney, Australia In the role of Peggy Sue in the Original Australian Cast of the Broadway Show “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story” for 220 performances
  • In Jennifer Marks’ band opening for Cyndi Lauper across the USA including The Greek Theatre, CA, Mountain Winery, CA, PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ, Westbury Music Fair, NY, Rosemont Theater, IL, The Grove Anaheim, CA, The Pier Seattle, WA, Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay San Diego, CA, Fox Theatre Bakersfield, CA, America West Arena Phoenix, AZ
  • Live on Australian Television nationally on Good Morning Australia, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, The Midday Show, At Home, Mornings, Newsworld, Sunday, Ernie & Denise, Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight.
  • Singing the National Anthem at Suncorp Stadium (52 000) Brisbane Australia
  • Singing the National Anthem at Giants Stadium for the New York Jets (80 000), Dodgers Stadium CA, Oakland A’s, CA, Kauffman Stadium, MO, Fenway Park, MA (34 000) Madison Square Garden, NY, Cellular Field, IL, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, AU

To Book Karen to Perform in your Public or Private Concert Setting:


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