Press Release – Judy Collins at Concord City Auditorium – 12/21/17

Spectacle Management Presents

Judy Collins
Thursday, December 21 at 7:30pm
The Concord City Auditorium


Tickets on Sale Friday, October 6 at 10am

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 4, 2017
CONTACT: DAN BERUBE, dberube@spectaclemanagement.net
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Judy Collins

Judy Collins

Concord, NH – Spectacle Management is proud to present folk legend Judy Collins at Concord City Auditorium on Thursday, December 21 at 7:30pm. Judy Collins, now 78, is as creatively vigorous as ever, writing, touring worldwide, and nurturing fresh talent. She is a modern day Renaissance woman who is also an accomplished painter, filmmaker, record label head, musical mentor, and an in-demand keynote speaker for mental health and suicide prevention. She continues to create music of hope and healing that lights up the world and speaks to the heart. Tickets to Judy Collins at Concord City Auditorium on Thursday, December 21 at 7:30pm are $39-$69 and go on sale Friday, October 6 at 10am on www.judycollins.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

JUDY COLLINS
Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned more than 50 years. At 13, Judy Collins made her public debut performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos but it was the music of such artists as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, as well as the traditional songs of the folk revival, that sparked Judy’s love of lyrics. She soon moved away from the classical piano and began her lifelong love with the guitar.

In 1961, Judy Collins released her first album, A Maid of Constant Sorrow. Judy Collins is also noted for her rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” on her 1967 album, Wildflowers which has since been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Winning “Song of the Year” at the 1975 Grammy Awards was Judy’s version of “Send in the Clowns,” a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical “A Little Night Music.”

Prolific as ever, Judy recorded a DVD special Judy Collins: A Love Letter To Stephen Sondheim, in her hometown of Denver, CO. Along with the Greely Philharmonic Orchestra, Judy dazzled the audience with Sondheim’s beautiful songs and her lovely, radiant voice. DVD and CD companion will be released in early 2017. Judy also released a collaborative album in June 2016, Silver Skies Blue, with writing partner, Ari Hest. Silver Skies Blue has been GRAMMY nominated for BEST FOLK ALBUM in 2017, this is the first GRAMMY nomination for Collins in over 40 years. www.judycollins.com

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets to Judy Collins at Concord City Auditorium on Thursday, December 21 at 7:30pm are $39-$69 and go on sale Friday, October 6 at 10am on www.judycollins.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

THE CONCORD CITY AUDITORIUM
The Concord City Auditorium is a beautiful historic theater owned and held in trust by the City of Concord. The auditorium was built on the western side of City Hall in 1904, and recently restored with volunteer community support. The auditorium is located on 2 Prince St in Concord, NH and has served for 110 years as the home of the Capital Area’s community-based arts and entertainment. The theater house seats between 835 and 841, depending on the configuration of the orchestra seats. The orchestra has seating for 524 to 535 guests, including 9 wheelchair locations. There are 247 seats in the front balcony and 64 second balcony seats. The space is ADA accessible, including the restrooms. http://www.concordcityauditorium.org/index.html

SPECTACLE MANAGEMENT
Spectacle Management is a full-service booking, marketing and promotion company with offices in Boston and Lexington. For more information, please contact Pete Lally, plally@specmgt.com and 508-740-0981. www.spectacleshows.com

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