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ChappPac Announces Spring Season 

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ChappPac Announces Spring Season: We’ll be adding the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center to our Bucket List soon – cause it’s the coolest thing in town! ChappPac punches way above it’s weight for a community theater – thanks to the gorgeous venue at Chappaqua Crossing, formerly known as the Wallace Auditorium (Reader’s Digest) and the inspired programming courtesy of Scott Campbell at Soups On Entertainment. 

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonEdwin McCain, ChappPac, Fri, 3/9: 8pm: Soulful Greenville, South Carolina singer/songwriter with roots in folk, pop, and Americana, Edwin McCain rose to fame with his hit song “I’ll Be” that peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. He followed up with “I Could Not Ask for More” that hit No. 37 and No. 3 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart. His voice has a similar timbre to Ed Sheeran and his song lyrics are not far behind: “I’ll be your cryin’ shoulder, I’ll be love suicide, I’ll be better when I’m older, I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.” (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonEditors Choice! Rickie Lee Jones, Fri, 3/23: 8pm: Rickie Lee Jones, a two-time Grammy Award-winner (Best New Artist 1980 and Best Jazz Vocal Collaboration in 1989), was listed at No. 30 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Rock. Best known for her hit song “Chuck E.’s in Love”, she’s been cranking out some of the best R&B, blues, pop, soul and jazz standards for decades. Like “Easy Money”, “The Last Chance Texaco”, “Young Blood” and (our fave) her amazing cover of “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying.” A cross between Laura Nyro and Tom Waits (who was once her main squeeze) on any given night you could hear her perform “Walk Away Renee”, ”Rebel Rebel” or “My Funny Valentine”. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonKids Concert! The Chappaqua Orchestra Presents: Music Is Science, Sun, 3/25: 3pm: TCO’s annual children’s concert features science educator Dr. Patrick Herak and guest conductor Douglas Droste in Music is Science, an educational and interactive concert introducing children to the orchestra, how scientific principles apply to the mechanics and sounds of musical instruments. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonEditors Choice! The Daisy Joplin Band, ChappPac, Sat, 3/31: 7:30pm: The Daisy Jopling band plays rock arrangements of great classical pieces, spiced up with some gypsy music, Irish folk, tango, reggae and original compositions that blends all of the above. Daisy performs on a Antonio Gragnani violin made in 1778 and a Yamaha electric violin. She debuted at London’s Royal Albert Hall at 14 and opened the Vienna Festival. Her latest album Awakenings was released in 2017 and a documentary film about her String Pulse Experience shows will air on PBS this year. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonMary Bridget Davies & Mia Dyson, Fri, 4/13: 8pm: Merging 21st century blues with classic influences, Mary Bridget Davies released an album of original songs, Wanna Feel Something in 2012. A disciple of Janis Joplin, she received a Tony-nom for Best Lead Actress In A Musical for her performance as Janis in A Night with Janis Joplin. Raised on Little Feat, Ry Cooder and Bonnie Raitt, Mia Dyson is an Australian singer/songwriter who plays with blues and roots influences. Her album Parking Lots won the Best Blues & Roots Album at the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Music Awards. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonSloane Wainwright, ChappPac– Sat, 4/21: 8pm: Katonah resident and singer/songwriter Sloane Wainwright comes to ChappPac for an evening of folk, rock, jazz and blues. Sister of Loudon Wainwright II and aunt to Rufus Wainwright, Sloane has released 8 albums of mostly original works with notable covers of U2’s “Where the Streets Have No Name”, Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” and Neil Young’s “After the Gold Rush”. P.S. she does house concerts for 25-50! (3 Owens Rd., North Salem; www.schoolhousetheater.org)

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonTap! Tap! Tap! Leonardo Saldoval, ChappPac, Fir, 5/11: 8pm: Brazilian tap dancer Leonardo Sandoval, described by the Chicago Sun-Times as” strong yet fine-boned, capable of authority and nuance”, and praised by the New York Times for his rousing choreography, has established a reputation in the tap world and beyond for his musicality and for adding his own Brazilian flavor to the American art of tap dancing. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS 

ChappPac Announces Spring SeasonMindfulness Alert! Calm Together, ChappPac, Sat, 5/12: 3pm: Calm Together is a mass meditation led by Chappaqua local Daniel Lauter. For over 30 years Daniel has lead an internationally recognized practice, composing for global meditation and mindfulness workshops with an eclectic, world-renowned roster of musicians, healers, and teachers. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS

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