What: Benefit concert with Mary Chapin Carpenter
When: Tues, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Lackawanna College Theater, 501 Vine Street, Scranton
Tickets: $50, $60, $70
Info: www.harmonypresents.com or 570-588-8077
HAWLEY - On Tuesday, October 24, Harmony Presents is producing a benefit concert for Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC). The event is in Scranton.
The concert features five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Mary Chapin Carpenter at Lackawanna College Theater.
“We’re thrilled to have some exciting new developments for this concert. We’ve introduced an enter-to-win sweepstakes which will award two random participants a grand prize of a pair of Gold seats to the concert. We’ve also announced the supporting artist, Emily Barker, a fantastic country-soul singer-songwriter from Western Australia,” said Jill Carletti, Managing Director of Harmony Presents.
She continued, “We’re so thrilled with how all the pieces of this concert are coming together, and we’re thrilled to help make it happen for a worthy organization like Pocono Environmental Education Center. Mary Chapin Carpenter is one of those artists whose seen the sun rise and set on various trends in Americana-Country music. She is loved by fans and critics alike, and it’s simply an honor to feature her in this benefit concert. We hope to see a strong representation of North East Pennsylvania folks at this exciting, one-of-a-kind event.”
Mary Chapin Carpenter will be performing songs from her expansive 14-album catalog and new songs from her latest record The Things That We Are Made Of, released May 6, 2016. Beloved by fans and critics alike, Carpenter has recorded 14 albums and sold over 14 million records. Previously, in 2014, Carpenter released her debut orchestral album, Songs From The Movie, which was arranged and co-produced by six-time Grammy winner Vince Mendoza. Since its release, Carpenter has performed alongside the New York Philharmonic, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the London Concert Orchestra, the L.A.
Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra among many others.
The Mary Chapin Carpenter benefit concert for PEEC takes place at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p..m on Tuesday, Oct 24. Tickets are $50, $60 and $70 and are available online at www.harmonypresents.com or www.peec.org or by calling 570-588-8077. The Lackawanna College Theater is located at 501 Vine Street in Scranton.
Those interested in participating in the sweepstakes for a chance to win a pair of Gold level seats may learn more and enter at www.harmonypresents.com/mcc-sweepstakes. Entries must be submitted by September 9th at 8 p.m.
Foundation for Harmony Presents’ strengthens regional charitable organizations while enriching the local community through discovery of diverse, engaging, imaginative, and truly exceptional performing and fine artists.