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Image Theatre Presents: Closer to You, a Live Tribute to the Carpenters
Image Theater of Lowell is proud to present 2011 GRAMMYNominated vocalist Judy Pancoast and pianist Gary Dixon as they bring Closer To You: A Live Tribute To The Carpenters to the beautiful new Chelmsford Center for the Arts.
Tickets $20 in advance at the CCA, On Line at mktix.com/cca, or $25 at the door
Judy and her talented back up musicians will thrill audiences with her superb renditions of such classic hits like “Rainy Days And Mondays”, “I Won’t Last A Day Without You”, Superstar”,“We’ve Only Just Begun”, and, of course, the hit song “Close To You”, all performed with the lush background vocals that were a signature of these classics songs.
Pancoast was just eleven years old when her sister told her about a song she had heard on the radio, and that the girl sounded “just like you”. That was the summer of 1970, and when Judy finally heard“(They Long To Be) Close To You”, it was the beginning of a childhood adulation that lasted well into her adult years. She became the youngest charter member of the Carpenters Fan Club, and the music of Karen and Richard continues to move her and audiences every time she performs. Some of the greatest song writers of the day wrote for this talented duo… Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Paul Williams, to name a few.
Ms. Pancoast’s natural rich alto voice blends well with the material, and she brings her own unique styling to each song. Randy Schmidt, author of “Little Girl Blue: the Life of Karen Carpenter”, says this about Judy: “…her velvety voice, phrasing, and conversational delivery of a song are all products of years spent listening to the timeless recordings of The Carpenters. Her passion and joy for the material makes Judy the perfect vocalist to pay tribute”.
How many songs of today will be remembered 40 years from now? The music of The Carpenters had a unique quality that lives on. Celebrate a time when songwriting was king, when a song could reach that special place in your heart with lyrics that ring true. Put down your cell phones, step away from your television sets and come experience a truly special evening of great music in the welcoming and beautiful setting of the newly refurbished Chelmsford Center for the Arts.
|Where||Chelmsford Center for the Arts 1a North Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824|
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|Price||$20 in advance, $25 at the door|
More About Chelmsford Center for the Arts
Chelmsford Center for the Arts is a public art space located on North Road in Chelmsford. The Center features regularly scheduled exhibits by both local and visiting artists in addition to offering studio space rentals, hosting classes, presenting seminars and holding community activities. For more information about the gallery and upcoming events, visit the Chelmsford Center for the Arts website.
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- The Art of Healing with Laughter Sun, Jun 9, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
- 2013 Chelmsford Summer Flute Camp August 12, 2013 / August 13, 2013 / August 14, 2013 / August 15, 2013 / August 19, 2013 / August 20, 2013 / August 21, 2013 / August 22, 2013,