Iconic folk/rock singer and songwriter Judy Collins, best known for songs such as “Both Sides Now” and “Chelsea Morning”, will perform on the main stage on June 4!
Originally a classically trained musician, Collins found inspiration in the music of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie and interpreted the songs of fellow artists - particularly the social poets of the time such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs and Tom Paxton.
She was awarded Song of the Year at the 1975 Grammy Awards for her version of “Send in the Clowns”, a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical “A Little Night Music”.
Judy has an impressive musical career with an extensive catalog from every decade throughout the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and up to the present. Judy’s two latest creative projects are the CD Paradise (Wildflower Records), a collection of 10 songs that include duets of Judy with the legendary Stephen Stills and Joan Baez; and Over the Rainbow (Imagine Publishing), a magnificent over-sized children’s picture book and 3-song CD set, featuring artwork by renowned painter Eric Puybaret illustrating the lyrics of the #1 movie song of all time, coupled with Judy Collins’ enchanting recording of the title song makes this destined to become a beloved classicstorybook, delighting children of all ages for decades to come.
Judy Collins, now 72, is still writing, performing, and nurturing fresh talent. She plays 80 - 100 dates a year around the country. Judy Collins, a relentlessly creative spirit, 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. Check out www.judycollins.com for more info!
This performance is sold out. Reserved seating. 7:30 p.m. Main Stage.
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