Sun, Oct 28|
East Rock Concert Series- mActivity Cafe
MARY FAHL (Formerly of The October Project) + KATE CALLAHAN
Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer of the mid-1990s NYC-based chamber-pop group OCTOBER PROJECT. The hallmark of their sound was Mary Fahl's awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion and sophistication.
Time & Location
Oct 28, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
East Rock Concert Series- mActivity Cafe, 285 Nicoll St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
About The Event
If You Like: Sarah McLachlan, Loreena McKennitt, Joni Mitchell. The October Project. “Sounding like no other singer of her generation” (Allmusic.com), Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC-based chamber-pop group OCTOBER PROJECT. The hallmark of their sound was Mary Fahl's awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion and sophistication. Mary returns with her album “Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House”, a collection of twenty-three tracks recorded live at one of America's oldest vaudeville theaters and winner of the Indie Acoustic Award for multi-genre “Album of the Year”. The show was filmed for PBS and is currently airing around the country. Her upcoming performance will include “Exiles”, a song written for Anne Rice’s new audiobook “The Wolves of Midwinter”, a stunning cover of the Joni Mitchell classic “Both Sides Now”, and many October Project favorites.
+ KATE CALLAHAN
From the spring of 2016 through June 2018, Kate served Connecticut as its 16th State Troubadour. A staple in the Connecticut music scene, she has been named Woman of Character from the Hartford Courant, Best Songwriter in Connecticut at the CT Music Awards 2013, Artist of the Year from the Greater Hartford Arts Council, 2014, and Best Singer-Songwriter from the CT Now Readers Poll 2017. Kate recently celebrated the release of her 4th studio album, “Triumph,” a collection of soulful, optimistic & uplifting songs. She has entered the self-improvement movement as well, by creating a companion CD of affirmations and a deck of affirmations cards - both inspired by the lyrics of her songs. Kate also serves as an advocate for the disempowered, developing a pilot program called Miracle of Melody to help women inmates learn to use their voices for positive change in their lives.