Festival of the Arts announces Performance+

Friday, September 16 at 7:30pm at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center.

600 Forest Hills Ave. S.E.  Grand Rapids Township MI. 49546

Doors open at 7:00pm

Enjoy the powerful and radiant voice of Paula Cole.  Her honest and deeply personal lyrics have garnered seven Grammy nominations including Best New Artist in 1998. Her second album and major-label debut, This Fire, offered the timeless hits, “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?” and “I Don’t Want to Wait” (later the theme song for hit TV series Dawson’s Creek).


Performance+ will also feature critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins.  Her platinum-selling debut album, Tongues and Tails, which included the indelible hit song Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover earned her Best New Artist Grammy nomination. www.sophiebhawkins.com

And opening the evening will be Lucy Kaplansky.  Lucy has performed and collaborated with many of the industries top artists including Dar Williams, Richard Shindell, and Shawn Colvin.  www.lucykaplansky.com

What's the ‘+’ of Performance+?

For serious music artists, an exclusive Master Class on songwriting is being offered the following day at 11:00am.  Sophie and Lucy will share the inspirations, methods, and strategies to the art of storytelling with music.

Registration for the Master Class via the following link:  Master Class sign up

The Master Class will be limited to the first 25 registrations.

For tickets click here to be directed to the Forest Hill Arts Center ticketing website.

Ticket pricing is $65, $55, and $40 per seat.