Macy Gray fans won’t want to miss her only area performance at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 4, at 8 p.m. A Grammy Award winner known for her raspy voice and style influenced by Billie Holiday, Gray has also released seven studio albums and received five Grammy Award nominations. Her international hit single “I Try” is featured on her multi-Platinum debut album On How Life Is. Macy’s new album, The Way, will be released just three days after her Playhouse show. Special guest is Cary NoKey. For tickets ($60 orches., $55 mezzanine/balc.), call the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Tom Tom’s (417 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of wine with dinner the night of the show when ticket is presented. An AllShows.com VIP Party Pass ($25 addt’l per person), which includes a cocktail party from 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. with open bar, hors-d’oeuvre and priority parking, is available for this show by calling the box office (203-438-5795). This event is partially underwritten by AcousticMusic.org and is part of the Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer/Songwriter and Xfinity Rock Series.
As a fresh alternative to mainstream soul, Macy Gray parlayed an utterly unique voice and outlandish sense of style into R&B stardom at the turn of the millennium. This hybrid diva has appeared in a number of films including Training Day, Spider-Man, Scary Move 3 and Lackawanna Blues.
For tickets ($60 orches., $55 mezzanine/balc.), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT; ridgefieldplayhouse.org.