The Hillman Performing Arts Series at Shady Side Academy kicks off the 2018-2019 season with singer-songwriter and cellist SHANA TUCKER on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Complimentary pre-show beverages and snacks will be available in the lobby starting at 6:30 p.m.
The show takes place in the Peter J. Kountz Theater of the Hillman Center for Performing Arts, located on the Shady Side Academy Senior School campus in Fox Chapel.
Tickets are only $20 and can be purchased online at www.thehillman.org or by phone at 412-968-3040.
With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, Shana Tucker delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul™. Her melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic tapestry. Tucker's style and sound has been described as a blend of Dianne Reeves, Joni Mitchell and Tracy Chapman, with a complexity reminiscent of Bill Withers. She has opened for internationally acclaimed artists including Norah Jones, Lisa Fischer, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Hamiet Bluett, Javon Jackson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and Indigo Girls. Learn more at www.shanatucker.com.The 2018-2019 Hillman Series features seven shows from September through April, including a four-show Main Stage Series in the 662-seat Richard E. Rauh Theater and a three-show Black Box Series in the more intimate Peter J. Kountz Theater. Show tickets cost $20-$30 and a variety of subscription packages are available for $50-$145. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.thehillman.org.