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Michael Crenshaw in Concert: Music Sessions @ RoCA

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Music Sessions @ RoCA

An Evening with Marshall Crenshaw
With Tony Garnier & Manuel Quintana
Saturday, September 24th at 7:30pm
Tickets: $25
Masks and proof of vaccination required.

Join Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) for an intimate evening concert with Marshall Crenshaw on Saturday, September 24th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 at www.rocklandartcenter.org. Masks and proof of vaccination are required.

Over the course of a career that’s spanned three decades, 13 albums, Grammy and Golden Globe nominations, TV & film appearances (Buddy Holly in “La Bamba”) and thousands of performances, Marshall Crenshaw’s musical output has maintained a consistent fidelity to the qualities of artfulness, craftsmanship and passion, and his efforts have been rewarded with the devotion of a broad and remarkably loyal fan base.

Along with touring around the country and the occasional recording project, Marshall currently hosts his own radio show, “The Bottomless Pit”, every Saturday at 10 PM on New York’s WFUV (http://www.wfuv.org/content/bottomless-pit). Other current projects include an in-progress documentary film about legendary record producer Tom Wilson. “This is a road that I never imagined taking before” says Crenshaw, “but it’s been amazing and is going great.”

Crenshaw got his early break, in the touring company of the Broadway musical of Beatlemania in 1978, as John Lennon. He began his recording career with the now legendary indie single “Something’s Gonna Happen.” In 1982 he released his self-titled album Marshall Crenshaw with Warner Brothers Records. His music has roots in classic soul music and a rockabilly style of Buddy Holly, to whom he was often compared in his early career, and whom he portrayed in the 1978 film La Bamba. His compositions have been covered by an array of performers, including Bette Midler, Robert Gordon, Ronnie Spector and Marti Jones. Crenshaw has written several music sound tracks, and was nominated for a Grammy and a Golden Globe award for writing the title track for the film comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.

As an American musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist best known for hit songs such as “Someday, Someway”, a US Top 40 hit in 1982, “Cynical Girl,” and “Whenever You’re on My Mind.” He co-authored one of the biggest hits of the Gin Blossoms, “Til I Hear It From You.”

“There is a beauty in the simplicity of Crenshaw’s well-done songs. The lyrics are straight forward, forthright and always upbeat. “Someday, Someway” is an example of his infectious melody and chorus that gets stuck in your head long after the music stops, showing how Crenshaw can craft a simple song into a pop masterpiece.” … Classic Rock Review

An Evening with Marshall Crenshaw will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 7:30pm. To purchase tickets, visit www.rocklandartcenter.org or call 845-358-0877. The cost is $25 per person. Masks and proof of vaccination are required.

RoCA gratefully acknowledges support for its programs from The Rea Charitable Trust, The Richard Pousette-Dart Foundation, M&T Bank, The M&T Charitable Foundation, The Dorothy Gillespie Foundation, Peter & Rebecca Lang, Walter Cain & Paulo Ribeiro, Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman P.C., The Pearl Family Foundation, Luxury Kitchen and Bath, Golden Artist Colors, Inc., QuietEvents, the Estate of Joan Konner, Lighting Services Inc., Sarah and Stephen Thomas, the Mark and Jessie Milano Foundation, Zaklin Family Charitable Fund, The County of Rockland, Simona and Jerome Chazen, Art Services Group, RoCA members, donors and business members.

RoCA’s programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature. Funding is also made possible by the County of Rockland.


September 24
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rockland Center for the Arts


Rockland Center for the Arts
27 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY
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