Center for the Performing Arts
FIRST SATURDAY CONCERT SERIES: THE CHUCK HALL BAND
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4TH AT 6:00PM • Center for the Performing Arts Outdoor Amphitheater
Concessions provided by Short Leash Mobile Hotdog Eatery
The Chuck Hall Band creates art in the form of music. The recipe they use is simple: Start with blues that’s so greasy it clogs the arteries in your ears. Stir in generous portions of refined talent and raw passion, add a dash of showmanship sprinkled with a touch of salty humor and cook on high heat until it smokes. Serve steaming hot. The result is a spicy musical feast that satisfies and always leaves you wanting more.
The chef, Chuck Hall, was born in Louisiana and raised on the Texas side listening to the likes of Lightnin’ Hopkins, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, and Albert King as well as many others. Since moving to the Valley in 1984, he has become a well-known and respected musician. As a 35+ year veteran in the music business Chuck has played with some of the best, opening shows for Albert Collins, B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Albert King, Willie Dixon, Robert Cray, Gregg Allman, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and many others. He recently opened for Charlie Musselwhite and Robert Cray again!
In addition, he has written over 100 songs and more than half of the band’s playlist is original material. Chuck’s unique talent and uncompromising dedication to his craft have earned him accolades among fans and critics. He won “Best Blues Guitarist” in Arizona two years in a row, and his song “Young Boy” was selected Best Song by Soundboard magazine. He also was inducted into the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame in 2000. His most recent offerings include a two-disc compilation CD and the ‘Live in Sweden’ disc.
UPCOMING FALL 2014 EVENTS:
FILM FESTIVAL @ PVCC PRESENTS: A Very Long Engagement (France, R, 133 min.)
Wednesday, September 24th @ 6:30pm. Free Admission.
FINE & PERFORMING ARTS OPEN HOUSE
Saturday October 4, 2014, from 12pm-4pm. Free event featuring demos, performances, tours, workshops, and hands-on activities.
Music, dance, theatre, costume design, creative writing, film, and studio recording are among the fine and performing arts programs that will be showcased on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 12pm-4 pm at Paradise Valley Community College’s Center for the Performing Arts (CPA). Information about classes, programs, events, scholarships and performance opportunities will be available, and those in attendance will be treated to a variety of special performances and workshops throughout the afternoon.
The day begins with a lively Rock & Roll Battle of the Bands audition and culminates that evening with second concert in PVCC’s free First Saturday concert series. There will be multiple opportunities throughout the afternoon to attend the workshops, tours and demos.
1-4 pm – CPA Mainstage, Costume Department, Computer Lab, Recording Studio, Art Studio
• Stage Combat and Theater "Games" presentations.
• Dance Improvisation workshop and performances of student dance pieces.
• A selection of scenes from PVCC's presentation of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE.
• Costume Design workshop.
• Studio Recording, Audio Mixing, DJ techniques and Electronic Music demonstrations.
• Open lab with students working in various art mediums including ceramics, drawing, painting and sculpture.
6 pm – Free Saturday Night Concert featuring the Chuck Hall Band – CPA Outdoor Amphitheater
BATTLE OF THE BANDS AT PVCC: Auditions
Saturday, October 4th @ 12:00pm. Free Admission.
FIRST SATURDAY CONCERT SERIES @ PVCC PRESENTS: THE CHUCK HALL BAND
Saturday, October 4th @6:00pm. Free Admission.
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. DIRECTED BY ANDREA ROBERTSON
October 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th @ 7:30pm. October 12th and 19th @ 2:00pm.
$6‐$12 Admission. *$4 additional ticket fee at the door 1‐hour prior to performance.
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