Catherine Russell (SOLD OUT)
Ticket sales are CLOSED for this event.
GRAMMY-winning jazz vocalist Catherine Russell returns to The WKC!!
With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing, and a stunning vocal approach, Catherine Russell has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. Her repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the present; vital interpretations, bursting with soul and humor. “One of the outstanding singers of our time”— The Wall Street Journal “ ... a voice that wails like a horn and whispers like a snake in the Garden of Eden”—NPR Click here for our 2021 Event FAQ & Code of Conduct. This season, all performances will be *outside!* Picnic with your pod! Dinner is available on-site before the show, from The Tulip & The Rose! Tickets are sold by the “pod”— pick your group size & location (under tent, lawn, or “backyard”); single lawn tickets are also available for this show. To offer more people under tent seating, we have reconfigured things & added General Admission Tent Seating (w/ no tables)! $42 WKC member/$46 non-member Advance tickets are recommended as tent seating is limited; walk-ups are welcome but will want to bring their own lawn seating. Advance ticketing closes at 8PM on Friday, July 16. Please call (607) 278-5454 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Click here for more information about ticketed location descriptions and/or reference the map shown while registering. For WKC member pricing, the purchaser must be a WKC member. If you are not yet a 2021 member and would like to become one, click here. Tent Seating (pricing per pod) Max. of 3 people: $105 member, $115 non-member Max. of 5 people: $168 member, $184 non-member Max. of 8 people: $294 member, $322 non-member Lawn Seating (pricing per single or pod; **bring your own lawn chairs) Single tickets: $40 member; $44 non-member** For 2 people: $80 member, $88 non-member ** Max. of 4 people: $140 member, $154 non-member ** Max. of 8 people: $280 member, $308 non-member Backyard Picnic Table Seating (pricing per pod) Max. of 8 people: $266 member, $294 non-member CATHERINE RUSSELL Website Spotify Videos Catherine Russell is a native New Yorker, born into musical royalty. Her father, the late Luis Russell, was a legendary pianist/composer/bandleader and Louis Armstrong's longtime musical director. Her mother, Carline Ray, was a pioneering vocalist/guitarist/bassist who performed with International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Mary Lou Williams, and Ruth Brown. Catherine’s professional life began early. After graduating with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she embarked upon musical adventures with Carrie Smith, Steely Dan, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Michael Feinstein, Levon Helm, and Rosanne Cash, among others. She has released seven albums, two of which have been nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album. In 2012, Catherine Russell received a Grammy® Award as a featured artist on the soundtrack album for the HBO-TV series, Boardwalk Empire. With universal acclaim, Catherine Russell has performed on four continents. She’s been a hit at major Jazz Festivals including Monterey, Newport, North Sea, JazzAscona, Montreal, Bern, Rochester International, Panama, Tanglewood, and at sold-out venues like The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Scullers in Boston, The Dakota in Minneapolis, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in NYC, SFJazz in San Francisco, and Pasadena Pops in Los Angeles. All Music Guide says, “Russell emerged as a retro old school vocalist for the ages.”