Five-time Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter to play PAC

| September 18, 2017

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Five-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will play the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University – Tuscarawas on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Beloved by fans and critics alike, Carpenter has recorded 14 albums and sold over 14 million records. With hits like ”Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” she has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals and is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. For nearly 30 years strong, on many albums like “Come On Come On”, “Stones in the Road”, “Between Here and Gone”, and “Ashes and Roses”, Carpenter has earned the trust of her audience through her willingness to look deep into herself and share joys and sorrows, good times and bad. That honesty, that quiet fearlessness, reaches a startling new level on her latest record “The Things That We Are Made Of”, which was released May 6, 2016.

Australian singer-songwriter Emily Barker will open the show.

Tickets for Mary Chapin Carpenter start at $47 and are on sale now at the Performing Arts Center box office, 330-308-6400 or online at The box office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Performing Arts Center’s 2017-2018 Season is sponsored by Michael Taylor Insurance and Financial Incorporated, an Allstate Agency.

Free parking is available for all shows. Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. N.E. in New Philadelphia.

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