FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ranjna Das
DATE: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 Patricia Parente
(609) 267-9660, ext. 3081
BURLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM ANNOUNCES
“SUNDAYS ON STAGE” FALL PERFORMANCES
Unique, One-Hour Indoor Shows Return Sept. 23
The Burlington County Library System is pleased to announce the 2018 fall schedule for “Sundays on Stage,” a series of one-hour, culturally diverse afternoon performances presented live in the Burlington County Library Auditorium in Westampton.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington County Library, Inc., all shows begin at 2 p.m. and admission is free.
The 2018 fall lineup kicks off Sept. 23 with the United Nations of Dance Show, followed by five additional exciting performances featuring Motown, country, pop, blues, big band, Latin music and more. The series wraps up Dec. 16 when popular soloist Charlie Zahm takes the stage to perform a host of holiday classics and more.
Held each year in the spring and again in the fall, the library’s Sundays on Stage performances bring an exciting mix of music, dance, culture and more to the residents of Burlington County. The perfect way to start (or end) the week, the shows are chosen to reflect the BCLS mission to enrich lives by providing opportunities for learning, growth and personal development.
For each show, doors open at 1:40 p.m. and early arrival is encouraged since seating is limited. The Burlington County Library is located at 5 Pioneer Blvd. off Woodlane Road in Westampton. For more information, call (609) 267-9660, or visit www.bcls.lib.nj.us.
Sundays on Stage
2018 Fall Schedule
United Nations of Dance Show
Enjoy an exciting collection of performances, including a Brazilian samba, an Egyptian belly dance, an Indian Bollywood dance, Spanish flamenco, classic American tap and more.
Philly Soul Collective
Featuring inspirational musicians and skillful vocalists, this nine-piece powerhouse explains why music is the language of the soul with a performance that focuses on Motown, soul and R&B music icons. Members of the group have played with national acts such as Boyz II Men, Billy Paul, The Delfonics, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Lynryd Skynyrd and more, and band leader Jeff Lites has been part of the Philly music scene for years.
Three musicians perform the best of Americana, country and classic folk tunes.
Singer-songwriter Craig Bickhardt has written four No. 1 country music hits and his songs have been recorded by Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Martina McBride, B.B. King and more than 125 others.
Ginger Coyle Band
Backed by an eight-piece band, including a dynamic horn section, this local singer-songwriter with a powerhouse voice performs pop, blues and even Rastafarian music. Enjoy original recordings in addition to incredible covers of Coyle’s catalog of influences, such as Carol King, Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Ani Difranco, John Lennon, Sting, Joni Mitchell and Tori Amos.
The Great Gatsby and Hollywood Show
Travel back in time to enjoy classic Hollywood dance moves from some of the most glamorous eras of dance and style. Costumed flappers perform the Charleston, black-tie tap, cancan and more.
Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey
Enjoy a 42-piece orchestral performance of The Wind Symphony's repertoire, including band classics, new compositions, big band tunes, and pops favorites. Founded in 1965 by Lucien Cailliet as the Cherry Hill Wind Symphony, the Wind Symphony has performed wind band music, classical transcriptions, folk, big band and Broadway tunes, movie themes, and marches throughout the Delaware Valley.
Eco Del Sur Celebrates the Season
Eco Del Sur, which means “Echoes of the South,” consists of Latin American artists from various musical backgrounds who perform ancient Andean and contemporary music from different Latin American regions. This special seasonal presentation by the group that was founded in 2000 showcases how this region honors and celebrates the holidays.
Charlie Zahm and Friends
The artist is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic, Maritime and American Traditional music events east of the Mississippi. He weaves magical moments of Scottish and Irish history with passion for the performance and a repertoire pleasing to all members of the family. This performance features a host of holiday classics.
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