Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song

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Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song is a concert series performed by The Chapin Family. The group varies from concert to concert but always includes brothers Tom and Steve Chapin. The series began in 2001 with a concert in Huntington, New York. The live recording Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song: Volume I from the first concert was released in 2006. This group of Chapin family and friends gather for a number of concerts each year often performing 2 or 3 concerts over the course of a 3 day weekend.

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Group Members

While this lineup can vary somewhat from show to show based on artist availability. The following performers have appeared at Chapin Family concerts:

Former members:

Typical set list

The concerts are performed in two sets. The various family in and out through out the night. The family members will often sing one or two songs of their and a couple of Harry's songs. Concerts are finished with everyone singing Circle.

Tom Chapin and Steve Chapin

Tom Chapin

Steve Chapin (with John Wallace)

Jen Chapin

Chapin Sisters

John Wallace

Michael Mark

Jim Chapin

David Chapin

Performances

2001

2003

2004

  • January 9 - Carolina Theater in Greensboro, North Carolina [4]
  • January 10 - Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir, North Carolina [4]
  • January 11 - Newbery Opera House in Newberry, South Carolina [4]
  • May 21 - McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey [5]

2005

2006

2007

  • March 2 - Concert in Escondido, California
  • March 3 - La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in La Mirada, California [17]
  • July 14 - Concert at Governors Island, New York
  • December 14 - The Chapin Family concert at the Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair, New Jersey.[18]

2008

  • April 20 - Fletcher Opera Theater, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina[15]
  • June 11 - Astoria Park, New York [19][15]
  • October 10 - Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri[15]

2009

2010

2011

  • April 30 - Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts in Morristown, New Jersey.[18][21]
  • December 10 - The Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

2012

Video performance

This promotional clip from Tom's record label provides snippets from a typical concert performance.

References

  1. Circle! Magazine, Summer 2003
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Deni, Laura (November 9, 2003). "Singing the Praises of Harry Chapin". Broadway to Vegas. Retrieved 2012-08-26 . 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Circle! Magazine, Fall 2003
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 sonicbids.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 Deni, Laura (May 16, 2004). "Who's Where". Broadway to Vegas. Retrieved 2012-08-26 . 
  6. RVCC Record, March 2004
  7. Circle! Magazine, Summmer 2004
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Circle! Magazine, Fall 2004
  9. http://harrychapin.com/concert
  10. Circle! Magazine, Winter 2005
  11. Jasper Arts Center website
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Circle! Magazine, Spring 2005
  13. whatsonartsblock.com
  14. http://harrychapin.com/circle/fall05/calendar.htm
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 Jamie Fox official web site
  16. jasoncolannino.com
  17. Deni, Laura (February 25, 2007). "Who's Where: Harry Chapin". Broadway to Vegas. Retrieved 2010-06-18 . 
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 "Historical Tour Dates for Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song". Celebrity Access. Gen-Den Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-26 . 
  19. Jen Chapin band letter, June 9, 2008
  20. Duff, Craig (May 3, 2010). "Chapin Family @ Westbury Music Fair". BRM. Beyond Race Magazine. Retrieved 2012-08-26 . 
  21. "Stage Full of Chapins, All Honoring Harry". New York Times. July 22, 1972. Retrieved 2013-02-14 . 
  22. "Events Calendar" Steve Chapin Band. Retrieved 2013-02-14  

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