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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Lucky 13 at the Watchung Arts Center


Lucky 13 at the Watchung Arts Center

By Somerset Reporter

October 24, 2009, 11:08AM

WATCHUNG — The Watchung Arts Center continues the fourth season of its award-winning concert series called ‘Powerful Women of Song’ by presenting the pop-folk trio, Lucky 13, on Saturday, November 7, at the Watchung Arts Center at 18 Stirling Road in Watchung. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Admission is $21 online and $23 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased online by going to lucky13.eventbrite.com.

Lucky 13 unites the talents of Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller & Susan DeVita. The trio was formed after the three singer-songwriters appeared on a compilation CD of the same name released by Sonic Underground. Response to their harmonies and musical chemistry inspired them to officially form a band in July of 2008.

Among their recent credits, they have performed on WFUV, Fox Morning Show and had a New York Times feature article. They have opened for Jack Hardy, KJ Denhert, Vance Gilbert, and sung backup vocals for Jay Mankita. Venues they have played include The Towne Crier, New Moon Coffeehouse, Chapin Rainbow Theater, Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater and The Living Room and numerous House Concert series. With eclectic styles and unique voices, together their tight harmonies and engaging life stories are garnering them fans across the country.

“Their chemistry is really kind of magical,” said John Platt of WFUV.

For more info about Anne Heaton, please visit lucky13.eventbrite.com.

The Powerful Women of Song Series is presented by Ahrre Maros, owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and host of the award winning Coffee With Conscience Concert Series in Westfield.

The Powerful Women of Song Series is an nine-concert series taking place on the first Saturday night of each month from October through June. This series honors and features strong and powerful female singer/songwriters from around the country who have that special ability to express their thoughts, feelings and passions through musical composition. This series is dedicated to the power that music has in our lives to touch and move us deeply, to nurture and inspire us, and thereby invoke change.

The Season will continue with South Carolina based folk duo, Wishing Chair, on December 5, Florida’s sweetheart, Mindy Simmons, on January 9, the zany Texan, Idgy Vaughn, on February 6, the incomparable powerhouse of song, Toshi Reagon, on March 6, Carsie Blanton & Victoria Vox on April 3, Baltimore-based soul sister, Lea, on May 1 and the legendary Catie Curtis on June 5.

For more information about the Watchung Arts Center, the Powerful Women of Song Series, or the upcoming performance, please visit www.watchungarts.org. You can also call the Concert Hotline at 908-412-9105 or send an e-mail to ahrre@ahrre.com.