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TCAN Annual Benefit 2016 featuring Marc Cohn will be held Saturday October 22 2016 at 7:30 PM
Both individual and business sponsorship packages provide customized benefits and an evening of spectacular entertainment. These include preferred seating and an exclusive meet-and-greet introduction with the artist following the performance. Please see links below for details. For more information, contact Patron Services Manager Doreen Pendergast at 508-647-0097 ext. 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org
TCAN’s Annual Benefit is a celebration of the positive impact that the arts have on our community. Proceeds from the benefit will support TCAN's artistic programming as well as its community outreach initiatives. Through subsidized tickets to world-class performances, scholarship opportunities, hosting of local nonprofit events and more, TCAN is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible arts programming that everyone can enjoy. Sponsors and patrons play an important role in supporting the TCAN mission.
ABOUT MARC COHN
After winning a GRAMMY for his soulful ballad Walking in Memphis, Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He’s a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. Cohn followed up his platinum-selling debut with two more releases in the 1990s, at which point TIME magazine called him "one of the honest, emotional voices we need in this decade" and Bonnie Raitt declared, "Marc is one of the most soulful, talented artists I know. I love his songs, he's an incredible singer, and I marvel at his ability to mesmerize every audience he plays for."
Raitt, James Taylor, David Crosby, Graham Nash and Patty Griffin all made guest appearances on Cohn's early records for Atlantic, as his reputation as an artist and performer continued to grow. In 1998, Cohn took a decade-long sabbatical from recording, ending in 2007 with Join The Parade. Inspired by the horrific events following Hurricane Katrina and his own near fatal shooting just weeks before, Parade is his most moving and critically acclaimed record to date.
About his album Listening Booth: 1970, a collection of reimagined classics from that seminal year in music, Rolling Stone said, "Cohn has one of rock's most soulful croons - a rich immediately recognizable tenor that makes these songs his own." In late 2014, Cohn released, The Coldest Corner in the World, the title song to the documentary Tree Man and his first original song released in more than seven years.
On March 25, 2016, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of his platinum-selling debut album, Marc proudly released Careful What you Dream: Lost Songs and Rarities and the bonus album, Evolution of a Record, featuring never-before-heard songs and demos dating back to years before his debut and the Grammy Award that followed.