Mitchell & Cohen musical tribute at historical society
Published 6:46 am, Thursday, November 14, 2013
The fundraiser will feature Westport vocalist Suzanne Sheridan and Westport keyboardist Bob Cooper, who have been performing the tribute show for the past year in a variety of Connecticut venues, the historial society said in a news release.
The concert is scheduled from 6 to 8 pm. at the historical society, 25 Avery Place. Tickets are $10 and include wine and other refreshments.
Mitchell and Cohen, both Canadian born, were among the most influential singer-songwriters of the 1960s and had a romantic relationship for several months in 1967 and 1968.
Mitchell, now 70, is best known for her hits "Big Yellow Taxi," "Both Sides Now," "Chelsea Morning" and "A Case of You."
Cohen, 79, is best known for "Hallelujah," "Anthem," "Suzanne," and the Johnny Cash hit, "Bird on a Wire.
Sheridan first performed the tribute show three years ago and has toured Canada and Australia, the historical society said. She and Cooper will be joined for the benefit by Ruth Ahlers of Norwalk on saxaphone, clarinet, recorder, percussions and vocals; and by percussionist Marshal Rosenberg of New York City.
For reservations, call the historical society at 203-222-1424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org