Tom Chapin and Friends Live in Concert at FDU October 13

Hackensack, NJ ( September 20, 2006) — Grammy-award winning Tom Chapin comes to Fairleigh Dickinson University on the evening of Friday, October 13, 2006 at 8 p.m. Chapin, a three-time Grammy winner, has had a career spanning years of international touring and 18 CDs.

He is an acoustic trendsetter and has been widely hailed as one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music. Chapin’s music is able to bridge generations and styles with great songwriting and personal warmth. He said, “My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people.”

Chapin will be joined by Michael Mark, bassist and Grammy nominated musician, and Jon Colbert, an accomplished performing artist who has recorded with Dion, John Denver and John Lennon.

Also on stage will be three stellar musicians including Ted Clancy, HBO special lead guitarist, who plays a major role in the metropolitan area music scene as a studio stylist in rock, country, folk and jazz genres. Fans will also welcome NAV Folk Album of the Year winner Scott Petitio, whose credits range from James Taylor to The Band, Keith Richards and Dave Brubeck. Scott is part of the legendary rock group The Fugs. For his work with Pete Seeger, he received a Grammy nomination. Rounding out the evening will be John Dull, NJ Magazine award winner for performance and production. Dull has been an integral player in the regional folk scene for the past 18 years, sharing the stage with Richie Havens, The Oak Ridge Boys and others.

The evening is co-sponsored by WFDU-FM, the University radio station, and John Dull Music. Tickets, at $25 per person, can be ordered by phone from 7-9 p.m., Monday-Friday by calling 201 438 4146.

The concert will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 13 in Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, University Plaza Drive, on the Hackensack side of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus. The auditorium is off Hackensack Avenue, close to Route 4 with ample free parking at the door. For directions, call 201 692 7028.

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