ARVADA, CO – The Arvada Center for the Arts and
Humanities welcomes Grammy Award® winner Melissa Manchester to the
outdoor amphitheater on Saturday, July
14 at 7:30 p.m.
Singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester
celebrates two decades as hit-maker and acclaimed concert headliner. A
succession of top ten hits that include "Don't Cry Out Loud" and "You Should
Hear How She Talks About You" (1982 Grammy® Award – Best Female
Vocalist) have served to establish her as a worldwide radio and concert
favorite. She is the first artist in history to have two Academy Award®
nominated songs in a given year. Her rich, earthy voice and poetic lyrics make
Melissa Manchester an unparalleled favorite!
graduating from the High School of the Performing Arts (where she studied
acting), Manchester entered New York University and enrolled in a songwriting class
taught by Paul Simon. She landed a staff writing job at Chappel Music and
performed as a solo singer/pianist in the clubs of Greenwich Village and Manhattan's Upper West Side, where she met Bette Midler. As a
back-up singer for Midler, Melissa fulfilled her childhood fantasy of playing New York's Carnegie Hall. Six months later,
she had a recording contract, and shortly after was headlining Carnegie Hall
and performing for sold-out audiences.
$38 for reserved covered seats and $20 for general admission on the lawn. For
tickets, call the Arvada Center box office at (720) 898-7200 or
visit arvadacenter.org. All summer
concerts are held rain or shine.
A barbecue dinner is available from the Arvada Center's catering
service for a cost of $9.50 in advance or $10.50 at the concert. Meals can be
ordered when purchasing tickets. In compliance with city regulations, no
alcoholic beverages or glass containers can be brought into the amphitheater.
The Arvada Center offers
beer and wine service. Concessions open at 6:00 p.m. Patrons
are welcome to bring their own meals to the performances.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is one of the metro area's largest
cultural attractions, devoted to all aspects of the arts. It is generously
supported by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and
located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on Wadsworth Blvd.
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AT A GLANCE...
WHAT: Arvada Center Summer Concert Series
aturday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
FOR TIX: Call (720) 898-7200 or visit arvadacenter.org
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