Fairfield Theatre Company Welcomes Citizen Cope to the Klein Auditorium

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The Fairfield Theatre Company will welcome singer, songwriter and producer Citizen Cope to the Klein Auditorium for an intimate solo acoustic performance on Jan. 18.

Fairfield Theatre Company is proud to present an intimate acoustic solo performance with Citizen Cope at 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at Bridgeport’s Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave.

Citizen Cope’s roots are complex with musical cues drawing from legends like Bill Withers, Neil Young, John Lee Hooker, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson and Al Green. Yet, listening to Cope, audiences may hear none of these influences at all, but rather hear and feel a man who is expressing stories which haunt his very heart.

As a child of the 1970s, Cope’s life journey is as singular as his art. As a college student, Cope found himself fooling around with a primitive four-track setup. As the turntables intrigued him and the sounds of hip-hop-inspired invention, Cope got lost in his self-designed lab, cooking up beats and motifs which would later help shape the songs which audiences now know today.

With a sound that is rich in southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban and heartbreaking romantic, Cope’s voice and songs are known to cut to the core of even the strongest of individuals. Having produced five albums of depth and distinction in the past nine years, Cope is always searching to create a sound that paints the auditory American landscape.

Coming now to Bridgeport’s Klein Auditorium for a special intimate solo acoustic performance, he will feature songs from his 2012 release “One Lovely Day” and his other classic hits. With Cope’s deep “sandpaper voice” with rich slow blues, audiences will feel as though they are floating down a river of melodies on a brisk summer or autumn day.

Come see Citizen Cope’s intimate solo acoustic performance at The Klein Auditorium, and hear this amazing musician who has been soaring up the radio charts in a performance that shouldn't be missed. Tickets are $35 each, and theatre members receive a $3 discount per ticket. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit their website at http://fairfieldtheatre.org.

About the company:
Fairfield Theatre Company is a highly-acclaimed non-profit performing arts organization located in the heart of downtown Fairfield, Connecticut. FTC presents nearly 250 performances and concerts each year featuring outstanding national talent on FTC’s StageOne in Fairfield, The Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport, and the Norwalk Concert Hall in Norwalk. FTC’s intimate 200-seat StageOne concert venue is widely recognized as being one of the best places to see a live performance in the region. FTC is dedicated to providing the highest quality arts, live entertainment, and educational experiences to the communities it serves.

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