A feast for the eyes, described as ‘electric’ and ‘a force of nature’, vocalist CHANTAL JOSEPH – ‘Best R&B Performer of 2021’ (Pittsburgh City Paper) is back by popular demand in AN EVENING OF SOUL and R&B on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 PM, after receiving multiple ARCA standing ovations in a Lincoln Hall performance in 2021 .
You will be dazzled by Chantal’s gorgeous voice, musical passion and inner-and-outer beauty, as she performs musical favorites from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and songs from artists Anita Baker, Roberta Flack, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Aretha Franklin and Nora Jones – plus jazz favorites.
Originally from Cape Cod, Chantal has performed at the Newport Jazz Festival, Indiana Jazz Festival, the Boston Pops, and the Cape Symphony, touring with the Perry Rossi Orchestra, with whom she will be appearing on the east coast in the summer of 2024.
Since moving to Pittsburgh, she has been a Pittsburgh favorite at The Fairmont Hotel, Eddie V’s, The Brick Shop and Con Alma.
Enjoy her singing Aretha Franklin’s Until You Come Back to Me recorded live at The Fairmont with Daniel May at the keyboard.
CHANTAL is a force of nature. Anyone who has seen her perform will testify to that. They might also use adjectives like ‘high-energy’, ‘electric’ or offer comparisons to Tina Turner and Stephanie Mills.
But to really understand CHANTAL, you’ll have to come see for yourself in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall. For her, music is a life-long journey in an adventure that has already had her share the studio and stage with the likes of Kenny Loggins, Dwayne Dolphin, Roger Humphries and Grace Kelly.
But now more than ever, CHANTAL is determined to leave her own mark on the music industry. Where others would give in to auto-tuned tracks and fashion trends, CHANTAL’S raw energy and fearless execution cut through the noise with the expressiveness and sensuality of yester year’s greats, but with a 21st Century twist that is necessary to drive the dialogue of today’s society.
Chantal is more than just a feast for your eyes and music to your ears: CHANTAL is an experience, and you’re invited to experience her magic on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 PM.
Dancing at the back of the hall. Wine and Beers for Sale.
Tickets are Adults $25, Students $5 – and may be purchased online here. To pay by cash or check at the door, CALL TO RESERVE at 724-659-3153
ABOUT THE ARTIST
And what an inspiration Chantal is! While versatile in her craft as a performer, studio recording artist, and songwriter, she also is passionate about community outreach and giving back. Chantal’s motivation lies in spreading positivity, inspiration, and empowerment to young and old alike.
Chantal is a Teaching Artist with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and teaches piano and voice at the Afro-American Music Institute in Homewood.
In the midst of the 2020 COVID crisis, Chantal founded a non-profit organization called the Giving Grace Foundation! Its mission is to empower the youth from underserved and at-risk backgrounds through arts and education workshops and scholarship opportunities. An advocate for arts education, she and The Giving Grace Foundation will be working within the Pittsburgh public school system beginning in the Spring 2021. And enjoy here the benefit that Chantal’s Giving Grace Foundation – as well as Independence House.
In April of 2020, Chantal was featured in a story in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette “In Focus: Pittsburgh Jazz in the age of Covid 19”. She was interviewed along with several acclaimed Pittsburgh musicians as they discussed their experiences and thoughts regarding the challenges of this time as well as its effects on the music community.
All of this is built on Chantal’s multi-faceted gifts as a dynamic musician, teaching artist, and business entrepreneur. A Massachusetts native, she studied music business at Boston’s Northeastern University. All of this Chantal brings to young musicians and students at the Afro-American Music Institute and Pittsburgh education system through the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. How blessed those students are to have Chantal’s inspiration!
You will often find Chantal performing professionally all across the U.S. with her own band as well as many acclaimed local and national artists.
Chantal has performed at the Newport Jazz Festival, Indiana Jazz Festival, the Boston Pops, and the Cape Symphony, touring with the Perry Rossi Orchestra. Since moving to Pittsburgh, she is a favorite at The Fairmont Hotel, Eddie V’s, The Brick Shop and Con Alma.
But to really understand CHANTAL, you’ll have to come see for yourself in Foxburg’s Lincoln Hall on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 PM. Beer and Wine for Sale. Dancing at the Back of the Hall.
Tickets are Adults $25 and Students $5. Buy online here – or Call to Reserve at 724-659-3153. Pay by cash or check at the door.