Chantal Joseph – An Evening of R&B / SOUL

A feast for the eyes, described as ‘electric’ and ‘a force of nature’, vocalist CHANTAL JOSEPH makes her Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts debut in AN EVENING OF SOUL and R&B on Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 PM.  ARCA is grateful that generous donors Linda and Michael Bradley have sponsored Chantal’s concert.

Dazzled you will be by her gorgeous voice, musical passion and inner-and-outer beauty, as she performs with her trio 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. This will be a night to remember in Lincoln Hall!

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.  Since moving to Pittsburgh, she is a favorite at The Fairmont Hotel, Eddie V’s, The Brick Shop and Con Alma. Enjoy her Feel Like Making Love With You 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. She’s 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, June 12 at 7:30 PM.

Compliant with Pennsylvania COVID Guidelines

ARCA is reopening after the recent November-December  COVID-19 shutdown in compliance with Pennsylvania COVID Guidelines. Please refrain from attending if you are ill.  Temperatures will be taken before entry. Masks are required for entrance and to be worn inside. Hand sanitizer will be available.

Seating is socially distanced to 50% occupancy – a total of 55 tickets.  Because seating is limited, reservations are recommended:  724-659-3153. Reservations for reserved seats in hall quadrants will be taken by phone. If socially distanced reservations have filled the 50% quota, tickets will not be available at the door. 

Families and groups will be seated together. Walk-ins are welcome only if socially distanced seating remains – cash or check at the door.  Tickets may be purchased online here.

Tickets are Adults $20 and Students $5.  Call to Reserve at 724-659-3153 and pay by cash or check at the door if 50% capacity seats are still available. 

MORE 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. She 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.

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. Currently Chantal is a music instructor at the Afro-American Music Institute in Homewood, PA as well as a Teaching Artist in the Pittsburgh education system with the Cultural Trust.




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. She’s 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, June 12 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets are Adults $20 and Students $5.  Buy online here – or Call to Reserve at 724-659-3153. Pay by cash or check at the door if 50% capacity seats are still available.

 

 

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