Lake Carmel Arts Center
640 Route 52
Kent Lakes, NY 10512

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Summer Concert Series: Darryl Tookes

Friday, July 7, 2017 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Coming soon to Arts on the Lake

Concert is inside this evening.


Darryl Tookes, opens the Arts on the Lake Summer Concert Series Friday, July 7 at 7 PM. A composer, lyricist, pianist, singer and arranger Tookes has had a notable career working with numerous influential musicians. He has sung at Carnegie Hall with Roberta Flack, recorded and toured with Sting, and performed at the White House for President and Ms. Clinton. Mr. Tookes sang on the recording and the PBS Television show Great Performances with Leonard Bernstein conducting West Side Story, and on Soulful Messiah with Quincy Jones. Mr. Tookes has worked with producer Phil Ramone, George Benson, Aretha Franklin, Laurie Anderson, Carly Simon, Diana Ross and many others. Before starting his musical career, he graduated magna cum laude in physics in three years from Florida A&M University. He is presently on tour and is working on a new CD adding to his extensive discography.


The concerts are outdoors on the north lawn at the Arts Center. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and you are welcome to bring food and beverages. Refreshments and some picnic food will be available for purchase.


In the event of rain, the concert will be held indoors at the Center. Chairs are available inside.


The concerts for the Summer Series are all pay-what-you-wish events provided for our community.


The 4 concerts this year are:
July 7 - Darryl Tookes
July 14 - The Mar-Tays
July 21 - Arts on the Lake Jazz Ensemble
July 28 - Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra


More information will be added soon.

About the Event

These concerts are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature. In Putnam County this grant program is managed and monitored by the Putnam Arts Council.