RIDGEFIELD, Conn. For the second time, singer Michael McDonald will be coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse stage; this time Sept. 11.
McDonald has been a mainstay on the music scene for almost 40 years and has performed with several popular bands, most notably Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers.
During his career, McDonald has won five Grammy awards, including one for Song of the Year for What a Fool Believes in 1980.
As a solo artist, McDonald released If That's What It Takes in 1982 and has completed a series of projects since then. One, "Yah Mo B There", with James Ingram, won a Grammy Award in 1984. Another, "Sweet Freedom", was used as the theme for the Billy Crystal/Gregory Hines film "Running Scared." In 1986, McDonald performed On My Own" with Patti LaBelle, which reached No. 1 on the Pop and R&B charts and #3 on the Adult Contemporary charts in 1986.
At this performance in Ridgefield, McDonald will be joined by special guest fellow singer-songwriter Griffin Anthony.
For tickets, which are $175.00 for Gold Circle (including a meet and greet, hors-doeuvre and open bar from 6:30-7:30 p.m.), $135.00 orchestra or $125 mezzanine, call 203-438-5795 or visit the playhouse's website .
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