Friday night, October 17, here in Grand Rapids, you will be able to spend an intimate evening with Judy Collins. That is, you and a few hundred of your close personal friends.The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and Music Works are partnering to bring An Intimate Evening with Judy Collins on October 17, 2014 to Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

A classically trained pianist with a lifelong love of the guitar, she is known for her classic recordings of Both Sides Now, In My Life, and Send in the Clowns. Collins, is a Grammy Award winning singer- songwriter seen as a modern day Renaissance woman. She is an Academy Award nominated director, author, record label head, children’s book publisher, accomplished painter and speaker for mental health and suicide prevention.

Judy Collins has inspired all of us with beautiful vocals, inspired songwriting, personal life triumphs and tragedies, and a commitment to social activism over a five-decade career.

Most recently, Judy Collins filmed a PBS special in Ireland at Dromoland Castle. The show features some classic Judy Collins songs like Chelsea Morning, Cat’s In the Cradle, Bird on A Wire, as well as some of her favorite Irish tunes including, Danny Boy. JUDY COLLINS LIVE IN IRELAND is airing on PBS nationwide throughout 2014, and she is incorporating many of these songs into her Intimate Evening concert.

Tickets are on sale now and available on line at www.grct.org with prices ranging from $29 to $125. A special post-show meet/greet with Ms. Collins is available as well.