News From Rockport Music! Second Paula Cole Concert Added

From Gregg Sorensen

Greetings, Joey:

Thank you for mentioning that single tickets were going on sale for Rockport Music’s season.  Our offices was flooded with requests to purchase tickets!

Here’s some information that I’d like to share with you….

Rockport Music, presenter of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, is experiencing unprecedented demand for tickets to its inaugural season in the Shalin Liu Performance Center, which opens on June 10, 2010. Since tickets went on sale on March 15, nine of twenty-four concerts have sold out.

Rockport Music is pleased to announce that it has added a second performance for the Rockport appearances of Grammy Award-winning singer Paula Cole. The new date is Friday, August 6, at 8 p.m. at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, located at 37 Main Street in downtown Rockport, Massachusetts. The first performance, Saturday, August 7 at 8 p.m. sold out two weeks ago. In the intervening days, Rockport Music received many phone calls from local residents and fans of Paula Cole, who were very disappointed to discover that the concert was sold out. States Rockport Music Director of Marketing Gregg Sorensen, “Paula Cole is a real treasure, not only for local residents, but for countless fans around the globe. Rockport Music is grateful to Ms. Cole for finding time in her very busy schedule to add an additional concert during the inaugural season of our new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. It’s with great anticipation that we await her performances in August.”

Rockport Music’s first season in the Shalin Liu Performance Center begins on June 10. The organization’s signature series, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, includes 20 classical chamber music concerts from June 10-July 18. The newest series, Rockport Music Presents, features five jazz, world-music, and pop concerts from July 24 – August 8. During the summer, Rockport Music also offers a number of special events to enhance the audience’s concert experience. Those include prelude suppers, lectures, master classes, a DVD/lecture, and two free Family Concerts.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 978-546-7391  or by visiting

Thank you!



  • thanks! just grabbed tix! she is amazing live!


  • Thanks so much for the post , got great tix this mornin.. Can’t wait to check out the new venue!!


    • Happy to oblige. We seem to get alot of stuff out there to our readers first. 🙂

      Knowing that so many people make this their first stop in their morning ritual motivates us and comments like this let us know that we are making an impact on people’s lives.


  • Hey joe, thought you’d be the man to give us some inside shot’s of the shalin liu center.. that woud be fantabulous..


  • Hello,

    If anyone would be willing to help this Dutch Paula Cole with a ticket for her Saturday August 7 performance, that would be greatly appreciated !

    I am coming over from Holland to see Paula perform in Rockport, but I don’t have a ticket for the Saturday performance yet.. 😦

    So if you have a spare ticket, or know someone who has or who is willing to sell, please contact me at (note the double ‘b’ in “robbert”)

    Thank you !

    Robbert in the Netherlands


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