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Four-Time Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding Comes To Ridgefield

American jazz bassist, cellist and singer Esperanza Spalding is coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Oct. 1.
American jazz bassist, cellist and singer Esperanza Spalding is coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Oct. 1. Photo Credit: Johann Sauty

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – For the first time, four-time Grammy Award-winner and American jazz bassist, cellist and singer Esperanza Spalding will make an appearance at The Ridgefield Playhouse.

She will stop at the playhouse on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. with her “Thank You October” tour.

Spalding has earned numerous distinctions, including a Grammy for Best New Artist, making her the first jazz artist to win the award.

She was the best-selling contemporary jazz artist of 2011, and her album “Chamber Music Society” was the best-selling contemporary jazz album. She sang the Louis Armstrong standard “What A Wonderful World” at the 84th Academy Awards with the Southern California Children's Chorus.

No. 109 Cheese & Wine will host a wine tasting at 7:15 p.m. before the concert. The work of local artist Pamela Hochstetter will be displayed courtesy of Watershed Gallery. This event is part of the No. 109 Cheese & Wine “Art, Wine and Jazz” series.

Tickets are $60 for orchestra and $55 for mezzanine/balcony. To purchase tickets, call the Ridgefield Playhouse box office at 203-438-5795, or order online at the Ridgefield Playhouse website here .

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