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Singer-songwriter Judy Collins coming to Reilly Arts Center

Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins is heading to the Reilly Arts Center in September.

The Reilly Arts Center, which is located at 500 NE 9th Street in Ocala, will present An Evening with Judy Collins on Saturday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m.

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Singer-songwriter Judy Collins will perform at the Reilly Arts Center on September 17 (Photo courtesy of the Reilly Arts Center)

Collins is known for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards. Her rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and she won “Song of the Year” at the 1975 Grammy Awards with her intimate version of “Send in the Clowns” by Stephen Sondheim.

Collins’ landmark 1967 album, Wildflowers, includes a collection of originals alongside songs by not-yet household names such as Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, as well as selections by Jacques Brel and Francesco Landini.

Now in her sixth decade as a singer and songwriter, Collins continues to create new music. Her 29th studio album, Spellbound, was released on February 25, 2022, and it marks the first time that she wrote all the songs on one of her albums.

Tickets for the concert are on sale and range from $35 to $75.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Reilly Arts Center ‘An Evening with Judy Collins’ webpage.