Contact: Chasyah L Scott
The ArtsCenter Announces New 2022 Live Concert Partnership with Tess Mangum and Sonic Pie Productions!
(Carrboro, NC) It’s a match made in paradise! Tess Mangum is back! The ArtsCenter announces a new partnership with Mangum, working with The ArtsCenter to curate 12 concerts at The ArtsCenter, this spring, summer and fall.
Known for welcoming performers such as Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Tinariwen and Les Nubians to The ArtsCenter, she served as Concerts Director & Facility Rental Coordinator of The ArtsCenter, from 2002-2012. Eclectic curation with a mission of representing rich, artistic diversity and, at times bringing artists rarely seen in the southeast earned Tess an Indy Arts Award from Indy Week in 2012. “Tess Mangum makes The ArtsCenter a national, and local, destination” – Indy Week.
Mangum, a seventh-generation North Carolinian, earned a B.A. in Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and M.A. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Limerick, Ireland. February 14, 2013, Mangum founded Sonic Pie Productions, LLC, a concert production and curation company based in Durham, NC. In the past nine years, she and her team have worked with artists such as Anderson .Paak, Van Hunt, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Les Filles de Illighadad, Valerie June and author and COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg.
So, who’s coming to Carrboro? The ArtsCenter, in partnership with Sonic Pie Productions, presents Blues/Folk/Punk songwriter and guitarist Sunny War Friday, June 10. Thursday, June 2: Tuareg band, Bombino. Call The ArtsCenter at 919-929-2787 to purchase tickets, or purchase online at www.artscenterlive.org. Local beer and wine is available for purchase starting one hour before curtain. In addition to wearing masks, proof of vaccination is required for all attendees of in-person performances. More exciting concerts to be announced soon!
For more information about Sonic Pie Productions, visit www.sonicpieproductions.com.
The ArtsCenter is a 501(c)(3) Arts Education non-profit located in Carrboro, North Carolina. It is the single largest employer of artists in Orange County and serves more than 100,000 patrons each year, including K-12 students.
Durham, North Carolina-based Sonic Pie Productions, founded in 2013, creates community and commerce via curated concert bookings, consultation and sound production services.