Westhampton Beach PAC Announces Fall MainStage Lineup

Natalie Merchant is coming to Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on October 25.
Natalie Merchant is coming to Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on October 25. Photo credit: Dan Winters

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center has revealed its MainStage lineup for October through December, featuring musicians of all stripes.

Coming to the stage will be Roberta Flack; Natalie Merchant; Suzanne Vega; John Sebastian and David Grisman; Eric Johnson and Mike Stern; and Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood.

Soul icon Roberta Flack, performing October 12, is a four-time Grammy winner. She will perform her hits such as “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” “Where is the Love” and “Set the Night to Music.” Tickets are $175, $150 or $125.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Sebastian, formerly the lead singer and songwriter for The Lovin’ Spoonful, will perform with David Grisman on October 18. Grisman fuses acoustic bluegrass, folk and jazz—as he calls it, Dawg music. They will perform songs from the collaborative album Satisfied, a collection of acoustic duets. Tickets are $75, $65 or $55.

Singer-songerwriter Natalie Merchant, who was the lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs before kicking off her acclaimed solo career, is coming October 25. She is touring in promotion of her first album of original songs in 13 years. Tickets are $150, $135 or $95.

Another singer-songwriter, Suzanne Vega recently released Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles. Expect her new songs as well as classic “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner” on November 1. Tickets are $50, $45 or $30.

Grammy-winning guitarist Eric Johnson and fellow guitar legend Mike Stern, coming off the Experience Hendrix tour, will play a progressive jazz and blues concert on November 7. Tickets are $65, $55 and $45.

Organ trio Medeski, Martin & Wood reunite on stage with jazz guitarist John Scofield December 6. Their latest album, Juice, explores improvisation and rhythms from Brazil, the Caribbean, and Latin America all intertwined with funky jazz.

Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tickets are available at whbpac.org or by calling 631-288-1500. The box office is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. and later on show nights.

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