Maui Arts & Entertainment

MACC Presents Grammy Winner Corinne Bailey Rae, March 1

February 27, 2019, 3:01 PM HST
* Updated March 1, 9:05 AM
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Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, and musician Corinne Bailey Rae will be making her Maui debut at the MACC March 1, 2019. PC: MACC.

The MACC Presents Grammy award winning singer, songwriter, and musician Corinne Bailey Rae in her Maui debut at Castle Theater on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Known for her global hits including “Put Your Records On” and “Like a Star”, she has recorded three studio albums and was a featured artist on Herbie Hancock’s Album of the Year Grammy winning River: The Joni Letters.

Tickets go on sale to MACC members Friday, November 16 and to the general public Friday, November 22.

From Leeds, England, Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006 which featured the hits “Put Your Records On“ and “Like A Star”. She has received two Grammy Awards, two MOBOS (the prestigious ‘Music of Black Origin’ awards in the UK), alongside multiple nominations including BRIT (the British Phonographic Industry’s popular annual awards) and BET Awards.

She was awarded her first Grammy in 2008 for Album of the Year when featured on Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni Letters. Her second album, The Sea (2010) was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. The subsequent EP Is This Love garnered her a second Grammy for Best R&B Performance.

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Bailey Rae returned in 2016 with what NPR called “boundary-defying, epic music” for her third studio album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers which was also declared “the best R&B of 2016” by The Guardian. The album featured the single, “Green Aphrodisiac” named by Billboard as one of the “10 best R&B songs of 2016”.

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The new songs soared in her live performances as Bailey Rae embarked on a worldwide tour, including festivals and a special guest appearance for Stevie Wonder’s BST Hyde Park London concert. She has also appeared in the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Playboy Jazz Fest (Hollywood Bowl), Singapore Jazz Fest, and Glastonbury. She continues to collaborate and perform with artists across musical genres, including Mary J Blige, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, KING, Paul McCartney, Kele Okereke (BlocParty),  Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Questlove, Salaam Rami, RZA, Tyler The Creator, Paul Weller, Stevie Wonder, Tracey Thorn, Logic, Mick Jenkins, and others.

Bailey Rae has composed music for film and television, including the recording of “The Scientist” for Universal Pictures’ Fifty Shades Darker, which charted globally.

Tickets are $35, $55, and $75 with a limited number of $125 premium seats, plus applicable fees.

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Tickets are available at the MACC Box Office, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., by phone at 242-SHOW (7469) during business hours or online at MauiArts.org.

Tickets on sale to MACC members Friday, November 16 and on sale to the general public Friday, November 23.

To become a MACC Member with the immediate benefit of early ticket buying privileges, contact the Box Office or log on to MauiArts.org/membership.

MACC members at the ‘Ohi‘a Level and above qualify for advance ticket purchase benefits.

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