Ocotillo Performing Arts, Artesia, NM
The longest running Carpenters' tribute in North America is beginning their 12 Year-Anniversary Tour having played nearly 400 shows in 40 states selling out venues from 300 to 3000 seats. Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with the surprisingly deep material of her unabashedly catchy pop music. Singer and playwright Lisa Rock has compiled a moving tribute to the music and life of Carpenter, and brings it to the stage with her 6-piece backing band. Dedicated to re-creating the true sound of The Carpenters, Rock and her band showcase some of the most memorable songs of the 70s including 'We’ve Only Just Begun', 'Rainy Days and Mondays', and of course 'Close to You'.