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Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter graces campus coffeehouse Feb. 26

A New York Music Award nominee will lend her voice to Austin Peays African American History Month celebration.

Deidre McCalla will take the stage at Java City from 4-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Morgan University Center.

Known for her eclectic blend of rock, pop, country and folk, McCalla has shared the stage with many notable artists, including Tracy Chapman and Suzanne Vega. She has performed at the National Womens Music Festival, Carnegie Hall and Chattanooga Riverbend Festival.
A New York Music Award nominee will lend her voice to Austin Peay's African American History Month celebration.

Deidre McCalla will take the stage at Java City from 4-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Morgan University Center.

Known for her eclectic blend of rock, pop, country and folk, McCalla has shared the stage with many notable artists, including Tracy Chapman and Suzanne Vega. She has performed at the National Women's Music Festival, Carnegie Hall and Chattanooga Riverbend Festival.

McCalla is credited with four critically acclaimed albums, including “Don't Doubt It,” which was nominated for three New York Music Awards. Her most recent release, “Playing for Keeps,” is composed of 10 original songs covering topics from politics to philosophical reflections on life and death.

The Capital Times says, "Take an acoustic guitar, add a vibrant voice and let them both loose on themes from peace to poignant love. Then, you'll have Deidre McCalla.”

The concert is free and open to the public. For further information, visit http://www.apsu.edu/aacc, or telephone 7431.
—Terry Stringer