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Cuddle Magic with Special Guests Phyllis Chen and Rick Moody

  • A Night with Cuddle Magic and Special Guests! 25 Washington Street Saratoga, NY 12866 (map)

A Night with Cuddle Magic and Special Guests!
Universal Preservation Hall is pleased to announce the third performance in our first annual, LIVE Music Series.

Ticket Cost for General Admission :
$20 In Advance | $25 Day of Show at the Venue

Special student discount through Brown Paper Tickets!

Doors at 7:00 : Show at 7:30 PM

Event tickets can also be purchased in advance through the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady or by calling 518.346.6204.

Enjoy an evening of select works from up and coming Brooklyn based band. Cuddle Magic’s most recent collaboration is with avant garde, classically trained toy pianist Phyllis Chen.

"The work is arrestingly beautiful, with both bits of classical, jazz, and rock and roll drifting through its surfaces, without ever seeming excessively scholastic." therumpus.net

Phyllis Chen is described as “a dazzling performer who wrings novel sounds from the humble toy piano,” - NY Times, and “a bold pianist with an excellent sense of color” - LA Times. Phyllis has performed in a large variety of contexts in the US and abroad.

This show will additionally feature nationally acclaimed author Rick Moody for a special program of music intertwined with collaborative readings and performance with the musicians.

Rick is an American novelist and short story writer best known for the 1994 novel The Ice Storm which brought widespread acclaim, became a bestseller, and was made into a feature film of the same title. Many of his works have been praised by fellow writers and critics alike, and in 1999 The New Yorker chose him as one of America's most talented young writers, listing him on their "20 Writers for the 21st Century" list.

Watch the official video for "Pretty Thing" below from the new album collaboration, "Cuddle Magic & Phyllis Chen."

Additionally, regional Electric City Couture fans will be excited to note that Cuddle Magic was recently featured on Elle.com for a collaborative project with international fashion brand Delpozo for NY Fashion Week. See the live runway performance below...so awesome!

Cuddle Magic Official Website

Proceeds from the event will go towards the ongoing restoration efforts in the space.

Promotional support and production assistance by:
PROCTORS and 2440 DESIGN STUDIO