After many months of anticipation, Coppell Arts Center, the multi-purpose, state-of-the-art facility that will bring locally and nationally recognized music, dance, theater, and visual arts performances and programs to North Texas, announced its official opening weekend celebration, “Takeoff: Arts and Music Festival,” will be September 9-12. The festival will feature a headlining performance by Grammy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth. The Center also announced its 2021-22 season and programming.
Takeoff Festival will commence on Thursday, September 9 at 6 pm with an Art Sip & Stroll through Old Town Coppell that will conclude with a performance in the Grove at Coppell Arts Center. Sip & Stroll attendees will have the option to purchase wine and non-alcoholic beverages and walk around the Coppell Senior and Community Center grounds and Old Town while enjoying live performances, a vendor market, and public art. Food will be available to purchase at food trucks or Old Town restaurants. General Admission tickets can be purchased for $15 and VIP tickets can be purchased for $75 in-person at the Coppell Senior and Community Center or in advance at coppellartscouncil.org.
The Festival will continue on Friday at 8 pm with a live concert by country singer Coffey Anderson and an opening performance by Matt Castillo. Kristin Chenoweth will take center stage on Saturday, September 11 at 8 pm with a performance of her “For the Girls” concert, a musical revue-style concert celebrating iconic female entertainers. The final event of the weekend will feature two performances (at 3 pm and 6 pm) by NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” finalist and “Phenomenon” winner, magician Mike Super.
Tickets are on sale now for the festival at the Arts Center’s website.