Hope, Ark. – Award-winning acapella sextet m-pact will headline this year’s holiday show at Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Hope campus on December 13, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at hempsteadhall.com and range from $40 – $30. M-pact’s “White Christmas” is part of the 2019-2020 Southwest Arkansas Arts Council & Hempstead Hall Performing Arts Series.
M-pact has performed with pop superstars Sheryl Crow, Boyz II Men, Kenny G, Liza Minnelli, Babyface, Rick Springfield and Jackson Browne to name a few. They have also performed with jazz legends Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Bobby McFerrin, Take 6, and the New York Voices, as well as the Woody Herman Orchestra and the Maynard Ferguson Big Band. In addition to touring across the country, these distinguished vocalists lend their voices to 20-30 films per year including “Spiderman 3,” the “High School Musical” series, and to television programs such as “Family Guy.”
Their sophisticated sound, accessible appeal and original studio recordings have garnered rave reviews and vast accolades including Best Jazz Album, Best Pop/R&B Song, Best Male Vocalist and Best Vocal Arrangement from the CARA Awards, Best Seasonal Album and Best Unsigned Band from Billboard Magazine, Vocal Group of the Year from LA Music Awards, and an Independent Grammy nomination.
To hear a preview of an m-pact performance, please view these videos:
- https://youtu.be/JCoR8NeUKnc – “Guillotine” by Jon Bellion (a capella cover)
- https://youtu.be/vH_azW7CgE0 – Live Holiday Snippet!
- https://youtu.be/8BTUrbvAHEE – “Don’t you Worry ‘bout a thing’” by Stevie Wonder (a capella cover)
- https://youtu.be/FFUfgOZfhfo – Silent Night
Doors for the m-pact Holiday Show will open at 6:00 p.m., and the show will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. Guests will also have an opportunity to meet Santa and have pictures made in front of an elaborate Christmas backdrop before the show.
For any questions pertaining to the m-pact Holiday Show, please contact Amanda Lance at [email protected] or (870) 722-8566.