Lalah Hathaway kicks off Park City Institute’s Main Stage concerts

Five-time Grammy winner performs Saturday

Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer Lalah Hathaway will kick off the Park City Institute's Main Stage concert season on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts.
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Park City Institute Presents Lalah Hathaway


The warm smooth vocals of Lalah Hathaway will fill the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 7, when she opens the Park City Institute’s 2023-24 Main Stage season.

“Lalah is really a remarkable person,” said Park City Institute Board Member Besty Wallace during the season reveal on Sept. 22 at the Pendry Park City. “She’s got that soulful sound, and that’s how you want to start the series.”

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Hathaway, a five-time Grammy Award-winner, and 10-time nominee, performs everything from rhythm & blues ballads to jazz and pop standards.

She’s got that soulful sound, and that’s how you want to start the series.” Betsy Wallace, Park City Institute board member

Her works throughout her 30-year career includes collaborations with an array of artists including Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Anderson .Paak and Snoop Dogg

In addition, Hathaway, the daughter of soul legend, songwriter and arranger Donny Hathaway, has also shared the stage with music legends such as Prince, Stevie Wonder and Anita Baker.  

Not only is Hathaway a singer, she has also appeared in films like Malcolm D. Lee’s 2017 comedy drama, “Girls Trip,” that starred Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith. 

Other film and TV appearances include a role as the wedding singer in the series finale of BET’s “Being Mary Jane,” a cameo in Yvette Nicole Brown’s 2019 rom-com, “Always A Bridesmaid,” and a special guest on the latest season of the Netflix series, “Family Reunion.”

In 2019, Hathaway headlined the Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors Summer Concert Series with her sold-out show, “Legacy: Lalah Hathaway Sings Donny Hathaway,” a tribute to her father. 

Her recording credits also include being a featured artist on Miles Davis‘ single “So Emotional,” culled from the jazz legend’s “lost” album, “Rubberband.”

The album was recorded in 1985, but put on hold to make way for Davis’ 1986 Grammy Award-winning album, “Tutu.”

Davis died in 1991, and his estate posthumously released “Rubberband” in the fall of 2019. 

Three years later, Hathaway’s song “Show Me Your Soul,” from David Kleijwegt’s 2020 documentary, “Mr. Soul: A Story About Donny Hathaway,” was featured on the Oscars 2021 shortlist for Best Original Song. 

In December 2022, through digital magic, Hathaway, who received an honorary doctorate in 2022 from Berklee College of Music, released “This Christmas,” a duet with her late father who died in 1979. And this past summer, Hathaway released a non-album single, “The Energy.”

Hathaway was originally scheduled to perform on Aug. 11, as part of the Park City Institute’s revived Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert series at Canyons Village, according to Wallace.

“(She) had to change her routing, and she couldn’t make it to our concert,” Wallace said. “But she is our first show up.”

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