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LISTENING TO vocal virtuoso and 10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin sing may be hazardous to your preconceptions. Side effects may include unparalleled joy, a new perspective on creativity, rejection of the predictable, and a sudden, irreversible, urge to lead a more spontaneous existence. McFerrin & Gimme5: Circlesongs comes to City Winery Chicago in four performances over two nights on Friday-Saturday, February 22-23.

"Circlesongs" – choral pieces spontaneously composed each night and sung by a 12-voice ensemble (and, sometimes, by the whole crowd) – will feature McFerrin's exhilarating vocal vocabulary, call and response, polyphonics and percussion, global rhythms, soaring melodies, lush harmonies, funny noises, invented language, silence, prayers, and laughter.

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