Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Missouri Theatre Buy Tickets Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her catchy pop music. The Carpenters’ beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits. Now, singer Lisa Rock has compiled a moving tribute to the music and life of Karen Carpenter and brings it to the stage with her six-piece backing band. Dedicated to recreating the true sound of The Carpenters, Rock and her band showcase some of the most memorable songs of the 70s including “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” and of course “Close to You.” TICKETS: $35/$25/CHILDREN Exchanges are available to University Concert Series donors. All other sales are final.