John Oates is one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, and now he’s rocking out as a solo artist in a rare and intimate performance at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, March 20.and. The show is a different duo: Oates is joined by guitar sensation Guthrie Trapp for “An Evening Of Songs And Stories,” and the two artists will perform Hall & Oates classics and some chestnuts of blues and roots music that will catch them. inspire.

Get tickets to John Oates (of Hall & Oates): An Evening of Stories and Songs (with Guthrie Trapp) at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, March 20 at 8 p.m.

In addition to his work with Hall & Oates, the legendary pop duo that topped the charts and won hearts for decades, John has recorded seven solo albums, produced a docu-concert DVD called “Another Good Road” and is the author of a successful memoir entitled “Change of Seasons”. He organized and produced the “7908 Aspen Songwriters Festival” held at the Historic Wheeler Opera House in Aspen Colorado from 2010 to 2012 and featured an impressive list of artists such as: Allen Toussaint, Keb Mo, Kenny Loggins, Sam Bush, Shawn Colvin, Matt Nathanson, Bob Scheneider and JD Souther.

Joining John Oates in adding to the proceedings is Guthrie Trapp, one of Nashville’s preeminent guitar talents. Trapp is at home with all styles of music and is a naturally soulful and energetic player, providing depth of texture and endlessly creative sheet music for Oates. He has worked with artists such as Garth Brooks, John Oates, Alison Krauss, Billy Gibbons, Dolly Parton, Lyle Lovett, Dennis Quaid, Randy Travis, Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood, Travis Tritt, Patty Loveless and George Jones…for n’ to name just a few.

Part of the Pepsi Rock Driven by North American Motor Car series. The media sponsor of this event is WFUV. Visit Eddie’s Pizza & Pasta on the night of the show and enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine with your admission when tickets are presented! For more information or to purchase contactless print-at-home tickets ($70), go online at or visit or call the box office at (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts facility located at 80 East Ridge Road, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT and is committed to keeping the arts alive and accessible to all.