To Do Friday: Folk Out

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter makes her New York Philharmonic debut tonight with help from Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, Tift Merritt and Aoife O’Donovan. The two-hour concert, conducted by Grammy Award-winner Vince Mendoza, highlights songs such as “On and On It Goes” and “Mrs. Hemingway” from her new orchestral album, Songs from the Movie, recorded at Air Studios in London.

Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-875-5656, 8 p.m. $55 and up

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