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Celeste Harrell
& Marie Cinquemani

Celeste Harrell and Marie Cinquemani

About CSN Chicago

Home of the very first Chick Singer Night show! CSN began in Chicago more than 30 years ago.
(More about CSN's history here.)

" ...a Chicago institution" - Chicago Tribune

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Celeste Harrell (left in pic above) has been with CSN for over 15 years. She has a Bachelor's degree from Columbia College of Performing Arts. Wearing many hats, Celeste is also a vocalist, consultant, a mom to two little miracles, and a cancer survivor! Celeste is a true old soul Pisces that loves warm chocolate chip cookies with Reese's Peanut Butter Chips. In her own words, "Music is the soundtrack of my life."
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Marie Cinquemani has been with CSN for more than 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from DePaul University and teaches music at Elgin Academy. A Virgo with Scorpio rising, Marie likes ice cream and dark chocolate and her favorite color is black. Marie likes to eat hot movie theatre popcorn with Snowcaps.
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Upcoming Events

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Some Past Shows

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  • Sept. 15, 2022 @ Marytrs - CSN Showcase featuring Leslie Beukelman, Lauren Hall, Kate Lamont, Mia Mormino, Shawn Christopher, and Carly Rosenberg, with host Lori Maier
  • Nov. 11, 2013 @ Mac's on Slade, Palatine IL - Celebrating CSN's 25-Year Anniversary! Featuring Joy Bach, Kevin Haynes & Matt Kupcso, Sherry Amour, Debbie Miller-Koziarz, and Tamara Anderson
  • June 17, 2013 @ Reggies - DUDE SINGER NIGHT, featuring Nick Strahanoski (host), Andrew Wlos, Rod Ganesan, Steve Starchild, and guest appearance by Paul Coscino
  • May 6, 2013 @ Reggies - CSN Showcase featuring Ruthie Carroll, Brianna Bragg, Tina Jenkins Crawley, Jacob Molina
  • Feb. 11, 2013 @ Reggies - CSN Showcase featuring Emma Pfeiffer, Jennifer Ligaya, Wendy George Valasso and Dana Rose, Max Deveau (Are You Man Enough), and Lindsay Porchetta
  • Dec. 3, 2012 @ Reggies - 24th Anniversary Show - featuring Host Tamara Anderson, plus featured artists Jennifer Ryley, Marissa Mellenthin, Elizabeth "Lily" Floersch, Kalim Kim, and Mallory Sears
  • Nov. 7, 2011 CSN Showcase featuring Jana G., Stephanie Tonnemacher, Kathleen Cruger, Danielle Aument, Debbie Miller-Koziarz, plus hosts Marie Cinquemani and Celeste Harrell

The CSN Chicago Band

Paul Coscino - Keyboard
Scott Reed - Guitar
Greg Baroni - Bass Guitar
Rick Vitek - Drums


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