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By Chanz to Perform at Tally Ho Theatre 

On Thursday December 19, 2002, at 7:00 PM, By Chanz, the Ashburn, VA-based teen female vocal group who sing pop music fused with rap and laced with a tinge of R&B will perform a concert at the recently restored Tally Ho Theatre.  This will be the group’s final concert of the year.  

Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.  Only 190 tickets are being sold for this show, so reserve your tickets in advance. 

By Chanz consists of founding member, Logan Kelley, 19, and Sarah Luhrs,16, both from Ashburn, and Lauren Smallwood, 15, from Leesburg.  The group has been together and performing since October 2000.  By Chanz will perform several original songs they have written including Forgotten Memories which recently won an award of merit in the Paramount Group 2002 Fall Song Contest, Angel for Tonight, which won first place in the “country category” of the BOSAs songwriting contest and a winner in the radio WIHT, HOT 99.5 "Mark Anthony's Big Break" talent contest.  They will also perform their original standards, What, What Did I Say? and Beat of Your Heart, which won silver and gold awards in the "Hip Hop" and "Pop" categories of the 18th Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest in November 2001.  The former song also won third place in the 2001 TEEN PEOPLE magazine "Five Live Search" contest that was searching for the best teen bands in the nation.  The latter also won first place in “Pop” category of the One Song a Month Contest. 

By Chanz has performed at the Manhattan Center in New York City, the Philadelphia Music Conference, the Prince William County Fair, Leesburg’s Flower and Garden Festival, the Reston Festival, and SterlingFest.  They also opened for the nationally known R&B group City High at The Planet Club, Northern Virginia's premiere teen nightclub.  By Chanz' music has also been featured on Fox 5 Morning News, Loudoun Channel 3, Reston Community TV Channel 8, and a Fairfax Channel 10 comedy show called The Nooz

By Chanz will sell CDs and logo tee shirts after the concert and sign free copies of their new publicity photo. 

The Tally Ho Theatre is located at 19 West Market Street in Leesburg, VA.  For more information about the concert, and to reserve tickets call the theatre at (703) 669-8444.  To learn more about By Chanz, go to their website