Todd Chappelle is a comedy songwriter who does a mix of funny original songs and parodies. His music is influenced by such artists as Tom Lehrer, Weird Al Yankovic, Stephen Lynch and Mark Russell. His songs have been heard on the Dr. Demento Show, CNN Radio, the Fox News Channel and Good Day Philadelphia.
Todd has performed in venues throughout the Northeast, including:
THE PEOPLES IMPROV THEATER New York, NY
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE New York, NY
THE TRIPLE CROWN New York, NY
THE WAY STATION New York, NY
TAMMANY HALL New York, NY
SANTOS PARTY HOUSE New York, NY
SHUBIN THEATER Philadelphia, PA
ADRIENNE THEATER Philadelphia, PA
SELLERSVILLE THEATER Sellersville, PA
THE KENNETT FLASH Kennett Square, PA
HEDGEROW THEATER Media, PA
MILKBOY ACOUSTIC CAFE Bryn Mawr, PA
THE QUEEN THEATER Wilmington, DE
FIRST NIGHT WILMINGTON Wilmington, DE
DUPONT COUNTRY CLUB Wilmington, DE
BELLEFONTE ARTS FESTIVAL Bellefonte, DE
BACK CREEK GOLF CLUB Middletown, DE
CHAPEL STREET THEATER Newark, DE
MILTON THEATER Milton, DE
UNICITY FESTIVAL Middletown, DE
PREMIER CENTER FOR THE ARTS Middletown, DE
OPERA DELAWARE THEATER Wilmington, DE
2013 - MORNING PEOPLE - Todd's first CD recorded in front of a LIVE audience. 18 songs in all, including "I Love Doritos", "More Than Bacon" and the title track "Morning People".
2011 - THIS IS RIDICULOUS - 12 new comedy songs from Todd's twisted mind featuring "Drive-Thru Girl", plus his James Taylor-inspired cover of his favorite AC/DC song.
2009 - MODERATELY FUNNY SONGS - features "Google", "The Accountant Song" and "My Uvula".
2007 - I'M FROM DELAWARE - the title track from Todd's second CD has received airplay on 14 stations in Delaware and Maryland to date.
2006 - WE'RE JUST HAVING FUN - Todd's debut CD of comedy songs was a huge success, selling well over a dozen copies. The opening track on the CD, "This is My Opening Song", was voted the BEST COMEDY SONG of 2006 by the listeners of WSTW's "Hometown Heroes" show.