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One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed "The King of Cool." Martin gained his career breakthrough together with comedian Jerry Lewis, billed as Martin & Lewis, in 1946. They performed in nightclubs and later had numerous appearances on radio, television and in films.

Following an acrimonious ending of the partnership in 1956, Martin pursued a solo career as a performer and actor. Martin established himself as a singer, recording numerous contemporary songs as well as standards from the Great American Songbook. He became one of the most popular acts in Las Vegas and was known for his friendship with fellow artists Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr., who together formed the Rat Pack.

Starting in 1965, Martin was the host of the television variety program The Dean Martin Show, which centered on Martin's singing and comedic talents and was characterized by his relaxed, easy-going demeanor. From 1974 to 1984, he was roastmaster on the popular Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, which drew celebrities, comedians and politicians. Throughout his career, Martin performed in concert stages, nightclubs, audio recordings and appeared in 85 film and television productions.

His best known songs include "Ain't That a Kick in the Head?", "Memories Are Made of This", "That's Amore", "Everybody Loves Somebody", "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You", "Sway", and "Volare".

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TCTS Links With Ellenor for Pulse-Pounding New Single 'Say No More'

Featuring propulsive percussion and a subtle Latin flair, the irresistible floorfiller casts a seductive spell that will leave fans begging for more. It follows the Brit's spring anthem 'Tearing Up My Heart' and the equally intoxicating 'Better.' The track samples the iconic “Quién Será” song known in Dean Martin's hit-record “Sway.”

National Comedy Center To Preserve Don Rickles Archive

The National Comedy Center, the United States' official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced today that it will be preserving an archival collection from Don Rickles' estate, showcasing the late comedy legend's six-decade career.

Broadway Palm Kicks Off Their Concert Series With RAT PACK LIVE! 

Broadway Palm kicks off their ever-popular Concert Series with RAT PACK LIVE! playing November 1 through 5, 2023. Head back in time with three of the best impersonators in the country as they hit the Broadway Palm stage with an energetic yet intimate Vegas lounge act.

Review: James Beaman Comes Out With LIVED EXPERIENCE at The Triad

James Beaman has come out of retirement but he has also come out as a cabaret artist working under his own name and persona in an extremely personal nightclub act.

Review: FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE: THE SONGS OF RON MILLER Is a Thriller of a Show at 54 Below

'For Once in My Life I have someone who needs me...' goes the song. Now there's the show we need, packed with entertainment and insight, that tells about the songs of its lyricist, Ron Miller.

Chicago's Queen Of Cabaret Denise Tomasello To Appear In Concert November 25

Denise Tomasello, Chicago's Cabaret Queen, returns for Davenport's 25th Anniversary celebration. Join her on November 25th for an unforgettable concert featuring musical tributes and show-stopping Broadway numbers. Don't miss this Chicago musical institution.

Feature: Tony Arias and Bruce Ewing Sing for Their Supper at Night of A Thousand Stars

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, features one of the prestigious hospitality programs educating students in the creative economy. The highly ranked William F. Harrah College of Hospitality is presenting A Night of a Thousand Days at UNLV, starring Tony Arias and Keith Thompson Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 and starring Bruce Ewing and Philip Fortenberry Nov. 9 and Nov. 16.

David Campbell Returns to Chatswood With GOOD LOVIN' & MORE

David Campbell, co-host of Today Extra and Weekends on Smooth FM, is back with a new show celebrating songs of soul, swing and the 1960s. Good Lovin’ & More features David’s album in full, a thundering collection of classic ‘60’s blue eyed soul. Learn more about the upcoming show here!

TROVADORES DEL JAZZ estrena su segunda temporada

El próximo lunes 25 de septiembre se estrenará en el Teatro Arlequín Gran Via la segunda temporada de TROVADORES DEL JAZZ, que podrá verse hasta el próximo 18 de diciembre.

Christopher Riddle Talks Nelson and Sinatra at Swingin' Event in October

Join Christopher Riddle as he discusses the legendary Nelson Riddle and his collaboration with Frank Sinatra at the Swingin' Sinatra-Riddle Event. Learn about Nelson's extraordinary career and his marvelous music. Don't miss this intimate conversation on October 29th in Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ.

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Receives Impresa Award

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello receives the prestigious Impresa Award from the JCCIA Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, honoring her accomplishments as a Chicago Italian-American woman. Tomasello is known for her versatile musical talent and engaging performances, making her the one and only Cabaret Queen of Chicago.

Algonquin Reveals 2023-24 Lifelong Learning Lecture Series

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the return of its popular Lifelong Learning Series for the 2023-2024 season. Algonquin Arts Theatre’s Lifelong Learning lectures cover a wide variety of topics related to the art they present on stage. Each lecture is 90-minutes long and light refreshments are served. All classes will conclude with a question and answer period.

Review: HOME, I'M DARLING at ARTS Theatre

Living in the 1950s, in 2018, proves to be very difficult.

Comedy Duo BETTI & BRUCE Return To Seattle August 26!

After years touring every musical hall, mega church and steak joint you can think of across the US, UK, Ireland & Mexico, Musical Comedy Duo, Betti & Bruce finally return to Seattle for a special One Night Only performance at the historic Jewelbox Theater.

Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin Live Performance Benefiting Make-A-Wish New Jersey At Spring Lake Theatre

On Saturday, September 2nd, Spring Lake Community House & Theatre in Spring Lake, New Jersey will host an exciting, one-night only performance, A Night At The Sands...Starring Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin.

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Headlines Little Italy Festa-Taylor Street August 20

Crowned 'Chicago's Cabaret Queen' by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, WGN Radio and Daily Herald, the legendary Denise Tomasello returns to headline the Little Italy Festa-Taylor Street with the 16-piece Denise Tomasello Orchestra in her Vegas-style show.

Winner Selected for WICKED's Music Director Experience With MUSE/MAESTRA

The MUSE/MAESTRA Music Director Experience, in collaboration with the hit musical WICKED, reveals the winner of its prestigious competition. Learn more about this exciting initiative and the talented individuals involved in shaping the world of music direction.

Marvin Hamlisch & Rupert Holmes' THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Musical to Get Cast Album

The musical was composed by the late Marvin Hamlisch (A Chorus Line) with lyrics by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood). It is based on the iconic 1963 film by the late Jerry Lewis. This album signifies the last musical written by Hamlisch before his untimely passing.

Singer Sally Stevens To Discuss And Sign Copies Of I SANG THAT Memoir On July 27 At Book Soup

Singer Sally Stevens, who has worked with artists like Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Sturgill Simpson, will give a book talk and sign copies of her memoir, I SANG THAT, at Book Soup on Thursday, July 27 at 7 PM. 

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