Sammy Davis, Jr. News

 
Date Of Birth:
December 08, 1925
Date Of Death:
May 16, 1990 (64)
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Date of Birth: December 08, 1925
Date of Death: May 16, 1990 (64)
Hellz Announces Record Deal with R.I.N.D Records Hellz Announces Record Deal with R.I.N.D Records
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Rising star, Australian singer Hellz is proud to announce that she has signed a label agreement with R.I.N.D Records. Hellz is looking forward to a great year ahead working with the R.I.N.D Records team to further develop her future within the music industry. R.I.N.D Records is a Multi National Recording and Label Company. CEO/ Thomas Hooks describes the label as having a family like atmosphere that embraces a fresh unique approach looking at artists based on their abilities to grow and develop. 'We look at talent and help them grow to their full potential with new marketing strategies, allowing artists the time to produce a quality product that we all can be proud of.' (more...)

The Tap Pack Announced At MPAC The Tap Pack Announced At MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? It's Rat Pack meets Tap dancing with The Tap Pack comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$69. (more...)

FOOL LA LA: ONCE UPON A MIND Returns to The Marsh Berkeley for a Limited Run FOOL LA LA: ONCE UPON A MIND Returns to The Marsh Berkeley for a Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Due to popular demand, the Bay Area's favorite Clown Prince of Fools, Unique Derique, returns to The Marsh Berkeley for a limited run of Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind. Full of brand new, mindfully comedic mishaps for all ages, this zany circus extravaganza invites audiences to dive into the imagination of Unique Derique as he embarks on a whimsical adventure of mindfoolness through the wacky lens of clown logic. Packed with his trademark circus-inspired tricks, Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind sends Unique Derique on a joyful journey where the past and the future collide in delightfully absurd ways. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents A ROCKIN' NEW DECADE Laguna Playhouse Presents A ROCKIN' NEW DECADE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Laguna Playhouse presents five fantastic ways for you to start the new year (and the new decade) in exceptional musical style! Five amazing musical experiences are coming your way that celebrate these iconic artists; Eagles, The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner and The Rat Pack beginning Thursday, January 9, 2020 and continuing through Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

'Live From The Starlight Lounge' Will Benefit The American Cancer Society Relay For Life 'Live From The Starlight Lounge' Will Benefit The American Cancer Society Relay For Life
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

Do you love Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Doris Day, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole? Journey into a night club where every musical era is represented - swing, jazz, big band, lounge, Rat Pack, pop a?? and maybe even a few present day surprises. (more...)

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Is Even Better At The Long Beach Symphony POPS! The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Is Even Better At The Long Beach Symphony POPS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

On December 21 at 8:00 PM, the Pacific Ballroom of the Long Beach Arena (300 E. Ocean Blvd.) will ring in the holidays with The Copa Boys as they reunite to spread holiday cheer singing famous holiday tunes and Rat Pack standards. Taking their cue from the legends of generations past, this trio (Sonny Black, Jimmy Cargill, Tony Apicella) captures the essence of an era gone by while showing that they're anything but out of style. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kenn Boisinger Was 'The New Voice Of Christmas' At Birdland Theater Photo Flash: Kenn Boisinger Was 'The New Voice Of Christmas' At Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Birdland Theater was packed to the gills for crooner/entertainer extraordinaire Kenn Boisinger's show, “The New Voice of Christmas” on Wednesday, December 4. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 12/3: The Clintons Visit OKLAHOMA!, and More! Wake Up With BWW 12/3: The Clintons Visit OKLAHOMA!, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019

Today's top stories: The Clintons stopped by Oklahoma!, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

On Sunday, Nov 24th, an eclectic group gathered to pay homage with laughter to the memory of The Prince or Pandemonium, The Master of Mayhem, The Crying Comedian, The King of Camp and Confetti, Star of Screen (large and small), Broadway & Vegas Stage ... RIP TAYLOR (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman! BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman!
by Ben Rimalower - Dec 2, 2019

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, 'Sinatra at the Sands.' They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti LuPone, Sammy Davis Jr, Edie Beale, Christine Ebersole, Count Basie, Barbara Cook, Dusty Springfield, Ute Lemper, and Bridget Everett. Scott talks about playing 'cocktail lounge' growing up, and how his love for live albums influenced his career in theater and cabaret. Scott has worked on a number of successful Broadway shows such as 'Hairspray,' 'Catch Me If You Can,' and 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' as well as the TV show 'Smash' and the movie 'Mary Poppins Returns.' (more...)

TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

TheatreZone, a Naples-based professional Equity theatre specializing in Broadway musicals, begins its 15th season with Home for the Holidays which will be presented at Dec. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 14 and 15 at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Feature: A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER at Las Vegas National Golf Club BWW Feature: A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER at Las Vegas National Golf Club
by Debbie Hall - Nov 26, 2019

It is that time of year, and the Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild is hosting a gala as part of the season to benefit the Las Vegas Philharmonic. A December to Remember, Prelude to the Holidays, will be held at the Las Vegas National Golf Club Dec. 1. (more...)

BWW Review: MARK WILLIAM: FEELING GOOD Gives Golden Age Tunes a Youthful Spin at The Green Room 42 BWW Review: MARK WILLIAM: FEELING GOOD Gives Golden Age Tunes a Youthful Spin at The Green Room 42
by Rebecca Kaplan - Nov 24, 2019

Seeing Mark William perform feels a bit like seeing Bobby Darin or Frank Sinatra reincarnated as a young man. Williams has a boyish appearance but a deep love for the classics, and his silky smooth vocals sound like something you could have heard on the radio in the 1950s or 60s. (more...)

BWW Review: THIS IS LOLA Leaves Us Lost at Joe's Pub BWW Review: THIS IS LOLA Leaves Us Lost at Joe's Pub
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2019

Talented Dionne Figgins can't rescue a biography musical about Lola Falana at Joe's Pub nightclub cabaret. (more...)

Roy Firestone Brings His ONE MAN SHOW To Jewish Family Services Of The Desert For One Very Special Performance Roy Firestone Brings His ONE MAN SHOW To Jewish Family Services Of The Desert For One Very Special Performance
by David Green - Nov 16, 2019

Roy Firestone Brings His ONE MAN SHOW To Jewish Family Services Of The Desert For One Very Special Performance, Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 pm at the UC Riverside Palm Desert Campus. Critically acclaimed as a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist, Roy Firestone, the seven-time Emmy® Award and seven-time Cable ACE Award winner, has performed in more than 2,000 venues spanning over two decades. He has shared the stage with performers  Josh Groban, Reba McEntire, David Foster, Forest Whitaker, and Bon Jovi. As an actor, Firestone was featured in the Academy Award-winning film Jerry Maguire, where he played himself in an unforgettable and often repeated scene with Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. I had the opportunity to catch up with Mr. Firestone as he was preparing for his desert performance. Here are a few excerpts from that conversation: (more...)

Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Today, “The American Troubadour” singer/songwriter Don McLean was enshrined into the Las Vegas Walk of Stars joining other illustrious celebrities and musicians such as Mr. Las Vegas himself Wayne Newton, Donnie & Marie, Liberace, Rich Little, Siegfried & Roy, Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Gloria Estefan, Engelbert Humperdinck, and more. The star unveiling ceremony, which took place in front of the Paris Hotel and Casino on Las Vegas Blvd, was conducted by Las Vegas Walk of Stars president Bob Alexander. (more...)

Showtime Presents EDDIE GRIFFIN: E-NIGGMA Stand-Up Special Showtime Presents EDDIE GRIFFIN: E-NIGGMA Stand-Up Special
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Veteran entertainer Eddie Griffin is back for his third SHOWTIME comedy special, EDDIE GRIFFIN: E-NIGGMA, premiering on Friday, December 6 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The hour-long special is filmed at the restored, historic landmark Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, home to many iconic performers including Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Lena Horne. Griffin's unapologetic storytelling canvasses his 30-plus year comedy career and offers an intimate glimpse into the 10th year of his nightly Las Vegas residency, The Eddie Griffin Experience. Through his quick wit and a fiery rhetoric, Griffin flexes his perspective on a number of personal family situations and real-world issues while teaching sociopolitical and hypothetical history lessons along the way. (more...)

THE WIZARDS OF WINTER Comes to Spencer THE WIZARDS OF WINTER Comes to Spencer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Just in time for the holidays The Wizards of Winter appear at Spencer Theater Friday, November 22 at 7 p.m., inspiring patrons to journey into the magic of the season. (more...)

Calabria Foti Releases 'Prelude To A Kiss,' Out Now Calabria Foti Releases 'Prelude To A Kiss,' Out Now
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

For her 4th CD release, vocalist/violinist Calabria Foti wanted to do an album like her vocal heroes did back in the day; that is, with a big orchestra and legendary arrangers on the podium in an iconic Hollywood recording studio. Ms. Foti says, “This is the most expansive project I have ever done, and at the same time, it's the most intimate and personal. I recorded at Capitol Records with a full orchestra, singing some of the most endearing, sentimental songs ever written, all for my loved ones. This album is a full-production tear-jerker!” (more...)

THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS, Starring The Young Americans, Returns to La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS, Starring The Young Americans, Returns to La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

With 200 singers, dancers and musicians donning 6,000 costumes under a winter wonderland of falling snow and singing more than 45 holiday songs, The Magic of Christmas starring The Young Americans (www.YoungAmericans.org) returns to the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, December 6 a?" 15. The Young Americans performance company tour the world bringing the performing arts into schools to empower and inspire entire communities. In a limited engagement, three international touring casts along with students from the Corona, CA-based, fully accredited, The Young Americans College of Performing Arts come together to stage the high-energy The Magic of Christmas, Southern California's longest-running holiday extravaganza. (more...)

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