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Al Di Meola

Doors: 6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm
Runtime: TBD
Merchandise
will be available for purchase.
The Vaudeville Bar
will open and begin serving at 6:00 PM.
The prices shown above do not include any ticketing or service fees.


Meet & Greet tickets available! Select the price code “MEET AND GREET” to purchase.

Meet and Greet ticket includes the following:

-One ticket to the show

-View Al Di Meola’s soundcheck with access to sit in the first five rows of seating during the soundcheck. Cameras are permissible (no flash please), thus giving you a change for never before, and never again footage of the intimate time which Al spends preparing for his Band in order to provide the audience in each and every city with a polished and fantastic performance. Video recording is not permitted.

-Following the soundcheck, you will meet Al Di Meola and he will sign up to two pieces of your favorite memorabilia should you wish to bring any items. In addition Al will sign a CD, which we shall provide. During that time you will be able to personally chat with Al.

-Al Di Meola’s tour representative will capture the moment on your own phone or camera while you pose with Al for a photo.

-You will have priority access to the merchandise booth prior to the doors opening to the general public.


Al Di Meola:

A bona fide guitar hero and perennial poll-winner, Al Di Meola has been recognized internationally over the past four decades as virtuoso of the highest order. A prolific composer and prodigious six-string talent, Di Meola has amassed over 20 albums as a leader while collaborating on a dozen or so others with the likes of the fusion supergroup Return To Forever (with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White), the celebrated acoustic guitar trio featuring fellow virtuosos John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia, and the Rite of Strings trio with bassist Clarke and violinist Jean-Luc Ponty.

And while his dazzling technique on both acoustic and electric guitars has afforded him regal status among the hordes of fretboard aficionados who regularly flock to his concerts, the depth of Di Meola’s writing along with the soulfulness and his inherent lyricism of his guitaristic expression have won him legions of fans worldwide beyond the guitar aficionado set.

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David Bromberg Big Band

Show: David Bromberg Big Band
Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
Show Time: 8:00pm
(We apologize for any confusion with advertisements, but the show will start at 8:00pm- not 7:00pm.)
Doors: 6:30pm
Seating: 7:00pm
The Vaudeville Bar will open and begin serving at 6:30 PM.
The prices shown above do not include any ticketing or service fees.

Description:  The BIG ROAD of David Bromberg

With his 1971 self-titled Columbia Records release, David Bromberg emerged as the wunderkind of American roots music. The disc’s compelling blend of traditional and original material, virtuosic musicianship and iconic cover art trumpeted the arrival of a new artist possessed of audacious and uncompromising vision. Over the course of four albums for Columbia and five for Fantasy Records, and through associations with artists like Bob Dylan, Jerry Jeff Walker, John Hartford, George Harrison, the Grateful Dead, Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt, Bromberg’s reputation, repertoire and following grew exponentially. However, the incessant demands of touring finally brought the band’s recordings and shows to an end in the early 1980’s. 

The twenty-two year drought ended in 2006 with the release of the Grammy-nominated solo effort Try Me One More Time. Gradually tour dates were added and bandmembers assembled as David, in 2011, followed up Try Me with Use Me, a typically unorthodox Brombergian effort, partnering him with some of the most celebrated names in music – Linda Ronstadt, Vince Gill, Los Lobos, Dr John, Keb’ Mo, John Hiatt, Levon Helm and others – whom David asked to either write or choose songs and then produce him doing them. 

Two more albums emerged from 2013 to 2017, Only Slightly Mad and The Blues the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues, both produced by three-time Grammy winner Larry Campbell. Recorded at Levon Helm’s Barn, Only Slightly Mad brought the band back to David’s eclectic ‘kitchen sink’ musical philosophy, while with The Whole Blues, David upheld Texas fiddler Johnny Gimbel’s claim that: “There are only two songs – the Star-Spangled Banner and the Blues.” The band skipped over the ‘Banner’ and headed straight for the blues, winning the 2017 Downbeat Critic’s Poll for Best Blues Album. 

Eventually David’s band settled into its current lineup of Mark Cosgrove (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Nate Grower (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Josh Kanusky (drums, vocals) and newest member, Suavek Zaniesienko (bass, vocals). This nucleus has performed hundreds of shows together, traversing thousands of miles, across the US & Canada to Europe, Japan and Australia. With the group having attained a high level of musical telepathy, they entered the studio in mid 2019 for a slightly different approach to record making….

The new album, Big Road, will give Bromberg fans the most intimate portrait to date of David and the band, musically and visually. Featuring twelve new tracks, five hi def performance videos and a mini documentary detailing the album’s creation, it will be released in three formats: traditional CD, a gatefold vinyl album and a CD/DVD combo pack. In an age where recorded music has been devalued and relegated to a digital stream for smart phones, Big Road returns the listener to the golden age of record making, when enjoying an album was a tactile, visual and auditory experience.  Joining David’s core band are keyboardist extraordinaire Dan Walker on piano, organ and accordion, a stellar horn section of Bromberg regulars like Birch Johnson (trombone), Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet), Matt Koza (tenor sax) and Bob Stewart (tuba) with Larry Campbell on mandolin and pedal steel. 

We think you’ll agree that traveling the David Bromberg Band’s Big Road is a trip work taking.

Artist Website: https://davidbromberg.net/

 


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The United States Army Jazz Ambassadors

Show: The United States Army Jazz Ambassadors
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Doors: 6:30pm
Seating: General Admission
Tickets: FREE. Purchases are limited to 4 tickets per order.
ADA Seating: Please call to reserve ADA seating.
Opener: N/A
Run time: TBD
The Vaudeville Bar will open and begin serving at 6:30 PM.
The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army’s premier big band. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz.

“What a great band! I can’t imagine better ambassadors for our country.”- Marvin Hamlisch, Composer and Conductor

Known as America’s Big Band, the Jazz Ambassadors are the premier touring jazz orchestra of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-piece ensemble has received critical acclaim throughout the United States and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz.

Performances by the Jazz Ambassadors offer some of the most versatile programming of any big band. Concerts include classic big band standards, instrumental and vocal solo features, patriotic favorites, contemporary jazz works, and original arrangements and compositions by past and present members of the Jazz Ambassadors. Many of these original works are available for free download through Perspectives, a jazz education initiative by the Jazz Ambassadors.

The Jazz Ambassadors have performed in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and Europe, and in joint concerts with the Boston Pops, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and at Carnegie Hall with Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops. Appearances at international jazz festivals in Montreux, Newport, Toronto, Brussels, and the Netherlands have been met with enthusiastic acclaim, as well as concerts in England, Wales, Luxembourg, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Norway.

(Artist) Website: https://www.armyfieldband.com/about/ensembles/jazz-ambassadors 


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Big Band Wonderland – Christmas with the Stars

Lobby Doors: 7:00 PM
Seating:
7:00 PM
Runtime:
80min, plus intermission
Premium seating is available.
Premium prices include a $20 donation to the Theatre.
Merchandise
will be available for purchase.
The Vaudeville Bar
will open and begin serving at 7:00 PM.
The prices shown above do not include any ticketing or service fees.


Welcome to a Big Band Wonderland with the stars! Scroll to read more about the three incredible acts performing Live at The Levoy!

Bob Anderson:

 

“He does me really well, doesn’t he? He does everybody well, that’s his gift. His vocals, gestures and characteristics of the artist are absolutely accurate.” – Tony Bennett

“You do me better than me.” – Dean Martin

“Kid, you have a hell of an act!” – Frank Sinatra

Voted #1 celebrity impersonator in the world by VH1 and People Magazine, Bob Anderson’s talent is unparalleled. Anderson has performed in more Las Vegas show rooms than just about anyone in the history of Las Vegas entertainment. When Las Vegas celebrated 50 years of entertainment, Bob Anderson was voted #12, between Barbra Streisand and Ray Charles, of Las Vegas all- time favorite acts. He has been voted “Best Entertainer” in Las Vegas six times and has been inducted into Casino Legends Hall of Fame and The Las Vegas Entertainer’s Hall of Fame.

Anderson wrote and starred in the award winning show, FRANK The Man The Music at The Palazzo Theater in Las Vegas, once home to the Sands Hotel and the infamous Copa Room. Within weeks of opening, FRANK became the talk of the town and the must-see show.

Media from around the world called the production the most authentic re-enactment of a Frank Sinatra concert ever performed on a live stage.

Night after night, Anderson received multiple standing ovations for his chilling performance as Ol’ Blue Eyes. He was awarded “Best Headliner for 2015”, “Best Live Performance for 2015 “ and FRANK The Man The Music garnered “Best Live Show for 2015.”

Haley Reinhart:

In 2011, Haley Reinhart took the country by storm with her debut on American Idol. Although she finished 3rd, she still gained everyone’s attention with her angelic voice. She performed on the finale with Tony Bennett (who LOVES Haley). Since, Haley has sold over a million records. Her single “I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” is now certified platinum. Haley has also received over 100 million views on youtube with the band Post Modern Jukebox. Haley just finished a new album and a guest appearance on Jeff Goldblum’s new record. Last Thursday November 8th, Haley appeared with Jeff Goldblum on Jimmy Kimmel performing her highly anticipated new single “My Baby Just Cares For Me.”

Dave Damiani & The No Vacancy Orchestra:

Since 2014, Dave Damiani and the No Vacancy Orchestra have been a mainstay on XM 71 Siriusly Sinatra. He and his orchestras over 60 recordings have been acclaimed by such greats as Johnny Mandel, Frank Sinatra Enterprises, Dave Koz, Rick Caruso, CITI, American Airlines and Modern Luxury Magazine. Damiani guest starred on the hit CBS show VEGAS in 2014 with Michael Chiklis and Dennis Quaid. In 2015, the Sinatra family had Dave Damiani and his band host the Sinatra 100 concert at The Grove in Los Angeles with George Benson, Jane Monheit, Renee Olstead, Johnny Mandel and Landau Murphy Jr.

Since 2015, Damiani has released 3 full length albums and has appeared all over the country with his orchestra. He has written “Come Home To West Virginia” with Landau Murphy Jr, and has the official song of Atlantic City “It’s Pure AC.”


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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Lobby Doors: 7:00 PM
Seating:
7:00 PM
Runtime:
 75-90min, plus opener
Opening Act:
Vanessa Collier
Premium seating is available.
Premium prices include a $20 donation to the Theatre.
Merchandise
will be available for purchase.
The Vaudeville Bar
will open and begin serving at 7:00 PM.
The prices shown above do not include any ticketing or service fees.


Dirty Dozen Brass Band:

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen to tour across 5 continents and more than 30 countries, record 12 studio albums and collaborate with a range of artists from Modest Mouse to Widespread Panic to Norah Jones. Forty-plus years later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.
(Artist) Website: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Vanessa Collier:

Blues Music Magazine proclaims, “Vanessa Collier is a fresh face who comes to the blues stage carrying her reed instruments, a dual degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, a major label debut, almost two years of touring with Joe Louis Walker, and a mature musical vision…Collier commands center stage with her vocals, soloing, and stage presence.” Midwest Record exclaims, “This bluesy singing sax player knows how to bring the slinking funk to her captivating, award winning sound that has echoes in young Bonnie Raitt/Maria Muldaur vocal sounds…Killer stuff on every level, this sounds like one of the reasons you first became a music fan. Killer stuff.” and AXS.Com declares that she “might as well go ahead and add another shelf to her trophy case because clearly, she’s going to need it. With a voice that often recalls that of blues-rock stalwart Bonnie Raitt, Collier turns up the heat…”

Opener website : Vanessa Collier


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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Lobby Doors: 6:00 PM
Seating: 6:30 PM
Runtime: ~ 120 minutes including a 20 minute intermission
Premium seating is available. Premium prices include a $20 donation to the Theatre.
The prices shown above do not include any ticketing or service fees.
The Vaudeville Bar will be open and begin serving at: 6:00 PM

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra:
The most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world.

“A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.” – Glenn Miller


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