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SALVATION ARMY TO HOST ANNUAL RED KETTLE BENEFIT
CONCERT FEATURING FRANK SINATRA, JR.
WAUWATOSA, WI –
The Advisory Board of The Salvation Army of Milwaukee
County has announced that the Annual Red Kettle Benefit Concert will
feature a performance by Frank Sinatra, Jr. on Fri., Nov. 2, at 7:30
p.m. at The Pabst Theater in Milwaukee.
will go on sale at noon on Fri., Sept. 7, and can be purchased for
$125, $85, and $60 by calling 414-286-3663 or visiting www.pabsttheater.org.
Sings Sinatra” features songs that Frank Sinatra sang in over 50 years
of performing, many of which Sinatra Jr. witnessed first hand. A
portion of the show includes a photo gallery depicting Sinatra’s
throughout each decade while Sinatra, Jr. sings the songs that best
represented the times. The show includes such classics as
“I’ve Got You
Under My Skin,” “One For My Baby,” “New York, New
York,” “Luck Be A
Lady” and “Strangers In The Night.”
this concert and our
wonderful orchestra, we feel like we’re visiting old friends
said Sinatra, Jr. “The people come to hear the music, so I always
sure the music is the real star of the show. I want the spotlight to
shine on the individual musicians, as well as the singer.”
performed for nearly 50 years himself in major clubs and showrooms
throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, and England,
Sinatra, Jr. has appeared on stage with such showbiz greats as George
Burns, Phil Harris, Flip Wilson, and his father. Throughout the 1960s
and into the early-1990s, Sinatra Jr. appeared regularly in Las Vegas,
opening for many stars in the main rooms and headlining in his own right
in the lounges. In 1988, Sinatra Jr. joined his father’s staff as
musical director and conductor.
With five albums to his credit,
Sinatra, Jr. has also appeared in films and television shows, including
The Sopranos and Son of the Beach.
“Starting in November of
year and running through the end of December, Milwaukee County families
are given the opportunity to give back through the donation of coins and
bills to the annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign,” said Major
Roger Ross, Salvation Army Milwaukee County Commander. “The funds raised
provide services to thousands of area residents, giving them an
opportunity to not only have a joyous holiday season, but to also have
access to other services throughout the year. This concert will enable
people to not only support the programs and services offered by The
Salvation Army, but enjoy an evening of music.”
information, call 414-302-4300 or visit www.SAmilwaukee.org.
About The Salvation
Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church
established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His
name without discrimination for 129 years in the United States. Nearly
30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each
year through the broadest array of social services that range from
providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance
for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter
to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children.
Approximately 84 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those
services in 5,000 communities nationwide.
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Dave Amoroso, Vice President
Public Relations, Inc.
9406 N. 107th Street • Milwaukee, WI 53224
414-354-0200, ext. 108 • fax: 414-354-5317 • cell: 414-788-4913