Wed, September 25, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sinatra Forever – Music from Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland & The American Songbook Hosted by Joshua Bluegreen feat. Los Angeles, California Headlining Singer Ned Rifken & Guest Singer Ariana LaMark w/ 17-pc Jazz Group Wednesday Night Big Band & Live Drawing by Jase. Door: 6:30p; Show: 7-10p, Wed, Sept. 25th, 2019 @ The Big Easy, Petaluma, CA. No Cover. All Ages. www.BigEasyPetaluma.com
Celebrate Autumn w/ Great Food, Beer/Wine (21+) & Top Notch Music! The Perfect Dinner & Dance!
Ned Rifken has Headlined 2,000+ Shows in Los Angeles, California & on International Cruise Lines, performing as the “Ambassador of Swing”. Ned performed a well-received tribute to “Sinatra at the Sands” at the prestigious Typhoon at Santa Monica Airport to great acclaim. He recreated the entire classic album from 1966 with a live 17-piece band.
Ned has Performed w/ Hollywood, California studio musicians who have played with FrankSinatra, Brian Setzer, The Manhattan Transfer, Count Basie _ Verve Records, Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme – Verve Records, Barry Manilow, & Rod Stewart.
Ned Rifken has Performed w/ the following bands in Los Angeles, California: The Randy Van Horne Singers, Johnny Vana and The Big Band Alumni, Horace Heidt and his Musical Knights, Bill Webster’s Unabridged Big Band, Tim Davies Big Band, Geo Valle’s Swing City, Paul McDonald Big Band, Rex Merriweather’s “Not Your Father’s Big Band”, and The Bob Noval Orchestra.
Ned is also known for His Vast Music Library encompassing the “Great American Songbook with over 1,000 charts covering all facets of Big Band music and the “Rat Pack” style of music, including instrumentals.
Ned Rifken’s performances are Not an Imitation, But a Celebration of the music of the Classic Era in Las Vegas, Nevada. Listen to Ned Rifken @ www.Nedrifken.com
Wednesday Night Big Band Has Played Jazz Music on Wednesday Nights for 4+ Decades…and Many Other Nights Too!
Ariana LaMark is an award winning vocalist and actress from the San Francisco, California Bay Area with over two and a half years of performance experience. She’s appeared in Irving Berlin’s, White Christmas (Rita/Ensemble) at 6th Street Playhouse (Santa Rosa, California). She’s also worked for Spreckels Performing Arts Center (Rohnert Park, California) and has appeared in Addam’s Family (Ancestor), Big Fish (Ensemble) and Tarzan (Vocal Ensemble). Additionally, she made an appearance at Raven Performing Arts Theater (Healdsburg, California) in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Soloist/Chorus). Additional performance experience includes: Jarvis Center / Jarvis Conservatory “It’s A Grand Night For Singers” (Napa, California), features with The Wednesday Night Big Band, Ariana LaMark Quartet, and ongoing appearances at Tudor Rose English Tea Room (Santa Rosa, California). Ariana is currently enrolled at the Santa Rosa Junior College and is majoring in theatre.
Members of Wednesday Night Big Band have performed w/ Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dion Warwick, Mel Torme – Verve Records, The O’Jays, Narada Michael Walden, Natalie Cole, Jamie Cullum, Dean Brown, Rosemary Clooney (Official), George Shearing, Frank Sinatra Jr. & the rock band “Starship”.
Relax, Have Some Wine, A Micro Brew or Belgian on Tap (21+), or Gourmet Eats. Yum! Full Dinner Menu from Speakeasy Restaurant delivered to Your Table. Hang & Feel Live Jazz Big Band Music, Improv & Positive Vibes!
It is recommended to Call Ahead for Reservations.
Make a Donation to Wednesday Night Big Band & Help Ensure Jazz Big Band Music continues in Northern California @ https://www.gofundme.com/NorcalArts
***NO COVER, ALL AGES.***
EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2491178187615081/
The Big Easy: 128 American Aly, Petaluma, California 94952.
Venue/Info/ Dinner Reservations: (707) 776-4631
PARKING: Free & Secure parking @ The Garage on Keller Street across from The Phoenix Theater.
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