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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
Tickets 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.
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 “look”
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
“With this concert and our wonderful orchestra,
we feel like we’re visiting old friends again,” said Sinatra,
Jr. “The people come to hear the music, so I always make 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.”
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.
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 each 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
The 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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