Additional Shows Available for Booking
JAZZ DUO w/ Francesca & Doug MacDonald or The FrancescaTones w/ Francesca, Doug & Larry Holloway!
Combine the versatile and audience-pleasing vocals of Francesca Amari and the beautiful sounds of the jazz guitar of Doug MacDonald, and you have a night of fabulous music that every audience will love. Songs from the Great American Songbook to pop favorites to a little folk and funk make this duo a must-see. Jazz guitarist and composer/arranger Doug MacDonald is a sought-after, internationally-known musician who has appeared in clubs from Carnegie Hall to Los Angeles to Barcelona. He has 11 award-winning recordings, and has appeared live with such greats as Stan Getz, Sara Vaughan, Joe Williams, Buddy Rich, Ray Charles, Joe Pass and Rosemary Clooney, among others.
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Francesca joins with top Palm Springs entertainers Jeff Stewart and Wayne Abravanel to offer a high-energy, entertaining variety show of mid-century pop, Rat Pack, showtunes and more! Tons of laughs, fun, audience participation and GREAT music and harmonies!
A COUPLE OF SWELLS: Duets, Variety & More!
Francesca Amari & Gilmore Rizzo combine their glorious vocals and exuberant Italian energy to bring you a frivolous and charming tribute to legendary duos, entertainment partnerships and variety shows! Songs of Sonny & Cher, Donny & Marie, Lucy & Desi, Burns & Allen, Kermit & Miss Piggy and many more!!
GIRL SWINGERS: Great Gals of the Big Band Era
An eclectic program dedicated to the great female swinging singers of yesteryear, such as Anita O'Day, Betty Hutton, Doris Day, Ella Mae Morse and more. Swinging such tunes as Cow Cow Boogie, Blues in the Night and You Make Me Feel So Young.
TIN PANS & RAGS -
A Salute to Ragtime & Tin Pan Alley
Popular Palm Springs entertainers Francesca Amari, Michael Holmes and "Mr. Piano," Joel Baker, offer a fascinating concert program, saluting the best piano and vocal gems of Tin Pan Alley and Ragtime - from Scott Joplin & Eubie Blake to Irving Berlin & George Gershwin.
A Toast to the Stars: A Rat Pack Variety Show
What do you get when you take 2 of the top desert entertainers, mix in a little fun, trivia, a Rat Pack vibe and great music? You get "A Toast to the Stars," a new musical revue that is a burst of high-energy entertainment and hats-off salute to the Hollywood glamour of classic Palm Springs and the stars who have lived and performed there! Featuring the talents of veteran singers Gilmore Rizzo and Francesca Amari, with Bryan Miller on piano.
The Boogie Woogie Babies: Big Band Blast!
Symphonic Pops Concert appearances! Get ready to jump, jive and wail with the fabulous Boogie Woogie Babies, one of the Midwest’s most popular vocal trios, known for their tight harmonies, beautiful blend and entertaining shows!! The Boogie Woogie Babies Big Band Blast concert is available for Orchestra Pops Concerts, and features the amazing harmonies & swing sounds of The Andrews Sisters and the Big Band era, with gems like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy; Sing, Sing, Sing and In The Mood! We also have three shows to choose from - or can combine the best of all three into one performance:
Boogie Woogie Babies - The Original 1940s Revue
Boogie Woogie Babies - Boogie Down Broadway