Wednesday Night August 1st! “Love Will Keep Us Together-the songs of Neil Sedaka”… Featuring the legend himself!


 

Big news for the August 1st Concerts for City Greens – the third concert of the season is a tribute to the music of rock ‘n roll legend, Neil Sedaka, featuring the man himself!!!

You’d better come early and bring your own chair on:  Wednesday August 1 at 6:30pm at Tudor City Greens. (Rain date: Thursday August 2 at 6:30pm.)  Paying tribute to the Brooklyn-born hit maker “Love Will Keep Us Together –  the Songs of Neil Sedaka” stars the ASCAP Award-winning singer-songwriter Jim Van Slyke, the MAC-winning harmony group Marquee Five, and the actress Carole Demas, co-star of TV’s Magic Garden, and the original Sandy in “Grease.”  Also appearing in this special tribute to Sedaka’s six decade-long career will be his niece, newcomer Holland Grossman, who makes her Broadway debut in “Rebecca.”

The Broadway and cabaret veteran Raissa Katona Bennett is the evening’s host and producer.  Returning as series regulars are Bennett’s side-kicking drummer — the 4-time MAC & 2-time Bistro Award-winning big band innovator Terese Genecco; the Windham Hill recording artist Sean Harkness on guitar (2012 MAC Recording of the Year), and the composer-pianist Bill Zeffiro.  The concert’s featured instrumentalists are David Caldwell, Kenneth Gartman and Ian Herman on piano, and Skip Ward and Matt Scharfglass on bass

 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18th! THE SEDAKA SHOW COMES TO WASHINGTON DC

THE SEDAKA SHOW ARRIVES IN WASHINGTON DC
TO KICK START THE 10TH SEASON OF “MAGGIE’S CABARET” CONCERT SERIES

with the BRILLIANT Howard Breitbart at the piano!

 

     “Just brilliant! I’ve seen others sing my songs,
           but nobody has movedme more than Jim.” — Neil Sedaka

 

“The most remarkable hour and a half of show I have ever seen!” — Regis Philbin, ABC Television

 

 

Jim Van Slyke comes to DC in grand style with his critically-acclaimed show, “The Sedaka Show,” celebrating the music of pop icon Neil Sedaka. Jim lights up the stage with this intoxicating tribute to pop music legend Neil Sedaka and five decades of top 40 hits.

 

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Conceived and directed by Tony-nominated singer/actor Brian Lane Green, “The Sedaka Show” features Jim’s beautiful voice and charm with the intimate melodies of Neil Sedaka, including “Laughter in the Rain,” “Hungry Years,” “Solitaire,” and classic Sedaka hits like “Oh Carol,” “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,” “Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen,” “Where the Boys Are,” and the blockbuster hit, “Love Will Keep Us Together.”

With musical arrangements by award-winning musical director Tim DiPasqua, this tour de force trio have created a magnificent evening of Neil Sedaka favorites, lost gems, and a few surprises!

 

Jim’s new album “The Sedaka Sessions”

will be on sale at the show!  Check it out!

 

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MAGGIE’S CABARET IS IS LOCATED AT ST. MARGARET’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH – 1830 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC, 20009. COST IS $20 AND INCLUDES THE SHOW, A GLASS OF WINE OR SODA, AND LIGHT REFRESHMENTS. PROCEEDS GO TO THE CHURCH’S GENERAL FUND.

No advance reservations. Doors open at 7:15 and the show begins at 8:00 pm.