Trombone Shorty at Gathering of the Vibes 8/01

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Troy Andrews, also known by the stage name Trombone Shorty, is a 28 year old trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans, Louisiana who began playing trombone as a child and has played in the band Orleans Avenue since 2009. The band stirs together old-school jazz, funk and soul, laced with hard-rock power chords and hip-hop beats and they’ve added some tangy new ingredients as they keep pushing the envelope, exploring new musical territory.

Andrews has made quite an impression on the critics. “Trombone Shorty is so ready for his close-up,” The New York Times reviewer Nate Chinen wrote, describing the young virtuoso as “a native prodigy destined for breakout success.” The San Francisco Chronicle’s Joel Selvin hailed him as “New Orleans’ brightest new star in a generation.” And the Washington Post’s Mike Jo yce described one live performance as “a near-deafening, funk-charged blast of percussion, brass, reeds and guitar distortion that might have knocked the crowd sideways had there been any room to move.”

Andrews hails from the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans’ 6th Ward, getting his nickname at four years old when he was observed by his older brother James marching in a street parade wielding a trombone twice as long as the kid was high. Originally attracting attention for his youth, by his teens he was attracting attention for his musical virtuosity as well. He attended the prestigious New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts and as a graduate he joined the ranks of others like Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick, Jr., Irvin Mayfield and Nicholas Payton.

In 2003 he was one of five young musicians chosen as the subject for a PBS television documentary and performed on the network’s nationally broadcast tribut e to Louis Armstrong, directed by Wynton Marsalis. Andrews has appeared with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and has performed with U2 and Green Day during the re-opening of the New Orleans Superdome for the NFL’s Monday Night Football pre-game show. He has traveled extensively overseas, playing concerts and festivals in Cuba and Europe and has appeared at the Vienna Jazz Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festival, and the Istanbul Jazz Festival.

He appeared as himself in four episodes of the 2010 HBO series “Treme.” In 2010, Andrews released “Backatown,” which peaked at #3 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart and stayed there for nine consecutive weeks, garnering a Grammy nomination. Since then, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue has grown creatively while winning hordes of new fans performing nonstop on five continents. His 2011 album, For True, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart and stayed there for twelve weeks. In September of 2013, he released his third Verve offering, Say That to Say This,coproduced by Andrews and kindred spirit Raphael Saadiq. The bandleader and multi-instrumentalist describes Say That To Say This as “really funky, like James Brown mixed with The Meters and Neville Brothers, with what I do on top, and we have a bit of R&B from Raphael’s side.”< br />
Orleans Avenue features guitarist Pete Murano, bassist Mike Ballard, drummer Joey Peebles, Tim McFatter on tenor sax and Dan Oestreider on baritone sax.

Andrews has also done a ton of TV, appearing on The Late Show With David Letterman, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Good Morning America and Austin City Limits, among others. Along with appearing on Jeff Beck’s Les Paul tribute tour, he’s been a featured guest musician on releases from Eric Clapton, Zac Brown Band, Rod Stewart, Lenny Kravitz, Cee Lo Green, Galactic, Dr. John and Robert Randolph. The band was also chosen to play the closing set at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a huge honor in the world of true music lovers.

But for Andrews, the biggest thrill of all was performing at The White House in February 2012 as part of a PBS performance. “That was a dream come true about 50 times o ver,” he says. “When we started playing, I forgot I was at the White House because I was on stage with all this musical royalty – B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Booker T. Jones, Jeff Beck, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Gary Clark Jr., the list goes on. And then, when I turned to the audience, there’s the President and the First Lady. I’m like, ‘This can’t be happening’.”

Good things continue to happen for Trombone Shorty, thanks to his virtuosity, his dedication, and his ability to move people. That he pursues his passion with such humility and unpretentiousness makes his still-unfolding story as compelling as the music he’s making along the way.

Cherrytree Presents Tour With Sir Sly & Wolf Gang

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cherrytree Records artists SIR SLY and WOLF GANG have announced a co-headline tour with support from New York’s SECRET SOMEONES. The “Cherrytree Presents” month-long US tour kicks off in Dallas, TX at Club Dada on August 25 and makes stops in New York City and Chicago, before closing out with a show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on September 29. Tickets go on sale Friday July 18th at 10am local times.

Fans who purchase the exclusive “Cherrytree Presents” Tour Bundle will receive a ticket to the show in their city, access to a special meet and greet with the artists, choice of early album pre-order by SIR SLY or WOLF GANG, instant MP3 downloads, and a limited edition Cherrytree tour poster. Please visit www.CherrytreePresents.com for further information.

SIR SLY and WOLF GANG are both scheduled to release full-length albums this Fall via Cherrytree Records.

SIR SLY is lead singer Landon Jacobs, drummer Hayden Coplen and keyboardist Jason Suwito. The band record, produce, mix and master all of their music in their recording studio. They just wrapped two successful tours supporting The 1975 & St. Lucia and appearances at Sasquatch and Firefly Festivals this summer. The title track from their GOLD EP is currently featured in a national Cadillac commercial.

WOLF GANG initially formed as a solo project by London musician Max McElligott, but has since evolved into a full-on collaborative effort between its four members. WOLF GANG’S debut album, Suego Faults, produced by Dave Fridmann (MGMT, The Flaming Lips) came out in 2011 to critical acclaim. The band have quickly cultivated a dedicated and avid fan base through three years of nearly non-stop live performances, including headline tours where the band sold out the historic Troubadour in Los Angeles, support slots with Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, The Killers and most recently Bastille.

The band is hitting the road in anticipation of their sophomore album with British music producer Flood (U2, Nine Inch Nails, PJ Harvey) who recently won the award for producer of the year at the Brits.

SECRET SOMEONES is the new project from NYC singer/songwriters Bess Rogers, Lelia Broussard, Hannah Winkler & drummer/multi-instrumentalist Zach Jones. Drawing inspiration from bands like Weezer, Talking Heads, and the entire Tom Petty catalog, the band is pure songwriting excellence. The band has spent the last several months on the road supporting A Great Big WorldMarc Broussard and Ingrid Michaelson including an upcoming appearance at SummerStage in Central Park.  SECRET SOMEONES will release their “I Won’t Follow” EP on Aug 26 with a full album to come in 2015.

Cherrytree Presents co-headline tour with Sir Sly, Wolf Gang, and Special Guest Secret Someones:

8/25 DALLAS, TX Club Dada #
8/26 HOUSTON, TX Fitzgeralds #
8/27 AUSTIN, TX Parish #
8/29 FT LAUDERDALE, FL Culture Room #
8/30 ORLANDO, FL The Social #
9/2 ATLANTA, GA The Earl #
9/4 RICHMOND, VA The National #
9/5 MYRTLE BEACH, SC WKZQ’s Big Night Out @ House of Blues *^#
9/6 CHARLOTTE, NC 1065 Weenie Roast @ PNC Music Pavillion*#
9/7 RALEIGH, NC The 95X Big Shindig @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre*^#
9/8 WASHINGTON, DC U Street #
9/10 NEW YORK, NY Stage48 (18+)
9/11 ALBANY, NY The Hollow #
9/12 BOSTON, MA Brighton Music Hall (18+)
9/13 PHILADELPHIA, PA Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party*^#
9/15 PITTSBURGH, PA Stage AE #
9/16 COLUMBUS, OH The Basement #
9/17 ST LOUIS, MO Firebird #
9/18 MILWAUKEE, WI The Rave #
9/19 CHICAGO, IL Subterranean (17+)
9/20 MINNEAPOLIS, MN Triple Rock (18+)
9/22 KANSAS CITY, MO Riot Room (21+)
9/24 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Black Sheep #
9/25 DENVER, CO Marquis Theatre #
9/27 PHOENIX, AZ Crescent Ballroom (16+)
9/28 SAN DIEGO, CA Irenic #
9/29 LOS ANGELES, CA El Rey #
Sir Sly = *
Wolf Gang = ^
All Ages = #

ABOUT CHERRYTREE

Founded in 2005 by songwriter, producer and label executive Martin Kierszenbaum, Cherrytree Records has had a huge impact on modern pop, launching the 15 million selling album from Lady Gaga in 2009 as well as guiding the flourishing US careers of Ellie Goulding, Robyn, Feist, La Roux, Disclosure and worldwide successes of LMFAO and Far East Movement. In the process, Cherrytree Records and CherrytreeRecords.com have become a source for pop alternative music and culture as well as catalysts for artist collaboration and innovation.

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A Great Big World Is Having A Great Big Year

“SAY SOMETHING” SURPASSES 100 MILLION VIEWS AND BECOMES VEVO CERTIFIED

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MULTI-PLATINUM DUO TAKE THE STAGE ON FOX’S “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” ON JULY 16

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – It’s undoubtedly been a great big year for A Great Big World. Their breakthrough hit “Say Something” with Christina Aguilera went six times platinum worldwide, and went on to occupy the #1 spot on iTunes, Billboard‘s Digital Songs Chart, Billboard‘s Digital Track Chart, Spotify, and Shazam in addition to going Top 10 on sales charts in 19 countries. Now continuing this historic year, A Great Big World is the latest artist to officially become Vevo Certified. Their touching music video for “Say Something”has accumulated over 100 million views and counting on the video platform. This is their first video to becomeVevo Certified and yet another incredible achievement in a string of accolades.

In addition, the New York duo of Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino will take the stage on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance on July 16 to perform “Say Something”. It’s a special moment for the group as last year’s dance performance of the song not only caught the attention of the world but also the attention of Aguilera inspiring her to collaborate with them on the song.

Along the way, A Great Big World has tirelessly worked to become one of modern pop music’s most astounding success stories. Building on the plaintive piano chords and undeniable melody of “Say Something”, the track became a ubiquitous worldwide hit. At the same time, they were recognized as an Artist To Watch by MTV and a VH1 You Oughtta Know artist. They’ve given striking and stunning live performances at the American Music AwardsThe Victoria’s Secret Fashion ShowThe VoiceGood Morning AmericaThe Today ShowLive! with Kelly & MichaelThe Rachael Ray Show,  Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Logo Trailblazer Awards, and more. They’ve also garnered unanimous critical acclaim.

In the midst of it all, Vaccarino even worked up the courage to open up about his struggles with Multiple Sclerosis. Since first being diagnosed in 2007, he’s bravely endured living with the disease, and now he’s spoken up to raise awareness.

It’s been a magical journey thus far for the group. In addition to debuting at #3 on the Billboard Top 200, Is There Anybody Out There? received widespread critical acclaim upon its release in January. Their breakthrough mega-hit with Christina Aguilera“Say Something,” ignited a fast rise to success back in November 2012. As their profile grew, the single entranced the entire world, eventually selling over six million digital songs at a rapid rate worldwide.

Album available now at their official siteAmazoniTunes, or a signed copy at Target.com now!

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We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered Concert

“We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” SOLD OUT debut at Suncoast Casino in Las Vegas, June 22-23, 2013.

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Long ago and oh so far away . . .the world fell in love with the Carpenters and their era-defining repertoire of songs.

We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered

is a concert show celebrating the music of one of the most successful recording acts of all time.

Karen and Richard sold over 100 million records in just over a decade and still hold the record for the most top-ten consecutive singles. The dynamic combination of Karen’s voice and Richard’s compositions and arrangements created Grammy-winning magic and won them a worldwide legion of loyal fans.

To view the promotional video click HERE.

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While working as Music Director for Donna Summer, Harry Sharpe worked with Richard Carpenter in concert at the Hollywood Bowl. (June, 2010)

The Show

Michelle Berting Brett takes center stage accompanied by her 7-piece band of versatile Nashville musicians directed by Harry Sharpe. Sharpe and the band have worked with popular music icons including: Donna Summer, Wynonna Judd, Trisha Yearwood, Sara Evans, Alison Krauss, The Monkees, Bobby Caldwell, Tom Jones, Gloria Estefan, and Michael McDonald.

We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered re-creates their original sound. In addition Berting Brett shares stories culled from extensive research and interviews with those who knew Karen and Richard personally and professionally. The result is a real wholesome family show and an intimate behind the scenes profile of the pop music phenomenon that defined an era.

(This show does not purport to be endorsed by Richard Carpenter or the estate of Karen Carpenter, nor by Paul Williams and Roger Nichols, lyricist and composer of the song “We’ve Only Just Begun”.)

The Music

The concert show is available in a 90 minute or two-act format and is jam-packed with back-to-back soft rock classics that include: For All We Know, Goodbye to Love, Please Mr. Postman, Rainy Days and Mondays, Superstar, There’s a Kind of Hush, (They Long to Be) Close to You, Top of the World, We’ve Only Just Begun and Yesterday Once More and many more!

The Reviews

“Michelle Berting Brett is a richly gifted vocalist whose heartfelt tribute to Karen Carpenter is simply not to be missed.”
Christopher Loudon – Vocal Critic,
JazzTimes Magazine

“Carpenters Remembered was a great addition to our concert series. The group was amazing and I was so impressed with the accuracy of their vocals. A very well done production.”
Michael Joseph – Partner/Musical Director
The Company Theatre, Norwell, Massachusetts

“Michelle Berting Brett performed her heart out on not just one, but two very special shows here. It wasn’t just the tunes, it was the vibe, the stories, and the memories all being shared. It’s a downright special event for anyone who has loved the Carpenters. This show could play, and win, just about anywhere.”
Pat Ryan – Entertainment Director,
Bridge Street Live, Collinsville, Connecticut

“What an AMAZING show!!! Michelle Berting Brett and her top notch band recreate the spirit and essence of the Carpenters and provide an evening that brings back memory after memory . . .”
Deana J. Whistler – Entertainment Director,
WinnaVegas Casino Resort, Sloan, Iowa

“A fabulous, entertaining, informative, and fun show. I loved it! Thanks for an awesome evening!”
John Dimon – CEO,
Diamond Entertainment, Toronto, Canada

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Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas

is a concert show celebrating the biggest hits of one of the most successful recording acts of all time, and a full complement of their classic Christmas repertoire. A natural off-shoot of the show, We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered, this concert is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!

The Carpenters released two classic Christmas albums as well as two Christmas-themed television specials. Their holiday music is played every season and their Christmas records still top “Favorite Holiday Album” lists every year.

(This show does not purport to be endorsed by Richard Carpenter or the estate of Karen Carpenter, nor by Frank Pooler, lyricist of “Merry Christmas Darling”.)

The Music

Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas is available in a 90 minute or two-act format and features holiday classics and pop music hits that include:
The Christmas Song, Do You Hear What I Hear, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Jingle Bells, Merry Christmas Darling, Sleigh Ride, Goodbye to Love, Please Mr. Postman, Rainy Days and Mondays, Superstar, (They Long to Be) Close to You, Top of the World, We’ve Only Just Begun, Yesterday Once More, and many more!

The Reviews

Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas is an absolutely amazing holiday show that is sure to be enjoyed by all. Michelle Berting Brett brings to life a spectacular performance with some of the Carpenters’ most cherished favorites and holiday classics. This endearing show truly fills you with the holiday spirit; I could not speak more highly of this wonderful Christmas show or of Michelle’s unforgettable performance.”
Mark Jacobson – Marketing Manager,
Cher-Ae Heights Casino, Trinidad, California

“Michelle Berting Brett sounds as close to Karen Carpenter as you can get. Beautiful voice, music, and show. Our guests were very impressed and enjoyed it immensely.”
Cathy Wright – Entertainment Manager,
Spirit Mountain Casino, Grand Ronde, Oregon

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“Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas” performance at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, Oregon, December 21, 2013.

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For Bookings and Info:

Mark Brett
Trajectory Productions
860.377.1912
mark@markbrett.com

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Dale Watson Helps Celebrate Sun Recording Studios

 

 

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“Ameripolitan” artist Dale Watson Performs on NBC Nightly News;

Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Famed Sun Recording Studios

 

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE — As he prepares for the release of his Truckin’ Sessions Trilogy (slated for July 8 on Red River Entertainment), Country traditionalist Dale Watson recently joined NBC’s Lester Holt in Memphis, Tennessee to celebrate the60th Anniversary of Sun Studios.  Watson performed Don’t Let The Screen Door Hit You and Adios with an acclaimed group of musicians, including bassist Dave Roe (Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed), drummer JM Van Eaton (Jerry Lee Lewis) and pianist Rick Steff(Lucero).  (Holt handled bass duties on Adios).

 

The segment is scheduled to air Saturday, July 5 at  6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT on NBC Nightly News.

 

Watson has recorded five solo albums as Sun Recording Studios. Opened by rock pioneer Sam Phillips at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 3, 1950 Sun Recording Studios was originally called Memphis Recording Service, sharing the same building with the Sun Records label business. Reputedly the first rock and roll single, Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats’ “Rocket 88″ was recorded there in 1951 with song composer Ike Turner on keyboards, leading the studio to claim status as the birthplace of rock & roll. Blues and R&B artists like Howlin’ Wolf, Junior Parker, Little Milton, B.B. King, James Cotton, Rufus Thomas, and Rosco Gordon recorded there in the early 1950s. In the late 50s, such icons as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Charlie Feathers, Ray Harris, Warren Smith, Charlie Rich, and Jerry Lee Lewis, recorded there.

 

In 1998, “Ameripolitan” artist Watson issued a 14-song collection of songs in the tradition of Red Simpson, Merle Haggard, Red Sovine and Dave Dudley called The Truckin’ Sessions.  He followed that release a year later with another 14-song outing, The Truckin’ Sessions 2.  Now, the maverick country traditionalist is adding another new 14-song set,The Truckin’ Sessions 3, to the group, and now, Red River Entertainment will release them all in one package, The Truckin’ Sessions Trilogy.

 

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To schedule an interview with Watson, for artwork, a review copy

of Truckin’ Sessions III or more information, contact

Lance Cowan • LCMedia • (615) 331-1710 • lcmedia@comcast.net.

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Phone: 615-331-1710 • P.O. Box 965 • Antioch, TN 37013

 

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JASON MICHAEL CARROLL PERFORMS MOHEGAN WOLF DEN

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Country music hit-maker Jason Michael Carroll from Youngsville, North Carolina, is gearing up to release his first new album since 2011, featuring the single “Close Enough.” He’ll be hitting the road in 2014 on a cross-Country tour and overseas to perform for the military.

Carroll rose to fame after being discovered at a local talent competition in 2004 and later signed to the Arista Nashville label in 2006, releasing his debut album Waitin’ In The Country. The album produced three Top 40 hits including “Alyssa Lies,” “Livin’ Our Love Song” and “I Can Sleep When I’m Dead” and soared to #1 on the U.S. Country charts, selling nearly half a million copies. Both of Carroll’s following albums,Growing Up Is Getting Old and Numbers have charted on the Billboard Top 200.

The band appeared july 4th at the mohegan Sun Wolf Den  for one night only.

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Brendan Mayer New Single

Bredan Mayer New Single "Getaway Car"

Bredan Mayer New Single “Getaway Car”

Biography:

Music has always been in Brendan Mayer’s blood. The son of longtime guitarist for Jimmy Buffett, Peter Mayer, Brendan grew up surrounded by the music industry and all that comes with it. Since a young age, he has been steadily crafting his own unique voice as a guitarist, singer, and songwriter. As lead singer of Nashville buzz-band The Turf, Brendan played extensively throughout the Nashville area and elsewhere, sharing the stage along the way with successful acts like American Bang, Jeff the Brotherhood, De Novo Dahl, Turbo Fruits, and How I Became the Bomb, among others. Now, after graduating from Boston University, his current solo project is pushing his singular melodic style and voice to new heights. Possessing an adventurous yet mature musical sensibility that belies his still-young age, Brendan is ready to make his own mark on the world of music that he knows and loves.

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“100 Years Of Hal Roach Studios” Showcased at the Hollywood Museum

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Golden Age of Hollywood Exhibit Runs July 5 – August 31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Hollywood Museum unveils its new exhibit, 100 Years of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, ‘Our Gang’ and Harold Lloyd in honor of the Hollywood icon’s centennial, opening to the public July 5 to August 31.  The exhibit contains authentic photos, costumes and props from the rich history of Hal Roach Studios and the legendary talents that emanated from there in the early 1900s. Sons of the Desert, the International Laurel & Hardy Society, is co-sponsoring the exhibition in conjunction with their national convention, held July 2-6 in the heart of Hollywood. The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building is located at 1660 N. Highland Ave. at Hollywood and Highland.

“We are so pleased to honor the 100th anniversary of the Hal Roach Studios with this special exhibit,” states Donelle Dadigan, Founder and President of the Museum. “Everyone remembers the celebrated comedy team Laurel & Hardy who made famous the phrase ‘Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into,’ the legendary appeal of  ‘Our Gang’ and their famous dog Petey, and actor Harold Lloyd, one of the most famous and influential comedians of the great silent film era.”

Highlighting the exhibit are Laurel and Hardy costumes including suits worn in the 1945 film The Bull Fighters, coats worn in Jitterbugs (1943), the iconic Fez’s worn in Sons of the Desert (1933), Stan Laurel’s personal favorite Fedora, as well as props from Sons of the Desert and a flask from The Fighting Kentuckian (1949). There’s a plaque from Lake Laurel and Hardy (in Marietta, S.C.), including its mysterious history offered by the City of Los Angeles archives. Additional Laurel & Hardy ephemeras consist of film posters, rare photographs, scripts, sheet music, scrapbooks, personal photos and letters and Al Hirschfeld-designed window cards.

In addition to Laurel and Hardy, Hal Roach Studios brought to fame such actors as Harold Lloyd, the Our Gang kids (later known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach’s Rascals), bombshell actress Thelma Todd, Zasu Pitts and Charley Chase. Other performers who graduated from Roach comedies on their path to stardom were such actors as Jean Harlow, Janet Gaynor, Jean Arthur, Fay Wray, Paulette Goddard and Boris Karloff.

Sons of the Desert International Society is named after the 1933 feature film,” said Bob Saterfield, President of Sons of the Desert Society, and “is devoted to keeping the lives and works of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy before the public, with the strong desire to perpetuate their spirit and genius.”

Contributors to this exhibit include Dan Bacher, Richard Bann, Maria Carpenter, William Cassara, Amy Condit, Brad Farrell, Rick Greene, Richard Johnson, Chuck McCann, Mike and Carol Nemeth, Dave and Diane Reidy, Tyler St. Mark, Bob Satterfield, Cliff Sawyer and Randy Skretvedt.

Website: www.TheHollywoodMuseum.com
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Twitter: @HollywoodMuseum

Tom Cantone’s Book Release Party

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Tom Cantone, Mohegan Sun’s Senior VP, is one of the nation’s top entertainment executives who has been a leading trendsetter in the entertainment, resort and casino industry. His marketing leadership has revolutionized casino entertainment. Venue’s Today Magazine best summed it up, “Tom has honed a highly effective marketing strategy that has helped build the entire casino industry.”

BOOK’EM covers some 250 major debuts, including: Eddie Murphy, One Direction, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Jerry Seinfeld, Taylor Swift, The Dixie Chicks, Billy Crystal, Pink, Robin Williams, Ke$ha, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and even The Sopranos, to name a few.

WATCH VIDEO FROM TOM CANTONE’S

BOOK RELEASE PARTY!

Tom Cantone’s “Boom ‘Em” Release Party at the Friars Club, June 3, 2014 from Marc Cantone on Vimeo.