Saturday, August 25, 2007

Message from singer Lou Lanza


just wanted to drop a line and let you know about some things that are coming up.

first off, i have begun a steady sunday night gig singing AND playing @ the prime rib in philadelphia. think bobby short at the cafe carlyle or the mel torme in hollywood cd and you have the vibe pretty much on the money. i am there from 5-9 pm and the prime rib is located in the radisson plaza-warwick hotel, 1701 locust street (17th & locust), philadelphia, pa 19103. call 215.772.1701 for reservations.

this friday night i will have the distinct pleasure of performing with the steve rudolph trio featuring steve meashey & tony deangelis from 7-11 pm @ the hilton patio bar and grille (weather permitting - we'll be inside if the weather is inclement) at the hilton harrisburg, one north second street, harrisburg, pa 17101-1601. if you are in that area or know anyone from that area, please forward this email to them. naturally, if any of you would like to make the trek out with me, by all means come one, come all!!!

on friday august 31st, i will be part of the philly song shuffle @ the world cafe live, 3025 walnut street, philadelphia, pa 19104, 215.222.1400. i won't tell you what part of the evening i am going on, that would be cheating, and i know you will enjoy all of the acts. here is the info:
Downstairs Live
Friday, August 31, 2007
Doors 6pm / Show 7:30pm
Floor/Loge/Bar: $15 + $5 processing fee
Mezzanine*: $25 + $5 processing fee
*Mezzanine price includes $10 premium service fee
Save money! Processing fee is only $1 when you purchase with CASH at the box office BEFORE day of show!
Reproducing the sounds of a CD player or iPod set on "SHUFFLE" more than fifty singer-songwriters and folk musicians cram the best moments of their craft into an amazing concert involving 4-minute sets, 4-second set changes, and only 1 stage! It's LIVE and non-stop for over 3 hours!
Now in its 5th exciting year, this one-of-a-kind event is nothing less than a Philly-sized dose of complete mayhem!

Since its debut in 2003, the Philly Song Shuffle has featured more than 100 different artists and groups, including such notable acts as Ben Arnold, Melody Gardot, John Faye, Sue & Steph of Stargazer Lily, and Susan Werner. The Shuffle has been featured in the Philadelphia City Paper and on WXPN. Patrick Rapa wrote “Far from amateur hour, last year’s Shuffle was an eclectic and lively assembly of established and up-and-coming artists aiming to put their best stuff out there.” The revolution continues!

Artists Performing:
Adam Brodsky, Adrienne Hamilton, Alexandra Day, Alfred James, Arlon Bennett, Bob Beach, Brad Keough, Cabin Dogs, Chris Adams, Chris Chandler, Christine Havrilla, Dan May, Dave Devlin, David Falcone, Dena Marchiony, Enchante, Gillian Grassie, GW, Jeremy Darrow, Jim Klingler, John Conahan, John Faye, John Fuhr, Jon Dichter, Josh Komorowski, Joy Theissen, Kate Bickle, Katie Barbato, Kevin Lynch, Kierstin Gray, Leigh Goldstein, Lili Anel, Liz Longley, Lizanne Knott, Lou Lanza, Malone & McWilliams, Mark Difilippo, Matt Gerson, Melody Gardot, Mick Choder, Miles Thompson, Rosaleen McGill, Sherry Somach, Something Black, Stephen DiJoseph, Stephen Marmel, The Soul Gospel Singers, Vanida Gail.

hope to see all of you out there at one of these venues and events!!!


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