Sinatra Centennial Weekend at The US Grant
Swing into the centennial celebration of one of the world’s greatest entertainment legends. Following his Best Actor in a Leading Role performance as Frank Sinatra, join Richard Shelton for a weekend residency June 18-20 at The US Grant. Three distinctive evenings include the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Sinatra’s original musicians. Individual show tickets and weekend passes are available. (619.232.3121, sinatraatthegrant.eventbrite.com)
Thursday, June 18: Behind Those Blue Eyes Meet Sinatra’s original musicians, Gregg Field (drums), Mike Lang (piano), and Chuck Bergerhoefer (bass), and witness the transformation of Richard Shelton into Sinatra, as he dons one of Sinatra’s original tuxedos to shares stories and perform a set of Sinatra classics.
Friday, June 19: Frank’s Way An intimate night of Sinatra’s greatest hits, unplugged, with Richard Shelton alongside Sinatra’s own pianist, Mike Lang.
Saturday, June 20: The Main Event, Our Way A masterpiece of entertainment originally performed to a crowd of 20,000 at Madison Square Garden to announce Sinatra’s return from retirement, Shelton takes inspiration from the original set from The Main Event to celebrate Sinatra’s centennial year accompanied by a 12-piece swing band. Expect a few surprises along the journey including a grand finale dance party.