The Women of Mister Kelly's - 7/29/19Monday, July 29 2019 6:00 PM Doors / 7:30 PM Start / Ends 9:30 PM (ESTIMATED ENDING TIME)
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The Women of Mister Kelly's - 7/29/19
at City Winery Chicago
- 6:00 PM
- 7:30 PM
- 9:30 PM (ESTIMATED ENDING TIME)
A TRIBUTE TO SOME OF THE GREATEST WOMEN ENTERTAINERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY features Chicago’s own, Anne Burnell, Frieda Lee, Holly McGuire, LaShera Moore, Suzanne Petri, Margaret Murphy-Webb, Michele Thomas, The Queen of Chicago Cabaret, Denise Tomasello, and the original London House legend, Judy Roberts, with Mark Burnell as music director, Joe Policastro(bass) and Phil Gratteau(drums), produced and hosted BY Daryl Nitz.
From 1953 until 1975, the greatest women entertainers of the 20th Century, wowed audiences at MISTER KELLY’S, a small nightclub on Chicago’s Rush Street. Presenting female jazz vocalist of all colors, to packed houses and critical acclaim from Jazz Legends, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Dinah Washington, and Sarah Vaughan to pop stars Helen Reddy, Cass Elliott, The Pointer Sisters and Natalie Cole. Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler arrived as unknowns and exited as stars.
Audience members will get a sneak peak at the upcoming documentary film, Mister Kelly’s Chicago, produced by David Marienthal and Happy Medium Ventures. This special, one night only, celebration is a must see evening of Chicago's best in jazz and music.