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Livermore: Tribute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall

Benny Goodman was at the height of his career when he and his legendary band performed at Carnegie Hall in January 1938 and redefined the meaning of popular music.  Relive this amazing event with an all-star big band made up of exceptional jazz and swing musicians led by Kim Richmond.

The show recaptures a magical era when such hits as Sing, Sing, Sing, King Porters Stomp, One O’Clock Jump, Stomping at the Savoy and Avalon topped the charts.  Among the special guests are The Modernaires, one of the most popular big band vocal groups of all time who scored #1 hits including Chatanooga Choo Choo, Perfidia, Elmer’s Tune. Also appearing will be star singer and dancer from the Lawrence Welk Show, Mary Lou Metzger, plus vocalist Polly Podewell, the last girl singer hired by Benny Goodman himself, will deliver favorite vocal hits such as And The Angels Sing.  

Ticket information here.

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bankhead Theater
2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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