Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma presents a special 40th Anniversary event entitled "Musical Gift Box," a series of seven concerts presented with cabaret-style seating, over two weekends from tonight, Feb. 1 to Feb. 10, 2013.
The series features a variety of musical genres including country, blues, flamenco, classical, jazz and "The Great Broadway Sing-Along," a fun evening of participation featuring classic Broadway tunes.
Musical artists include Mary Gannon-Graham performing the music of Patsy Cline; Swing Fever with Denise Perrier performing Big Band, swing and tunes from the American Songbook; and a dinner concert with Due Zighi Baci, featuring tenor Michael Van Why and accordionist Sheri Mignano performing French cafe music.
The Cinnabar Theater Musical Gift Box Series is graciously underwritten by Michel Snethlage and Barbara Howell.
Cinnabar Theater Musical Gift Box Series Schedule:
8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 ~ Patsy and the Bobcats
Patsy Cline chart toppers, plus other classic country classics, performed by the incomparable Mary Gannon-Graham and the band that backed her up in critically acclaimed North Bay productions of "Always, Patsy Cline."
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 ~ Swing Fever with Denise Perrier
Swing Fever, one of the Bay Area's premiere swing bands with Denise Perrier, perform Big Band, Swing and American Songbook Favorites originally by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, George Gershwin and Cole Porter.
5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 ~ The Alphabet Players
The Alphabet Players perform beautiful chamber music from the 18th century including baroque and budding romantics.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 ~ Sol Flamenco "Viva España"
The passion and fire of Spain hits the Cinnabar stage for an evening of lightning fast footwork, haunting guitar rhythms and soulful singing. Featuring guitarist Mark Taylor.