Looking for that perfect night LATE SUMMER NIGHT out with your sweetheart?
It will be a night to remember as Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts brings back Pittsburgh’s Jazz Legend – Benny Benack and his Band – for an evening of sizzling Jazz, Swing and Dixieland – dancing to the Blues, and Rock n Roll – and with wonderful vocals from the Great American Song Book on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 at 7:30 PM at Lincoln Hall.
He’s the MAN – and – This is THE Band! It will be a “hot time in the old town of Foxburg”!
Consummate Showman and Band Leader, BENNY BENACK and his Quintet will “TEAR THE ROOF OFF” of Lincoln Hall, Saturday night, September 16 at 7:30 PM!
Call to reserve now as seating is limited! Tickets are $20 for Adults and Students $5. Beverages will be available by donation. Call 724 659-3153 to reserve or buy online here.
Benny’s virtuosic artistry on sax, clarinet, trumpet and vocals will be backed up by some of Pittsburgh’s hottest musicians – wailing, rocking, and charming the audience with styles ranging from New Orleans Dixieland to modern day jazz players like Kenny Garrett, Branford Marsalis and Roy Hargrove.
And they’ll also play Big band Swing, Charlie Parker, Grover Washington Jr., Ray Charles, The Crusaders, Stanley Turrentine and PLUS standards from the Great American Song Book AND Rock n Roll and Rhythm and Blues.
What a show for your listening enjoyment AND for dancing at the back of Lincoln Hall!
Last year in his cameo appearance in a night of New Orleans Jazz, Benny had the audience eating out of the palm of his hand and wanting MORE! Now, an entire night of his magical audience charisma and musical virtuosity and versatility.
AND Be sure to wear your dancing shoes! Dancing at Lincoln Hall has become a favorite of audiences – loving both the warm ambience and close up experience of thrilling music making and also the opportunity to dance with their sweetheart at the back of the hall.
Benny Benack and his band will make you want to get up and shake a leg… but if you prefer to sit and enjoy, there will be plenty of musical variety and outrageous riffing to entertain and delight!
Tickets are $20 for Adults and Students $5. Beverages will be available by donation.
Call 724 659-3153 to reserve or buy online here.
ABOUT THE MUSICIANS
Benny Benack, Jr. is a legend in the Pittsburgh jazz and night club scene – a band leader well known for his virtuosic musicianship and charismatic audience appeal. The Benny Benack Band plays everything from jazz, swing, big band, Dixieland, Rhythm and Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll – with wonderful vocals from the Great American Song Book and more.
The band’s front man is no stranger to the music world. His father, Benny Benack, was a Pittsburgh band leader and at the forefront of the Pittsburgh jazz scene in the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s. Benny Jr. song continues the family’s musical tradition playing trumpet, clarinet, and saxophone. His son, Benny Benack III, is following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps as a jazz trumpeter and vocalist, currently building a big name for himself in the jazz scene in New York City.