Friday, July 18, 2014

Ritz On The River


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Jul 24, 2014 · 6:30 PM
The Ritz on the River Concert will be from 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm at the Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Mulberry Street. Feature is Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will perform some of the most popular hits from the “rat pack” era including Come Fly With Me, Georgia, and Luck Be a Lady. Dinner Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 14, 2014 at 10:00am and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and the Vicksburg Convention Center Box Office. Show tickets are $50 (advance purchase only) and general admission show tickets are $20 in advance, $25 (day of show) plus applicable service charges. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Jacob’s Ladder. For more information on this event call 601-630-2929 or visit www.vicksburgccevents.com.

Be sure to show your Ritz on the River general admission ticket to either the Wine House or Roca Restaurant & Bar the evening of the 24th, they will grant you 15% off your meal that evening! We so appreciate our community partners!!ike

This will get you fired up and excited about next Thursday (July 24) for Ritz on the River. This is a recorded performance by Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra performing Luck be a Lady! tickets available athttp://www.ticketmaster.com/ritz-on-the-river-vicksburg-mississippi-07-24-2014/event/1B004C828F736130?artistid=1981853&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=4&tm_link=search_msg-0_1B004C828F736130

History of "Luck Be a Lady" - it is a song written by Frank Loesser in 1950 and first performed by Robert Alda. The song was featured in the musical Guys and Dolls.

The lyrics relate the point of view of a gambler, Sky Masterson, who hopes that he will win a bet, the outcome of which will decide whether or not he is able to save his relationship with the girl of his dreams.

Marlon Brando sang the song in the 1955 film version.

Jack Jones recorded it for his 1964 album, Bewitched,[1] arranged by Shorty Rogers.

Later, it became a signature song for Frank Sinatra, first released on the compilation Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre and re-released on the album Sinatra '65: The Singer Today. It was released as a duet with Chrissie Hynde on Duets II (1994). The song was also recorded by Barbra Streisand for her album Back to Broadway, and appeared on The L Word's soundtrack in episode 4.06, where it was performed by Brian Setzer. Dee Snider performed it as a duet with Clay Aiken on Snider's 2012 album Dee Does Broadway, while the Cherry Poppin' Daddies recorded a version on their 2014 Rat Pack tribute Please Return the Evening.

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