Friday, August 9, 2019

Wonderful, Wonderful, with bubbles Floating in the Air

Pop the cork and pass the Champagne. There were bubbles floating in the air with champagne music made famous by band leader Lawrence Welk.  The Lawrence Welk Show aired from the 1950's and beyond and was the theme at a Union City retirement home. "Wonderful, Wonderful" was the trademark made famous by Welk, with trumpet music by Frank accompanied by Nob Hill pianist Eric. This duo began their set with the song "Calcutta."

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Magic Moment at Dublin Shopping Center

This Magic Moment
Mercy Mercy Me-What's Going On?

There was funk and back to the 70's Motown for the fourth concert at a Dublin Shopping Center. Band members sang top of the chart hits from the decades; audience members reciprocated by dancing to their lively beat.  Celebrity Gems arranges funk and rock and roll bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Shopping in the Wine Country

Mural captures Livermore's char
Face Painter and her artwork for the kids

Livermore wines have gained worldwide recognition and first place awards. Livermore's outlet stores and shopping centers also gain worldwide recognition by bargain shoppers. A face painter displayed her artistry at a Livermore outlet center's weekend sale by attracting long lines of children while their parents shopped at their favorite store. Celebrity Gems arranges face painters and balloon artists in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Hip Hop and Carnaval rocks Dublin

What fun it was. A Latin hip hop, reggae, and rap band for the third Dublin shopping center concert. A female Latin rap artist began the second set to the beat of "Walk on the Wild Side" a solid gold hit made famous by Lou Reed. Guitarist and band leader Rafael danced like a rock star to songs from Nicaragua, Bolivia, and the Caribbean.
Hip Hop and Rap rocks Dublin 
Latin songs from Brazil and Nicaragua

Sunday, July 21, 2019

A Tribute to Diana Ross-with Stacy

Diana Ross is considered one of the best singers of all time. She boasts 12 number one Billboard hits and as the lead singer with the Supremes, she was named female singer of the century by Billboard magazine. "Stop in the name of Love," and "You keep me hanging on," two hits from the 70's continue their popularity in the 21st century. Stacy offered her Diana Ross Tribute, which included the theme from Mahogany, "Do you know where you're going to" at an afternoon concert at the Castro Valley Library.
Ain't No Mountain High Enough 
Theme from "Mahogany,"  Do you know where you're Going.

Stacy's Jazz Trio

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Whole Foods patio for Becca and the Blues

Becca belted out the blues with her band at the second Dublin shopping center concert. She included music for every style and taste gaining enthusiastic applause and recognition. Her song list included Speakeasy Jazz, Sinatra, Rhythm and Blues, Funk, and Top 40. Celebrity Gems arranges bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered-I'm yours
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Summertime and the High Lords of Rock and Roll

Come on Everybody wave your arms to the beat
We are the Champions
Colorful balloon sculpture
The summer temperature was perfect- sunny, not to hot, not to cold. The first band for the four part Dublin, CA Summer Concerts included tributes to the Icons of Rock-Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, and Queen. 
Their lead singer circulated throughout the audience with shout-outs to wave arms and shake booties. Celebrity Gems arranges rock and motown bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.