Donna Francis will be doing double duty for the 8th Annual Music Lover’s Showcase, Thursday and Friday in Savannah Center.
The event features dozens of local Villages’ performers from 8:30 a.m. to nearly 10 p.m. each day in various Savannah Center rooms. Each performance lasts about an hour.
Francis performs with the oldies band, Forever Young, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Theater Room. A few hours later she sings with the Shades of Blue Octet, at 12:45 p.m. in the Atlanta Room.
Other highlights and the full schedule is listed below:
Toni Booker, Thursday 5:45 p.m. in the Rhett Butler Room.
LaLipops, Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in Theater.
Ralph DiNome, Thursday, 4 p.m. in Rhett Butler.
Mark Steven Schmidt, Friday at 8:30 a.m. in Theater.
The Savoys Dance Band, Friday, 4:30 p.m. in Theater.
Phil Caltabellotta and Friends, Friday, 10:30 a.m. in Rhett Butler.
Billie Thatcher, Friday, 2:15 p.m. in Rhett Butler.
Diana Arlt Tribute to Karen Carpenter, Friday, 3:30 p.m. in Charleston Room.
Here is full schedule:
TIME ROOM GROUP
8:30am-9:30am Theater The Celtic Village Show Band
10:30am-11:30am Theater Forever Young
12:30pm-1:30pm Theater The LaLIpops
2:30pm-3:30pm Theater Villages Swing Band
4:30pm-5:30pm Theater The Villages Jazz Workshop
6:30pm-7:30pm Theater The Southland Dixie Stompers
8:30pm-9:30pm Theater Part-Time Jazz Ensemble
TIME ROOM GROUP
8:30am-9:30am Charleston Dave Monk
8:45am-9:45am Ashley Wilkes Phil & Jeff
9am-10am Rhett Butler Sparkey’s Strummers
9:15am-10:15am Atlanta Krista Joy
10:15am-11:15am Charleston Chords Strings and Reeds
10:30am-11:30am Ashley Wilkes Mike and Kathy
10:45am-11:45am Rhett Butler Rachael and Friends Music and Comedy Show
11am-12pm Atlanta The Grand Slam Band
12pm-1pm Charleston The Olde Tyme Jazz and Dance Band
12:15pm-1:15pm Ashley Wilkes High Maintenance
12:30pm-1:30pm Rhett Butler Memory Lane Duo (Jan Lavin & John Canale)
12:45pm-1:45pm Atlanta Shades Of Blue Octet
1:45pm-2:45pm Charleston Uncle Pepe
2pm-3pm Ashley Wilkes Richie Lanna Entertainer
2:15pm-3:15pm Rhett Butler MrBluSkies Entertainment
2:30pm-3:30pm Atlanta Doug & Barbara
3:30pm-4:30pm Charleston Michael B Sax
3:45pm-4:45pm Ashley Wilkes The Rich Tones
4pm-5pm Rhett Butler Ralph DiNome
4:15pm-5:15pm Atlanta Maria Williams
5:15pm-6:15pm Charleston Bob Thomsen
5:30pm-6:30pm Ashley Wilkes Music by Clare
5:45pm-6:45pm Rhett Butler Toni Booker
6pm-7pm Atlanta Doc Chubinski
7pm-8pm Charleston Haulin’ Notes
7:15pm-8:15pm Ashley Wilkes Tempos
7:30pm-8:30pm Rhett Butler Mike Abbott
7:45pm-8:45pm Atlanta Sharon D
8:45pm-9:45pm Charleston The Mosaics
8:30am-9:30am Theater Mark Steven Schmidt
10:30am-11:30am Theater Villages Dixieland Band
12:30pm-1:30pm Theater The Moonlighters Big Band
2:30pm-3:30pm Theater Ambassadors Big-Band
4:30pm-5:30pm Theater The Savoys Dance Band
6:30pm-7:30pm Theater Villages German Band
8:30pm-9:30pm Theater Petrina
8:30am-9:30am Charleston Peace, Love & Ukulele Club
8:45am-9:45am Rhett Butler Top Shelf
10:15am-11:15am Charleston The Butterbean Band
10:30am-11:30am Rhett Butler Phil Caltabellotta and Friends
12pm-1pm Charleston J.R. Sings Country & Cool
12:30pm-1:30pm Rhett Butler The Villages Harmonica Band
1:45pm-2:45pm Charleston The Parking Lot Band
2:15pm-3:15pm Rhett Butler Billie Thatcher… Broadway, Standards and Jazz
3:30pm-4:30pm Charleston Diana Arlt Sings The Music of Karen Carpenter
4pm-5pm Rhett Butler The Kevin O’Connell Trio with Billie Thatcher and Phil Caltabellotta
5pm-6pm Atlanta The Ukulele Players Club
5:15pm-6:15pm Charleston Michael Peterson’s Classic Country
5:45pm-6:45pm Rhett Butler Billy, Rod, & MaryAnne
6:30pm-7:30pm Ashley Wilkes Whiskey Diamond
6:45pm-7:45pm Atlanta The Village Chicks
7pm-8pm Charleston Chinese Opera & Instruments Club
7:30pm-8:30pm Rhett Butler Bob Bartz
8:15pm-8:30pm Ashley Wilkes Steve (Guitar Man)