The star of hit films including The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles, Ringwald (pictured) has just released her first album as a jazz vocalist, Except Sometimes, on Concord Records.
Except Sometimes includes Ringwald's takes on standards such as The Very Thought Of You," I Get Along Without You Very Well," and Pick Yourself Up," as well as a version of Don't You (Forget About Me)," the Simple Minds pop hit famously featured in the credits sequence of The Breakfast Club. The album was produced by pianist Peter Smtih, and also features Clayton Cameron on drums, Allen Mezquida on alto saxophone and Trevor Ware on bass.
At the Bistro, Ringwald will perform sets at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 both nights. Tickets are $50 for the front room, $40 for the bar and balcony areas, and will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. next Wednesday, April 17 via Metrotix.